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  • Carnival's "Punchliner" comedy fundraiser to benefit nonprofit Charlee

    Carnival's "Punchliner" comedy fundraiser to benefit nonprofit Charlee
    Carnival Cruise Lines is hosting a comedy fundraiser Wednesday at the Fort Lauderdale Improv located at Hard Rock Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood. The Fort Lauderdale Improv will be transformed into the Miami-based cruise operator's...
  • Robert Craves dies at 72; Costco co-founder started higher ed nonprofit

    Robert Craves dies at 72; Costco co-founder started higher ed nonprofit
    Robert Craves, an executive who helped start wholesale giant Costco before launching a philanthropy to help disadvantaged students attend college, died of cancer Nov. 5 in Bellevue, Wash. He was 72. His death was announced by College Success Foundation,...
  • Salvation Army looking for holiday volunteers

    Salvation Army looking for holiday volunteers
    There are a lot of words often associated with the holidays – Eggnog, mistletoe, carolers, Grinch, Scrooge, fruitcake and discount specials along them. For Octavio Serrano, the hope is that people think of one other word when the holiday season...
  • Volunteers needed for Seminole homeless families event -- and much more

    Volunteers needed for Seminole homeless families event -- and much more
    If you're one of those well-intentioned souls who thinks about volunteering for a worthy charity each holiday season -- only to have your noble ideals fall victim to a mad marathon of shopping, cooking, wrapping and decorating -- here's a thought:...
  • Orioles center fielder Adam Jones says his charitable work is just beginning

    Orioles center fielder Adam Jones says his charitable work is just beginning
    Orioles center fielder Adam Jones saw the culmination of his second charitable project with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Baltimore in as many years Saturday, but Jones said he’s just getting started with his philanthropic work with the...
  • Donations sought for Plainfield holiday charity drive

    Donations sought for Plainfield holiday charity drive
    For the 22nd year, the Plainfield High School-Central Campus Parent Teacher Student Organization is seeking monetary donations for needy families in Plainfield School District 202 community. All donations received will be used to provide Christmas...
  • Angel Flight Southeast golf tournament helps charity continue to serve sick people in need of transportation

    Angel Flight Southeast golf tournament helps charity continue to serve sick people in need of transportation
    LEESBURG — When he was a year old, Alex Zabukovec was hanging on for his life. Now 13, Alex needed to undergo surgery out of state for a serious heart condition that made his heart rate double and was getting worse. Only two physicians in the U.S....
  • Smart tax tips for the end of year

    Smart tax tips for the end of year
    Halloween has just passed so should you be getting ready to serve Thanksgiving dinner, shop for Christmas or Hanukkah, or plan for April? The right answer, since it's about saving significant money, should be: Plan for April. That, of course, is when...
  • On the Town: Supporters gather for Realtors' charitable auction

     On the Town: Supporters gather for Realtors' charitable auction
    While the parking lot adjacent to the red-brick-walled building at 2006 W. Magnolia Blvd. is just about as inconspicuous as a parking lot can be, it took on a very different look as it was transformed into a western ranch as the Burbank Assn. of...
  • Facebook launches Ebola charity donation button

    Facebook launches Ebola charity donation button
    Facebook said users would now have the option to donate directly to various Ebola relief charities through a button at the top of their News Feeds. Facebook users can donate to three charities - International Medical Corps, the International Federation...
  • Mobile app encourages charitable giving

    Mobile app encourages charitable giving
    Andy Hill, 25, believes that millennials like him prefer brands that take a stand. Some may like Starbucks, for example, because the company buys only fair-trade coffee beans, which encourage sustainable agriculture practices. "They're looking for...