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  • Lardarius Webb donating $15,000 in sports equipment, apparel to Baltimore Boys & Girls Club

    Lardarius Webb donating $15,000 in sports equipment, apparel to Baltimore Boys & Girls Club
    Ravens cornerback Lardarius Webb is donating $15,000 worth of sports equipment and apparel to Baltimore Boys and Girls club through his charitable foundation. Working in partnership with Good Sports, the veteran Ravens cornerback will present the...
  • Great chefs once again gather to support Alex's Lemonade

    Great chefs once again gather to support Alex's Lemonade
    There’s a charity food event almost every weekend in Southern California. But there’s only one L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade. Hosted by Suzanne Goin, Caroline Styne and David Lentz, it always draws some of the nation’s best chefs....
  • Questions surround Bernie Mac charity

     Questions surround Bernie Mac charity
    Bernard McCullough grew up above an Englewood church and then worked as a fry cook while honing his comedy act at night. Decades later, after hitting it big in nightclubs, television and movies, Bernie Mac wanted to give back. He founded a small charity...
  • David Mooney, director, National Credit Union Foundation

     David Mooney, director, National Credit Union Foundation
    Alliant Credit Union President and CEO David Mooney was elected to the National Credit Union Foundation Board of Directors. Mooney is one of three directors being added to the board this September. The foundation is the charitable arm of the credit...
  • Nonprofit starts fund to help homeless find jobs

    Most South Floridians have heard about venture capital, but how about venture philanthropy? A nonprofit based in West Palm Beach is starting a venture-philanthropy fund to help pay for job training and employment programs for the homeless. The Lord'...
  • For Maryland nonprofits, time is money

    For Maryland nonprofits, time is money
    Dozens of low-income middle schoolers at Baltimore's St. Ignatius Loyola Academy are getting a head start on money management, thanks to Legg Mason employees. Volunteers from the Baltimore-based money management firm regularly visit the Jesuit boys'...
  • Hot Stove charity concert swings for fences with rock, baseball

    Hot Stove charity concert swings for fences with rock, baseball
    Local H frontman Scott Lucas and former Smashing Pumpkins drummer Jimmy Chamberlin had never played together before last summer's Hot Stove Cool Music fundraiser, yet there they were again early this month performing their own soundtrack to Sergei...
  • How I Made It: Anita L. DeFrantz, president of the LA84 Foundation

    How I Made It: Anita L. DeFrantz, president of the LA84 Foundation
    The gig: Olympic medalist Anita L. DeFrantz, 61, is president and a director of the LA84 Foundation, the charitable organization that runs off an endowment of surplus funds from the Los Angeles Olympic Games. In the three decades since those games, LA84...
  • Vehicles for Change and LifeSpan Network team up to create circle of giving

    Vehicles for Change and LifeSpan Network team up to create circle of giving
    Isabella Firth, president of LifeSpan Network and The Beacon Institute, was just trying to solve a couple of workplace concerns. In the process, she ended up creating a circle of charitable acts benefiting students, senior citizens and low-income...
  • Rihanna gives big as LAPD honcho's selfie-phone auction hits $56K

    Rihanna has upped the ante with a $25,000 gift in conjunction with a phone-busting selfie that launched an EBay auction for charity. Last Friday, the "Diamonds" singer took a courtside selfie with L.A. Police Commission President Steve Soboroff at a...
  • CSO receives $32 million in foundation gifts, the largest in its history

    CSO receives $32 million in foundation gifts, the largest in its history
    The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association announced at its board meeting Thursday afternoon that two Chicago philanthropic institutions, the Zell Family Foundation and the Negaunee Foundation, have given the parent body of the Chicago Symphony...