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  • #GivingTuesday Shifts Focus From Buying To Giving Back

    #GivingTuesday Shifts Focus From Buying To Giving Back
    Giving is the reason for the season, and people across the globe are being urged to give a little more than usual for the third annual Giving Tuesday. On Tuesday, "charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will...
  • South Floridians donate more as economy strengthens

    South Floridians donate more as economy strengthens
    As South Floridians give more to charity, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is reminding people to know whom they are giving to. Most charities in Florida are required to register with the department and provide financial...
  • Children learn the spirit of philanthropy

    Children learn the spirit of philanthropy
    It's always said that charity begins at home. But in Boynton Beach now it also begins in preschool. Throughout the month, students at The Learning Experience, a child development center, are being taught lessons on selflessness and giving as part of its...
  • Help Them to Hope: Campaign ends with $54,883.09 raised

    The 2014-15 Help Them to Hope holiday fundraising campaign has ended with nearly $55,000 raised. Money collected will stay in Lake County to aid residents in need. While this season’s campaign is over, donations are accepted throughout the year....
  • Chris Evert brings in big names to support programs

    Chris Evert brings in big names to support programs
    Tennis icons Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova faced off at the Delray Tennis Center, but the match's winners were local charities. An array of celebrities joined the former rivals at the 25th Chris Evert | Raymond James Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic....
  • Flying Under the Radar: The clock is ticking on end-of-year giving

    It was a strange number ringing my cell phone a couple months ago that I hadn’t seen before. As I was loading my youth soccer player and his backpack full of gear into the car after practice, I was tempted to let the call go to voicemail, but...
  • Charitable giving on the rise among wealthy

    Do you want to keep up with the Joneses? Then, give away some of your money. In fact, if you are affluent — with an income of at least $200,000 or net worth of at least $1 million — you will be keeping up with the average level of charitable...
  • Mount Dora Lions Club hosting Bowling for Sight fundraiser

    The Mount Dora Lions Club is hosting its 1st Annual “Bowling for Sight" fundraiser at Triangle Lanes, located at 1530 Eudora Road in Mount Dora, on Feb. 15. A donation of $100 includes three games, shoes, snacks and a soda per team of five...
  • 10 biggest single charity donations in 2014 totaled $3.3 billion

    The mega-rich donated heavily in 2014, with the 10 largest single donations totaling $3.3 billion. The top donation of the year was a $1-billion bequest from the late Ralph Wilson Jr., a Detroit businessman who owned the Buffalo Bills football team,...
  • Research before giving to charity

    Research before giving to charity
    So you're in a giving mood as 2014 draws to a close. You're not alone. The huge majority of donations to charity in the U.S. happens at the tail end of every year. And in Chicago, 61 percent of people aged 21-33—more than any of the older...
  • Will charitable giving help on taxes?

    Will charitable giving help on taxes?
    Don't get your hopes up that the extra cash you threw at a charity will help you much come tax time. For the average 20-something, it "does you squat," said Frank Karall, a CPA who practices in Chicago's North Center neighborhood. That's because...