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  1. Innovation in Philanthropy: Unitus tackles its huge mission with plenty of dignity and, yes, classRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Business Journal

    Unitus Community Credit Union earned notice for working with Adopt-A-Class, program, founded by retired Fred Meyer executives in 2006. The program is credited for helping boost students writing skills and their willingness to simply attend class.


  2. Door-to-door scam sweeps West Island neighbourhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | GlobalNews

    Volunteers and employees at the Heart and Stroke Foundation in Dorval have been working round the clock for their next fundraising event, the 13th annual Walk and Run for Heart. "We have walkers coming, and we also have teams who are collecting door-to-door to help them raise money," explained the Foundation's Nicole Vincent.


  3. Motorcycle lovers celebrate Bainbridge BikeFest 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WALB-TV Albany

    Motorcycle lovers from across the southeast are in Bainbridge for the city's annual BikeFest. This event is about fun and helping a number of good causes.


  4. Couple posthumously donates millions to Saginaw charitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WJRT

    Friday, the Saginaw Community Foundation announced Carl Werth Junior and Sandra Werth posthumously donated nearly $7 million to benefit Saginaw County education. The Werths' donation is the single largest donation in the Saginaw Community Foundation's history.


  5. How to use the new iPhone to fight world hungerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    The new iPhone from Apple is here! This new technology can be used to help the world's 805 million people suffering from hunger. You can start by downloading the free app Charity Miles onto your iPhone.


  6. Surfers for Autism returns tomorrow for 5th annual eventRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    Brett Hart for Shorelines Abbie Maass, now 9, has been attending Surfers for Autism events since she was 5 years old. Brett Hart for ShorelinesAbbie Maass, now 9, has been attending Surfers for Autism events since she was 5 years old.


  7. Cornies: A few words can work wondersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The London Free Press

    It's a long time ago now, but I still remember the people who, early in my career, offered me encouragement as I groped and stumbled my way toward the vocation I'd eventually call my own. There were parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles, of course, but their support and words of inspiration were always a little suspect.


  8. Campaign chair reports record-breaking final talliesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Penn State

    With support from more than 604,000 alumni and friends, For the Future: The Campaign for Penn State Students has concluded as one of the most successful fundraising efforts in higher education history, volunteer chair Peter G. Tombros reported to the Board of Trustees today . The campaign, which ended on June 30, raised a total of $2.188 billion, making Penn State one of only a dozen public universities to reach a $2 billion goal.


  9. Music Men take part in grand openingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Madison Press

    The Music Men of London Barbershop Quartet were among the volunteer performers at Sunday's Ronald McDonald House Home Charities grand opening, located across from the Columbus Nationwide Children's Hospital. The quartet includes from left: Matthew Tlachac, Jeff Gates, guest singer Ronald McDonald, Paul Oswalt, and Craig Chadwell.


  10. Miami-Dade taxes go up slightly under final budgetRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

    ... showed up in force Thursday for a last-minute appeal to county commissioners to reverse planned budget cuts to charity grants. The grants to organizations that provide social services were one of the few remaining sticking points in Mayor government ...


  11. 10 Things We Learned About Social Media Users' Charitable HabitsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Mashable

    However, the precise nature of the relationship between social good and platforms like Facebook and Twitter can often be unclear. Do social media users really absorb the message? Do people use activism on a social platform instead of actually donating money to a charitable cause? To further understand the relationship between social media and charitable causes, we gathered data through a SurveyMonkey Audience survey of more than 1,000 U.S. adults, age 18 or older, who identify themselves as regular social media users.


  12. Mayor Mitch Landrieu wins latest round in Wisner Trust caseRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

    ... goes to the city. The rest is divided among Wisner's heirs, the Salvation Army, Tulane University and the former Charity Hospital, which is controlled by LSU. The Wisner case is a long and convoluted one. Edward Wisner established the trust in 1914 ...


  13. Donate 10 Grand to Miley's Pet Charity, and She'll Design a Tattoo for YouRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WXLO-FM Worcester

    Last month, Miley Cyrus launched a Prizeo campaign to raise money for My Friend's Place, a resource for homeless young people in L.A. There are days left in the fundraising campaign, and there are now some pretty insane prizes available if you've got the cash. The more you donate to the campaign, the more chances you get to win the grand prize, which is a VIP trip for two to Miley's concert in Brazil on September 28. But in addition, the more you donate, the more awesome goodies you'll get for your trouble.


  14. NJ Largest Home Healthcare Not-for-Profit Joins Deutsche Bank to Ring...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Visiting Nurse Association Health Group, New Jersey's largest not-for-profit provider of home health care, hospice and palliative care and community-based care, was honored to join Deutsche Bank to ring the Opening Bell yesterday at the New York Stock Exchange. Nicole Petallides of FOX Business Network is Mistress of Ceremonies for VNA Health Group benefit dinner also at the New York Stock Exchange.


  15. Local company consigning kids clothes growsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ABC Action News

    They grow so fast and every time you turn around, it seems like you need to buy something new, or give something away. Now, there's a fresh solution to keeping kids clothed without leaving your home, that helps charity and helps you make a few bucks at the same time.


  16. The Waters of March -The Benefits of Owning Life Insurance within a...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    ... the CLAT has a high degree of flexibility in selecting the duration for the lead trust. A lead trust may pay to charity for the life of the donor, for a term of years, or even for the lesser of a life or a term of years. The CLAT does not have a ...


  17. Innovative Virtual Music Talent Competition With Donation-Based...Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Mi2n

    ... major record label. Winners will be recognized in a number of categories for each division, including Fan Favorite, Charity Champion, Judges' Pick and Best in Genre. Further information, the complete rules and the application form are available at ...


  18. Saginaw businessman wills $7 million, largest gift ever, to Saginaw Community FoundationRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    B.J. Humphreys, legal advisor and friend to Carl H. Jr. and Sandra Werth, talks about the Werths after the Saginaw Community Foundation announced the largest single gift the foundation has received in its 30-year history, Sept. 19, 2014.


  19. Oscar Villarreal's Cleveland investment scam included armored SUV and a $134,000 Lamborghini, says new FBI documentRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    Oscar Villarreal, the suspected swindler who set up shop in tony Gates Mills, put on a real show in 2009 to hook some of Cleveland's biggest players in business and philanthropy. "During the trip, two families with separate security teams, including armored SUVs, greeted and transported the potential investors," according to an FBI affidavit recently made public.


  20. Montville Yoga Studio to Hold Donation-Based Yoga Class Sept. 20 for CharityRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    Sadhana Yoga Studio in Montville will host a donations-based fundraiser yoga class on Saturday, Sept. 20 at 4 p.m. All of the donation recieved will benefit Pathways for Exceptional Children, a program which develops mentorship programs and activities for children ages 3-21 living with disabilities.