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  • Catholic Charities seeks to house immigrant children in Baltimore County

    Catholic Charities seeks to house immigrant children in Baltimore County
    Catholic Charities wants to care for about 50 children from Central America at a campus in Baltimore County, seeking a role in the immigration crisis even though the consideration of other sites in Maryland has met with fierce local opposition. The...
  • Rose & Womble golf tournament raises $43,000 for charity

    Rose & Womble golf tournament raises $43,000 for charity
    The Rose & Womble Foundation's annual Charity Golf Tournament at Sleepy Hole Golf Course in Suffolk in May raised more than $43,000. More than 120 people participated in the tournament, which included golfers and volunteers from all over Hampton Roads,...
  • Yale Grad To Run Consumer Reports

    Yale Grad To Run Consumer Reports
    Consumer Reports, a consumer advocacy organization based in Yonkers, N.Y., named Yale graduate Marta Tellado as its next president and chief executive officer, the organization announced Tuesday. When she takes over in September, Tellado, 55, will...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Widows Society Grant To Provide Scholarships For Hartford Women At Capital CC

    A new scholarship program for Hartford women who attend or plan to attend Capital Community College is available for the 2014-2015 academic year. The Widows Society, a volunteer, philanthropic organization established in 1825, has awarded a $25,000 grant...
  • Manchester Native Enters Arts Commission Hall Of Fame

    Manchester Native Enters Arts Commission Hall Of Fame
    Lynn Damon, who has worked more than 30 years as a professional photographer, has another accomplishment to add to her collection of awards. Damon, 53, was recently inducted into the Manchester Arts Commission Hall of Fame. Damon, who lives in...
  • Buffett donates $2.8 bln to Gates, family charities

    (Reuters) - Warren Buffett this week donated $2.8 billion of Berkshire Hathaway Inc stock to five charities, as part of the billionaire's plan to give away nearly all of his wealth. Buffett donated about 21.73 million Class "B" shares of Berkshire on...
  • Corporate giving

    •The Walmart Foundation awarded more than $249,000 to five Central Florida-area nonprofits through its State Giving Program. The nonprofits include: Catholic Charities of Central Florida ($75,000), Christian Service Center for Central Florida ($60,...
  • Morneau may join Blackmon, Tulowitzki in All-Star Game

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Colorado Rockies - INSIDE PITCH DENVER -- Outfielder Charlie Blackmon wasn't sure he would make the Rockies out of spring training. On Sunday, he learned he had been selected to the National League All-Star team....
  • Parents' 'stuff' can be a burden for boomers

    Losing a parent is an inevitable hurdle in life. And for baby boomers, whose aging parents are often in their 80s and 90s, it's an imminent one. Aside from coping with the emotional burden, there's also the burden of dealing with all the "stuff." It can...
  • Weston voters to decide seven charter amendments

    Voters will decide if they want to use tax money to donate more money to charities in one of seven proposed changes to the city charter. The referendum would double the cap on city charitable donations to $50,000. The current $25,000 cap has been in...
  • Bush Foundation willing to spread its wealth

    MINNEAPOLIS About 1,000 nonprofit leaders took over the Guthrie Theater building recently in a mega-networking event that showcased the new direction of one of Minnesota's largest foundations. Some participants were coached in communication techniques...