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  1. London pub's offer to feed the homeless Christmas dinner goes viralRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | The Independent

    ... jumped on the idea in the pub. Read more: Student raises over A 21,000 for homeless man Philanthropy is not just charity from the rich Disabled homeless await legal ruling on housing application "I know homeless people on the streets here, I asked ...

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  2. Holiday giving? Don't pick a charity by financial statements aloneRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | CBC News

    Around the holiday season, people tend to give money to charities but some caution that too many of them tend to focus on one factor. When it comes to charitable donations, Canadians seem to have become so fixated on picking a charity based on its administrative costs that they may be overlooking the impact the agency has, one umbrella organization says.

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  3. Michael Buble Donates Nearly $200K to British Music Therapy CharityRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | KURB-FM Little Rock

    Michael Buble just wrapped up a tour of the U.K., and he didn't just leave behind a lot of satisfied fans: he left a bunch of cash behind for a good cause. Michael has donated one pound from every ticket sold to his shows in the U.K. -- a total of 125,000 pounds -- to the music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins.

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  4. Big gift for Big SandyRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Floyd County Times

    Dr. Varia's friends and family joined in for the unveiling of the check, before she delivered an emotional address. PRESTONSBURG - It was a warm, emotional scene inside the Big Sandy Community and Technical College's Prestonsburg campus student center when educators and friends of the college gathered at a dinner party on Tuesday, where Dr. Chandra Varia donated $100,000 to the school.

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  5. Hodge: Angels who live in our communityRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | Kelowna Capital News

    To keep my name off the 'naughty' list, perhaps I should hang out with a bunch of the people listed below, those selected by others as this year's angels. Certainly that wouldn't hurt my Santa status.

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  6. Charity shop may be given a guardRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Swindon Advertiser

    A SECURITY guard could be employed in Sussex Square to protect a charity shop and library against anti-social behaviour. Last week, Peter Mallinson , the chairman of the Walcot Charity Shop and Community Library, announced intentions to close the popular hub after youths kicked a football through the window of the shop, terrifying customers and staff.

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  7. Leading Transportation Company Delivers Holiday Cheer in the Silicon ValleyRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Avalon Transportation and partners have coordinated another hit charity event! Local businesses, and guests came together to benefit San Jose Dress For Success. On December 4th, Avalon Transportation Service, Irvine Company Furnished Apartments, and Be Connected USA hosted a Fashion for Charity event featuring Dress for Success San Jose.

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  8. Roots of Militancy among some Muslim Youth: What can be Done?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Juan Cole

    Gruesome ISIS beheadings, the Sydney siege, and now TalibanA s slaughter of children in Pakistan have haunted the media, along with the SenateA s report on CIAA s use of torture against suspected terrorists. The true nature of the radicalization problem, once again, is mostly obscured by petty domestic politics.

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  9. Record $1.25b donated by individuals in past 12 months, survey showsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Straits Times

    A record $1.25 billion was donated in the past 12 months despite fewer donors, a recent survey commissioned by the National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre showed. The biennial Individual Giving Survey revealed that 83 per cent of the 1,800 people polled this year said they gave money to charities.

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  10. Here's what's going on in Haywood this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    There are many ways to enjoy the Christmas season in Haywood County this weekend, including Christmas cantatas, Christmas plays and a live Nativity scene. See the holiday lights from 6 to 8 p.m. at STAR Ranch.

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  11. Secret Santa delivers layaway surpriseRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/16xN6B0 Over the last six years, our owners have helped us donate $35 million to charity through the Subaru "Share the Love" event. This year, we plan to give up to $15 million. Get a great deal on a new Subaru, and ...

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  12. Vietnam vet, many others face obstacles during holiday seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    Donald is a 64-yar-old Vietnam War veteran who, until recently, was living in an abandoned house. Thanks to funds he received through the VA, he is now residing in a local men's shelter and making strides toward a new life.

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  13. Fewer donors but more volunteers: SurveyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Straits Times

    A record $1.25 billion was donated in the past twelve months despite fewer donors, reported a recent survey commissioned by the National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre. In 2012, 91 per cent of 1,500 interviewees said they gave money to charities but the number fell to 83 per cent this year when more than 1,800 were polled.

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  14. Pop-up holiday mart helps area charitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Jackson Sun

    ... canned food for RIFA, or toys for Skyline Church of Christ toy drive. Holiday shoppers got a chance to buy for charity Thursday night in downtown Jackson when Miss Ollie's hosted its first Holiday Mart. In a twist on traditional holiday marts, ...

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  15. Spirit of giving: Donor-advised fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    ... many wealthy donors do not desire such publicity. Anonymous donating is one of the many benefits of giving to charity through a donor-advised fund. Donor-advised funds are private funds administered by a community foundation or third-party financial ...

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  16. Estate agents offers personalised cards for charity donationRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Bromsgrove Standard

    CHILDREN were able to have their picture taken with Father Christmas for their very own festive card at the weekend at a Rubery estate agents. Those who took part in the events on Saturday and Monday at Your Move, New Road, also did their bit for charity as well, with donations going to Text Santa 2014.

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  17. Bravo: Elks spread Christmas cheerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Wave

    Andrea McCallister, director of development and communications at Laura's House; Eric Chamberlain, associate general counsel at Bank of America; and Margaret Bayston, executive director at Laura's House, celebrate the bank's $5,000 donation to the shelter. The Mission Viejo/Saddleback Valley Elks Lodge teamed up with Elks National Foundation to bring holiday cheer with gifts and food to the House of Hope shelter in Orange.

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  18. What is a CHNA Anyway?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Cape Cod Times

    The tiny lights on a tree look pretty insignificant one by one. They only glow when they are all strung together.

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  19. Fighting hunger in NJRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

    "A lot of people tend to think of New Jersey as being such an affluent state, but the reality is that more than 1.1 million people in New Jersey face hunger," said Julia Kathan, the director of public relations for the Community FoodBank of New Jersey . One of the reasons it is difficult for families to put food on the table, according to Kathan, is because New Jersey has a high cost of living.

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  20. Photo Gallery: Pop-Up Shopping at Miss Ollie'sRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Jackson Sun

    PHOTO GALLERY: Pop-Up Shopping at Miss Ollie's 3 Gidget Egner wears elf slippers to welcome guests to Miss Ollie's pop up shopping to benefit local charities Thursday night. Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: 3 Gidget Egner wears elf slippers to welcome guests to Miss Ollie's pop up shopping to benefit local charities Thursday night.

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