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  1. Margaret Hodge has expressed alarm over funding given to the Society Network FoundationRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Chelmsfordweeklynews.co.uk

    Downing Street asked a minister to approve a A 150,000 grant to a "big society" charity despite officials' concerns about its poor performance and doubts over its financial sustainability, a report has revealed. The decision was branded "alarming" by the chairwoman of the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee, Margaret Hodge, who said it was "hard to believe" that it was in the best interest of taxpayers.

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  2. Charity 'given grant despite fears'Read the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Cotswold Journal

    Downing Street asked a minister to approve a A 150,000 grant to a "big society" charity despite officials' concerns about its poor performance and doubts over its financial sustainability, a report has revealed. The decision was branded "alarming" by the chairwoman of the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee, Margaret Hodge, who said it was "hard to believe" that it was in the best interest of taxpayers.

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  3. PM's office ignored official advice to stop funding failing Big Society charityRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | The Independent

    David Cameron's office ignored official advice and ordered a government department to carry on funding a failing and debt-ridden charity closely linked to his flagship Big Society project. A report by the National Audit Office reveals today the role that those around Mr Cameron played in awarding public money to the Big Society Network which later collapsed owing money to the government.

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  4. On Thanksgiving, charities offer those in need a phone call homeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    More than just calling home on the holidays US Cellular is offering people at KARM's free dinner a chance to get online, apply for jobs, and hopefully get back on their feet. On Thanksgiving, charities offer those in need a phone call home More than just calling home on the holidays US Cellular is offering people at KARM's free dinner a chance to get online, apply for jobs, and hopefully get back on their feet.

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  5. ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Star

    The 888,246 red ceramic flowers - one for every British and Commonwealth death during the First World War - were sold for 25 each. But furious buyers wanting to own the ceramic blooms have been opening up packages to find them damaged or broken to bits.

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  6. invite fans to participate in holiday toy driveRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Chicago Cubs

    The Chicago Cubs are inviting their fans to participate in a holiday toy drive benefiting children at Lawrence Hall Youth Services to conclude the team's yearlong 100 Gifts of Service. Toys may be donated at the Cubs Store across from Wrigley Field beginning today until December 4 at 5:30 p.m., when the team will once again host a holiday celebration and tree lighting ceremony at the corner of Clark and Addison streets.

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  7. Giving season begins in earnest with holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Vail Daily News

    Eagle Masonic Lodge member Mike Montag provides some comic relief for a recent children's event. The Masons are collecting donations of money and toys for their annual Christmas present event.

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  8. Bishop's Dinner reaches out to manyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    At noon on Thanksgiving Bishop Robert J. McManus was scanning the crowd, looking for someone he hadn't yet met. "I had an email yesterday from a woman living in Florida," he said, explaining that the woman, originally from Worcester, is on a fixed income and her son in the city had recently become homeless.

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  9. New fair promises fun for entire familyRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Lake Elsinore Valley News

    ... Karrigan said. The decision of which charities will benefit will be based upon certain criteria such as whether the charity benefits the Temecula Valley, how long it has been established and the charity's greatest need. Public opinion will also play ...

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  10. Horsing around for a good causeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Hereford Times

    Pupils took turns to sit on the moving dummy horse and even the head of pre-prep Mrs Liz Lord took a ride. The junior pupils presented a cheque to the RDA Charity with the donation of A 361 that they had raised for the charity.

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  11. Cosby's philanthropy also affected by rape claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | USA Today

    Cosby's philanthropy also affected by rape claims Some beneficiaries of Cosby philanthropy are rethinking their ties, and some are sticking by him. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1xI6CRo in Henderson, Tenn., lined up entertainment icon Bill Cosby to speak at their 50th annual benefit dinner to raise money for student scholarships.

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  12. Secretary Tennant: Don't Let Fraudulent Charities Take Advantage Of GenerosityRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Huntington News

    ... with the Secretary of State's Office, how the donation would be used, and whether the caller is employed by the charity or by a fundraiser. The Secretary of State's Office maintains an online database of all the charitable organizations licensed to ...

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  13. Gazette Opinion - Brave nurse Natalie Mounter deserves all of our supportRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Basingstoke Gazette

    TODAY, The Gazette publishes the latest moving, and harrowing, report from Basingstoke nurse Natalie Mounter, who is on the frontline of the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone. It's a story that will hopefully reach a very wide audience.

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  14. Chance to prepare for party season with Swap n Style eventRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | York Press

    Helen Lagos, left, and Cat Adlam, organisers of the Swap n Style, clothes swap event to be held at the Calvary Chapel for Cruse Bereavement Care York and North Yorkshire A CHARITY supporting those who have recently lost loved ones is giving women the chance to have a pre-Christmas clear out. Cruse Bereavement Care is hosting Swap n Style on November 29 for people to exchange their old dresses for something new.

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  15. Volunteer Airdrie Campaign for GivingTuesday kicks offRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Airdrie City View

    Volunteer Airdrie has submitted a written request to City Hall asking Airdrie City council to proclaim Dec. 2, as 'GivingTuesday in the City of Airdrie' at its next council meeting on Dec. 1. GivingTuesday is a National Giving Day established in Canada in 2013. It is a new Canadian movement for online giving and volunteering, taking place each year after Cyber Monday.

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  16. Mega-resources for the good fight: Orinda's Jacquelline Fuller leads Google's philanthropic armRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Jacquelline Fuller, the director of Google.org, is photographed at her home in Orinda, Calif., on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. Google.org, the philanthropic unit of Google, battles global problems like intellectual and economic poverty, endangered wildlife, child abuse, dwindling energy resources and more.

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  17. Cash donation aids Rotherham animal rescue's running costsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Sheffield Star

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Lauren Sanderson and Adam Moverley from Rain Rescue celebrate receiving a i 1 2300 donation from the GALAXY Hot Chocolate Fund with charity dogs Bronte and Earl Rotherham-based Rain Rescue has been awarded A 300 from the Galaxy Hot Chocolate Fund which aims to support small community groups and charities across the UK and Ireland.

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  18. San Diego Writers, Ink Celebrates 10 Years as a Non-Profit Joining...Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | PR.com

    San Diego Writers, Ink Celebrates 10 Years as a Non-Profit Joining with Other Writer Groups for a Holiday Celebration December 5 from 5-8 P.M. San Diego, CA, November 27, 2014 -- -- In celebration of ten years as a hub for the writing community, this December 5th from 5 to 8 pm., San Diego Writers, Ink will gather with other San Diego writing groups, writers, readers and NaNoWriMo writers to celebrate the holidays. All guests are welcome for networking, food and drinks.

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  19. Restaurant Breakfast Proceeds Benefit CharityRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NBC Connecticut

    Each breakfast represented a donation made to the Kisses from Katie fund, a Milford-based non-profit that provides resources to critically ill children, their families and caregivers. "It's overwhelming, it really is," said William Anderson, of Milford, who is the grandfather of Katie Manning, who lost her life in 2008 to a congenital heart defect.

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  20. Bogus RSPCA collector in BurnhamRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

    ANIMAL rescue volunteers say they are "very distressed" after finding out a bogus charity collector is claiming to be raising money for them. Ann Osborne, of St Andrew's Road, Burnham, became suspicious when a man knocked on her door asking for a donation.

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