| Nov 11, 2014
| 1:34 PM
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...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 12:45 PM
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,...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 12:36 PM
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...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 9:35 PM
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:...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 1:07 PM
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...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 1:55 PM
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...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 9:18 AM
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....
| Nov 7, 2014
| 10:40 AM
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...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 1:45 PM
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...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 8:08 AM
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...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 3:28 PM
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...