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  • Kandy Kane Ball brings the toys for Chicago Children's Charities

    Kandy Kane Ball brings the toys for Chicago Children's Charities
    For the 12th annual Kandy Kane Ball, over 800 holiday revelers showed up at Joe's Bar Chicago with toys in hand to donate to Chicago Children's Charities, the evening's beneficiary. Described as the city's largest private toy drive by event organizers,...
  • When giving donations to nonprofits, look at results, not overhead

    When giving donations to nonprofits, look at results, not overhead
    Many people will be making their charitable giving decisions in these next days before the Dec 31st deadline for year-end giving. Many people may judge nonprofits by their overhead ratio. But overhead ratios are usually the wrong measurement to use....
  • Around Town: Hoag foundation raises $850,000 at Christmas ball Food to be distributed to needy

    Around Town: Hoag foundation raises $850,000 at Christmas ball Food to be distributed to needy
    The Hoag Hospital Foundation's 48th annual Christmas Carol Ball last weekend raised $850,000 to support Hoag's research, education, clinical staff and patient support services. More than 520 people turned out at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort &...
  • Maryland nonprofits investing in offshore accounts

    When the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, the Johns Hopkins University and other Maryland nonprofits want to maximize the money they can spend in pursuit of their missions, they do what many wealthy individuals and businesses do. They open investment accounts...
  • Most of us could do more to make it a truly charitable-giving season

    With the charitable-giving season in full swing, and nonprofits in the throes of their end-of-year asks, it feels like the right time to highlight a Scrooge-like fact: Greater Los Angeles is not as generous as it used to be and not as generous as it could...
  • EquiKids in Virginia Beach chosen to receive funds from Rite Aid Foundation's KidCents Program

    EquiKids in Virginia Beach chosen to receive funds from Rite Aid Foundation's KidCents Program
     EQUI-KIDS Therapeutic Riding Program has been selected as one of two children’s charities in Hampton Roads to benefit from the inaugural KidCents program at Rite Aid.  “We were blown away when we were contacted by the Rite Aid Foundation...
  • Young philanthropist draws celebrities, the Dalai Lama -- and questions

    Young philanthropist draws celebrities, the Dalai Lama -- and questions
    Sean Lourdes had a meeting, and why not here, at one of the most lavish estates in Los Angeles — a 48,000-square-foot palace on the slopes of Bel-Air? When his guest arrived in the mansion's circular driveway, the young philanthropist retreated...
  • Year-end giving simply is happiness

    Year-end giving simply is happiness
    As the executive director of the largest international charity in the United States, I understand that the topic of year-end giving can appear to be complex. But allow me to reassure you, it is not. Giving means happiness to me. It's really that simple....
  • Margaret Lorraine SpragueJuly 24, 1920 - January 3, 2015

    Margaret Lorraine Sprague<br/>July 24, 1920 - January 3, 2015
    Margaret Lorraine Sprague passed away peacefully on January 3rd, 2015 in her Corona Del Mar, CA home. Margaret, known as Peggie to her many friends, was born in Porterville, CA on July 24th, 1920. She was a dynamic and generous woman, well known for her...
  • One Hope United programs helps young families navigate difficulties

    One Hope United programs helps young families navigate difficulties
    She was 14 and pregnant. A freshman at Waukegan High School, Stephanie Mentado knew she was on a path toward a highly uncertain, possibly dangerous future. "From then on, my life completely changed," she said of the moment she determined she was...
  • Corporate giving

    •Staples Foundation, the charitable arm of Staples Inc., donated $7,500 to Apopka High School's drama department under a program that lets Staples associates direct donations. Proceeds will be used to help create a small black-box children's theater...