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  1. Charity bins attract dumpersRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Vancouver Courier

    Charity bins are found across the city, but the bins near West 37th and Main are particular magnets for illegal dumping. Photo Dan Toulgoet Charity bins are found across the city, but the bins near West 37th and Main are particular magnets for illegal dumping.


  2. Boys & Girls Club One of Three Charities to Get Turkey Trot Proceeds This YearRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago |

    As the Dana Point Chamber of Commerce prepares for the 37th Annual Dana Point Turkey Trot, where thousands are expected to participate in the nation's sixth largest Thanksgiving Day race, the organization also primes to continue its long-standing tradition of supporting local charities and nonprofits that make Orange County a better place for both residents and visitors. "We are thrilled that in our 37 years of organizing the annual Turkey Trot, our charity partners have received more than $500,000 in donations, as 100 percent of our net income goes to support local nonprofits," said Heather Johnston, Executive Director of the Dana Point Chamber of Commerce.


  3. Centre a huge step in helping children walkRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Oxford Mail

    ... like trampolines, treadmills and balance boards to help "stimulate the correct patterns of position and movement". Charity bosses said the therapy helps children improve essential movements like reaching, grasping and holding and get into the right ...


  4. Mission Possible: Stop stunting and starvation of childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Ruidoso News

    In last week's column I proposed responsible philanthropy and highlighted how Charity Navigator informs donation decisions. The implicit challenge is to give responsibly.


  5. Leaving the nestRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | Waterloo Chronicle

    ... an online event planning and management tool that can help plan successful parties from a simple shower to a charity ball. It can do all that while using gamification to motivate volunteers to sell tickets and contribute more to the total effort. ...


  6. Lincoln University Holds Annual Charity BarbecueRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PRWeb

    Lincoln University held its annual charity barbecue on July 12. The event, held at Alameda Beach, was aimed at strengthening the University's lasting commitment to the local community while providing an opportunity for friendly socializing between a diverse community of students, faculty and staff. During the event, students organized a drive to benefit local food banks, donating the proceeds from the event to the Salvation Army programs.


  7. Ronald McDonald House SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    Attention bargain hunters. Ronald McDonald House Charities of Rochester will host its popular Fall Household Sale Oct. 7 to 11. The event draws thousands of shoppers and is one of the largest fundraisers for the non-profit agency.


  8. Four Ways to Better Involve Your Company In Charitable ActivitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Entrepreneur Magazine

    ... a donor-advised fund. When my own company, BNI, started to really become successful, we chose to start a corporate charity with a focus on children and education. The BNI Foundation awards mini-grants to teachers who can't secure funding from their ...


  9. Study: N.C. has 'robust' LGBT assets, but lacks significant fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Q-Notes

    A new study from a New York-based group tracking LGBT philanthropy issues finds North Carolina has a "robust" LGBT community, with some of the highest numbers of LGBT organizations and community assets across the South. Still, the state's community lacks a strong fundraising arm and suffers from small budgets that spread organizations thin.


  10. Fact Sheet: The White House Launches the "My Brother's Keeper Community Challenge"Read the original story

    1 hr ago | PressReleasePoint

    In February, President Obama launched the My Brother's Keeper initiative to ensure that all youth, including boys and young men of color, have opportunities to improve their life outcomes and overcome barriers to success. As part of that launch, the President also established the My Brother's Keeper Task Force to review public and private sector programs, policies, and strategies, and determine ways the Federal Government can better support these efforts.


  11. Contractor fined for Joplin tornado scamRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KMIZ

    A California contractor has been fined thousands of dollars and was banned from doing business in Missouri after scamming two people whose homes were destroyed by the 2011 tornado in Joplin. Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced in a news release Tuesday a consent judgment against Clark Baxter, of Sustainable Design, Inc. Koster says Baxter's company contracted to rebuild two homes in Joplin after the tornado but he did not deliver construction materials and stopped work before it was completed.


  12. The Pears Foundation donates A 5million for world class research centre at Royal Free HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ham and High

    ... supporting and being part of our local NHS hospital and what goes on there. The agreement between the Royal Free Charity and the foundation, whose Old Brewery Mews headquarters overlook the hospital site, was signed on Tuesday and it has allowed the ...


  13. Wilson family donates $3 million to athletics and Nasher2 CommentsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Chronicle

    The donation comes courtesy of the Wilson family-Gary Wilson, Trinity '62 and a former member of the Board of Trustees, and his son Derek, Trinity '86 and Fuqua '90, a current member of the Nasher Board of Advisers. The gift includes $2 million to enhance athletic facilities and $1 million to form an endowment for the Nasher, according to a Duke News release.


  14. Canadian diamond pioneer donates $9.1 million for Alzheimer's researchRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Kelowna Capital News

    The University of British Columbia's quest to understand and treat Alzheimer's disease is being bolstered intellectually and technologically thanks to three gifts from Charles Fipke, whose geological discoveries made Canada one of the leading producers of diamonds. Fipke has given $3 million to endow a professorship dedicated to Alzheimer's research, and has pledged $600,000 to outfit the professor's lab with cutting-edge equipment at the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health, a partnership between the UBC Faculty of Medicine and Vancouver Coastal Health.


  15. Colour runner - thanks for helping my dadRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    TEENAGERS Jade Kaya and Emily Butler put themselves in the firing line to raise funds for the Cancer Centre Campaign. The youngsters were blasted with paint as they took part in the Run or Dye colour 5k run at London's Excel.


  16. UPS Continues Tradition of Global Community ServiceRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... surplus food that would otherwise be disposed of as waste and distribute to underserved communities through the Bo Charity Foundation in Hong Kong Participating in Hands On Day Richmond , where UPS employees will support more than 60 volunteer ...


  17. 'Every penny' of funding will go towards research - Brainwaves founderRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Carrickfergus Today

    Attending the event were : Elaine Hayes, Brainwaves; Kate Ferguson , Brainwaves; Janine Donnelly, Trustee, Lloyds Bank Foundation for Northern Ireland; Lorraine Burns, Brainwaves, and Paula Leathem, Trustee, Lloyds Bank Foundation for Northern Ireland. INCT 39-746-CON Representatives from Brainwaves NI, which supports adults and children with brain tumours, joined groups from across Northern Ireland who received funding from the Lloyds Bank Foundation for Northern Ireland.


  18. 10 lessons for Giving Days, and one question: How can we make them more sustainable?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Beth's Blog

    How Giving Days Can Work for Your Community Foundation: 10 Lessons From the Knight Foundation Giving Day Initiative , can help organizers determine whether to run a Giving Day, how to run one effectively and how to make it more financially sustainable. It's impressive if you think about it: In just a few years, community foundations have learned to raise millions for local projects in 24-hour sprints.


  19. Charity launches initiative to get kids into exerciseRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Daventry Express

    A series of free events aimed at getting children running is being launched by Midlands charity Kids Run Free in partnership with Daventry District Council. The charity will be holding running races for children aged up to 16 years every first Saturday of the month at the recreation ground on Welton Road, Daventry, from Saturday, October 4 at 9am.


  20. Cleveland Beer Week extended by a dayRead the original story

    4 hrs ago |

    ... Cleveland Beer Week Director Christine Montague said in a news release. "We are very dedicated to our charity partner, Malone Scholarship Program, which is the benefactor of net proceeds from all flagship events. "We look for ways to increase our ...