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  • The Crowd: SPIN in need of matching funds

    Serving People In Need (SPIN), the Costa Mesa-based nonprofit assisting working-poor families in O.C. with housing and basic life necessities, will gather advocates Friday at the Hyatt Regency Hotel Huntington Beach for its 26th annual gala. Celebrity...
  • Uniform retailer supports breast cancer organizations

    Uniform retailer supports breast cancer organizations
    Medical scrub and nursing uniform retailer Uniform Advantage, headquartered in Plantation, is supporting two breast cancer organizations this fall. The nearly 30-year-old company, which sells products online, by catalog and at its 29 stores across...
  • Adult & Continuing Education

    WINDSOR LOCKS - Several classes are still open for enrollment at Windsor Locks Adult & Continuing Education which serves those who live or work in Windsor Locks & East Granby. Residents from other towns are also welcome. Classes are held at Windsor...
  • Bears' win gives Charles Tillman fundraiser a boost

    Bears' win gives Charles Tillman fundraiser a boost
    It’s not ideal for an athlete to host a charity event the day after a tough loss. It can affect the mood, the amount of interaction the athlete has with guests in attendance and the questions the media asks at the fundraiser. Trust me, I’ve...
  • Appliance stores close suddenly

    Appliance stores close suddenly
    Grant's Appliances, a Joliet-based appliance store with locations in Orland Park, Downers Grove, Aurora and northwest Indiana, shut down without warning Oct. 8. Customers at the Joliet store were greeted with a handwritten sign on the door saying...
  • Leaders call for quicker response to Ebola at World Bank meeting

    Leaders of the three West African nations hardest hit by Ebola sought support from the international financial community Thursday amid warnings that the widening epidemic is devastating the region's fragile economies. The presidents of Liberia, Sierra...
  • Campaigners launch first anti-slavery organizations database

    NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A global database of organizations fighting modern slavery and human trafficking will help connect victims with the help they need, a group of charities said on Thursday. Launched by Polaris, the Freedom Fund and...
  • Gift of Adoption Offers Families Financial Aid For Unexpected Expenses

    Gift of Adoption Offers Families Financial Aid For Unexpected Expenses
    Soccer matches, toe painting, games of hide and seek. The Sullivans of Manchester are having fun with their new children adopted recently from Ethiopia, a long-time dream. "I was thinking at age 15, 16, 'I want to take the kids home with me someday',"...
  • Canton Readies Holiday Giving Progams For Needy Residents

    CANTON — Charity drives that help the town's needier residents during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays are ready to start operating. The town's senior and social services department said it will be connecting needy families with sponsors who...
  • 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...
  • Jane Fonda, Viola Davis Fundraise at Rape Foundation's Annual Brunch

    Like most celebs Jane Fonda gets a lot of requests to help charities. At Sunday's Rape Foundation annual brunch at Ron Burkle's Beverly Hills estate, Fonda, host of the event, said for years she had resisted appeals to join the org. "Like a lot of you I...