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  • Avon, Canton Residents Honored By Rotary Club

    Avon, Canton Residents Honored By Rotary Club
    AVON — Three people from Avon and another from Canton have been recognized by the Rotary Club of Avon-Canton for their work supporting charitable organizations, the club has announced. According to the club's announcement Mary Lou Bennoit-Connors,...
  • Riot Fest organizers: Humboldt Park repairs complete, cost about $150,000

    Riot Fest organizers: Humboldt Park repairs complete, cost about $150,000
    Riot Fest organizers announced Monday that repairs to Humboldt Park, damaged during the three-day music festival, are complete and the price tag is $150,000. However, stretches of the Northwest Side park, home to the fest, remain closed to the public....
  • UConn Foundation To Raise $150 million for Scholarships

    UConn Foundation To Raise $150 million for Scholarships
    The UConn Foundation has endorsed a five-year $150 million fundraising initiative that will include $50 million in scholarships that will be paid out over the next decade. The remaining $100 million will be part of an endowment, foundation officials...
  • Taiwan Buddhists transform plastic waste

    Taiwan Buddhists transform plastic waste
    Millions of discarded plastic bottles that might normally land in Taiwan's trash are being diverted into the hands of Buddhists, becoming items of transformation — although not of a strictly spiritual nature. Thousands of religious volunteers...
  • Daily Press-Ferguson Holiday Fund open for donations

    Daily Press-Ferguson Holiday Fund open for donations
    The Daily Press-Ferguson Holiday Fund is marking its 86th year of giving to the region's neediest, and the second year of charitable collaboration with Ferguson Enterprises. The fund is accepting donations for this year until Jan. 31. "What is unique...
  • Gates Foundation joins company to produce simpler version of contraceptive drug

    SEATTLE As part of its $1 billion effort to make contraceptives more accessible to women in the developing world, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is joining with a pharmaceutical company and other aid groups to produce and distribute a simpler version...
  • 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,...
  • Supporting cancer research in Florida

    Supporting cancer research in Florida
    The Israel Cancer Research Fund launched a Florida chapter earlier this year. The ICRF is a charitable organization in North America solely devoted to supporting cancer research in Israel. It has provided more than 2,000 grants totaling almost $50...
  • Charity concert brings out singing legends

    With dimmed lights and an array of gauzy pink and white curtains, the stage was set for two of America's most legendary singers. It seemed like something straight out of the 1950's. Dozens of people filled the seats at the Hilton Garden Inn in Windsor....
  • Restaurants get in the holiday spirit with charity campaigns

    Restaurants get in the holiday spirit with charity campaigns
      A Coral Springs market and three national restaurant chains are making charitable giving easy. Check out what they’re doing. Doris Italian Market and Bakery: The Coral Springs location of this South Florida-based chain will kick off the...
  • Celebrate National Philanthropy Day at Nov. 14 luncheon

    Celebrate National Philanthropy Day at Nov. 14 luncheon
    The Association of Fundraising Professionals' Palm Beach County Chapter recently announced the honorees who will be recognized for their philanthropic service at the 2014 “National Philanthropy Day” luncheon Nov. 14 at the Cohen Pavilion at...