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  • Who are America's most generous philanthropists?

    Who are America's most generous philanthropists?
    If you're the CEO of a charitable foundation or nonprofit organization, we have a little advice for you: Be very, very nice to young tech-industry entrepreneurs. As a group, they're quickly become the biggest force in philanthropy. This week, the latest...
  • Will younger generation shake things up at Central Florida charities?

    Will younger generation shake things up at Central Florida charities?
    A new, younger crop of top executives is taking over leadership at many of Central Florida's key nonprofit organizations — from the American Red Cross to the YMCA — in a reflection of the improving economy and baby boomers' hitting...
  • Geneva student's Hear the Cheers campaign to kick off in March

    Geneva student's Hear the Cheers campaign to kick off in March
    Ian Hanson, a freshman at Geneva High School, plays football in the fall, basketball in the winter and baseball in the spring. He shoots a couple rounds of outdoor hockey with his friends on the weekends. And, like most high schoolers, he somehow...
  • Bid, bid, bid for the home team (jerseys) nets success for Lehigh Valley Phantoms, IronPigs

    At the end of the seventh inning for six Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs home games a season, employees working the jersey auction tables on the Coca-Cola Park concourse once had to do their best WWE imitations. They had to wrestle clipboards and pens...
  • 30-hour NU Dance Marathon benefits kids, community

    30-hour NU Dance Marathon benefits kids, community
    From March 6-8, more than 1,000 energetic Northwestern undergraduate students will dance for 30 hours nonstop to raise funds for the Starlight Children's Foundation and the Evanston Community Foundation at the 41st annual NU Dance Marathon. Starlight...
  • Bethlehem industrial museum must open in two years, attorney general says

    Bethlehem industrial museum must open in two years, attorney general says
    The National Museum of Industrial History has struggled for 18 years to turn a century-old Bethlehem Steel shop into a museum befitting the display of its Smithsonian Institution collection. Now, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has given the...
  • Foreign governments gave millions to foundation while Clinton was at State Dept.

    Foreign governments gave millions to foundation while Clinton was at State Dept.
    The Clinton Foundation accepted millions of dollars from seven foreign governments during Hillary Rodham Clinton's tenure as secretary of state, including one donation that violated its ethics agreement with the Obama administration, foundation...
  • Wounded Warrior Project: Big and getting bigger

    Americans must be increasingly curious about Wounded Warrior Project with its ubiquitous TV appeals for donations to help veterans of our longest wars, in Iraq and Afghanistan, recover and transition to civilian life. Operation Iraqi Freedom, after all,...
  • Enzian to ask fans for expansion help

    Enzian to ask fans for expansion help
    On its 30th anniversary Sunday, the Enzian theater in Maitland announced it will go forward with a fundraising campaign to expand to three movie screens. Enzian President Henry Maldonado put the odds of construction at 99 percent. The theater, which has...
  • State Sen. Dan Duffy calls for ComEd investigation

     State Sen. Dan Duffy calls for ComEd investigation
    State Sen. Dan Duffy has asked Attorney General Lisa Madigan and the Illinois Commerce Commission to investigate ComEd's use of ratepayer funds for charitable contributions. Duffy cited a story in the Sunday Chicago Tribune that detailed how ComEd, the...
  • Alfond Inn hosts 5 chefs for 5 charities

    Alfond Inn hosts 5 chefs for 5 charities
    Few national cuisines make use of the lowly potato the way Irish cooks do. The true Irish St. Patrick's Day reveler would never sully their beer with emerald green food coloring. But you can count on the faithful to make sure potatoes in one form or...