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  • Rafael Olmeda: The ice bucket challenge stands apart

    She died two years ago today, August 31, 2012. Diane Riportella was my sister, and Lou Gehrig's disease stole her from our family and her community. She was the most sinful of saints, a fundraiser for numerous charitable causes, a fitness instructor,...
  • Optime 5K Run/Walk at Markham Park has strong turnout

    The second annual Optime 5K Run/Walk continues to be a big hit with runners and the South Florida community as more than 1100 participants came out to support the race at the Sunrise Markham Park. The first 500 finishers in the race received medals and...
  • Hartford Home Where UConn Donors Dine Gets $74,500 Upgrade; DOT Draws Ire Over Road Jobs

    Hartford Home Where UConn Donors Dine Gets $74,500 Upgrade; DOT Draws Ire Over Road Jobs
    The University of Connecticut Foundation has spent about $75,000 to renovate the home it bought for $660,000 last year in Hartford's West End, as a fancy outpost for school President Susan Herbst to entertain donors and spend the night when she's got...
  • Christ Church rummage sale celebrates 90 years in Winnetka

    Christ Church rummage sale celebrates 90 years in Winnetka
    When the Women's Guild at Christ Church hosted its first rummage sale in 1924, the Winnetka volunteers selected a day of the week they hoped would be convenient for more than just the wealthiest members of the North Shore community. "The reason the...
  • JWF launches as independent entity

    The Jewish Women's Foundation of the Greater Palm Beaches is poised to become the first of 24 national Jewish women's funds affiliated with a local Jewish Federation to establish itself as an autonomous organization, a spokesperson for the philanthropic...
  • JFS receives $10,000 grant from BJ's for food crisis

    JFS receives $10,000 grant from BJ's for food crisis
    On Friday, Sept. 19 — at the Jacobson Family Food Pantry at JFS in Delray Beach — representatives from BJ's Charitable Foundation presented officials of Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services (JFS) a $10,000 jumbo check. This grant...
  • Merry-go-round fundraiser today at South Coast Plaza takes aim at cancer

    It's a ride worth ponying up for. Festival of Children Foundation, a nonprofit coordinating the efforts of charities to improve the lives of children, will host its "Carousel of Possible Dreams" fundraiser to benefit Friends of Cathryn Fund, a Laguna...
  • Volunteer Opportunities

    Volunteer Opportunities
    VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES Select a category that interests you. Some organizations require you to register or contact an event coordinator prior to volunteering. Use the contact information provided. -------------------- Working with the elderly...
  • 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...
  • Beachside bongos celebrate newly combined philanthropic effort of TrustBridge Health

    Guests are invited to join Hospice by the Sea Foundation and Hospice of Palm Beach County Foundation at their 24th annual "Celebration by the Sea." The seaside cocktail party will include food, drinks and beachside elegance at the Delray Beach Club Oct....
  • Manchester Entrepreneur Center To Open Thursday At Imagine Main Street Event

    Manchester Entrepreneur Center To Open Thursday At Imagine Main Street Event
    MANCHESTER — The opening of a new center for entrepreneurs at MCC on Main is the highlight of Imagine Main Street's First Thursday event. The dedication of the Viscogliosi Entrepreneurship Center is set for Thursday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The event...