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  • Man behind @HiddenCash drops money in NYC, Houston, Mexico City

    Man behind @HiddenCash drops money in NYC, Houston, Mexico City
    The man behind the @HiddenCash Twitter account was at it again Saturday, sending residents of New York City, Houston and Mexico City scrambling for envelopes he'd stashed in all three cities. "Our biggest day ever! Houston, Mexico City, NYC today! Be...
  • Donald Sterling's ties to NAACP under scrutiny after race recording

    Donald Sterling's ties to NAACP under scrutiny after race recording
    Five years ago, when the local chapter of the NAACP wanted to give Clippers owner Donald Sterling a lifetime achievement humanitarian award, Los Angeles’ African American community was divided. Sterling had been a prominent donor to the NAACP...
  • Family finances: smarter ways to give

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance A lot of people scramble to make charitable contributions before the end of each year to get a tax break. But last-minute gifts may not be the best way to make the most impact. You could work with the charity to designate a...
  • UCLA cancels $3-million research gift from Sterling Foundation

    UCLA will return $425,000 recently donated by the Donald T. Sterling Charitable Foundation for kidney research and will cancel an agreement that would have brought Sterling’s gift to $3 million over seven years, the university announced Tuesday....
  • Pro sports raffle bill clears its first hurdle in the Legislature

    SACRAMENTO — A bill that would allow professional sports teams to hold high-stakes, charitable raffles during games won overwhelming support from its first legislative committee. On Wednesday, the Assembly Governmental Organization panel voted...
  • Private charity can't replace government social programs

    As often happens when the financial demands on government social programs rise, there's been a lot of talk lately about the need to return to the traditional American system of community and faith-based help for the needy: charity, not government...
  • Sterling foundation ads tout good works, but verifying them isn't easy

    The publicity campaign promised a new summer program at Point Dume for poor children, funded in part by the Donald T. Sterling Charitable Foundation. A smiling Sterling was shown next to a horse in some newspaper ads. In others, the foundation described...
  • Article examines Sterling charity ads, but reader questions remain

    Article examines Sterling charity ads, but reader questions remain
    Print readers of the Los Angeles Times are no doubt familiar with Donald Sterling’s advertisements. Long before the furor over the Clippers’ owner’s comments about blacks, which led the NBA to ban him for life, readers would email...
  • About Belinda Keiser

    About Belinda Keiser
    As Vice Chancellor of Community Relations and Student Advancement for Keiser University, Belinda Keiser is responsible for media and public relations, student services, employer relations, and charitable giving.  Keiser University is comprised of 17...
  • Chili's autism misstep and the downside of sloppy philanthropy

    Chili's autism misstep and the downside of sloppy philanthropy
    [This post has been updated, as explained below.] If you believe that a great deal of corporate charity is only for show, not about serious concern for the beneficiaries of philanthropy, the restaurant chain Chili's has just provided a data point to...
  • Rocky Wirtz: Not growing a beard for charity

    Rocky Wirtz: Not growing a beard for charity
    Blackhawks boss Rocky Wirtz will absolutely not be growing a playoff beard next week, even if the Chicago hockey team’s philanthropic arm is encouraging people to do so for charity. “No. I look like Scooby-Doo in a beard. That would be...