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Charity

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  • Knights Pledge $500K For Iraq Christians

    The Knights of Columbus have pledged $500,000 to aid persecuted Christians and other religious minorities in and around Iraq, the Roman Catholic lay organization announced Tuesday. The organization, based in New Haven, also said it will match an...
  • Raiders' James Jones: Once-homeless receiver returns home to give back

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Judy Vargas was among the first defenders to cover James Jones. It did not go well. The longtime worker at a San Jose homeless shelter used to chase the future NFL receiver around the corridors when play time was over. "That was me,"...
  • Robin Williams spread joy off-screen through charity work

    In addition to his memorable roles on screen, the late Robin Williams also won people’s hearts through his charity work. The 63-year-old, who died on Monday of an apparent suicide, was known for his charity work at organizations such as Comic...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Cares Foundation Donates $5,000

    The Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Cares Foundation is pleased to have recently donated $5,000 to the EverWonder Children's Museum in Newtown. The donation was made through a request by the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Newtown...
  • Making money is part of new social mission for entrepreneurs

    Making money is part of new social mission for entrepreneurs
    In recent months, some of the most successful business gurus in Central Florida have teamed up on a project that won't earn them a dime. In fact, it's costing them money. But members of the new Entrepreneurs In Action initiative are getting a...
  • An income cap might not be so crazy

    An income cap might not be so crazy
    Concern about rising wealth and income inequality has generated all kinds of solutions, often focused on improving the lot of the people at the bottom with measures such as minimum wages. But instead of putting a floor on what people get, why not put a...
  • Foundation awards $3.1 million to nonprofits in Palm Beach, Martin counties

    The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties just approved $3.1 million in competitive grants to 38 local nonprofits, including $337,000 for groups from south Palm Beach County. That's double the amount of competitive grants awarded a year...
  • Glencoe's North Shore Exchange has huge fundraising year

    Glencoe's North Shore Exchange has huge fundraising year
    For 88 years, the thrift shop run by the Women's Library Club of Glencoe was staffed by volunteers tasked with collecting village residents' donations of used clothing and furniture, with the resale profits benefiting charities. But by 2012, employees...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Grant Aids Families Coping With Parent In Prison

    A grant of $206,243 to provide assistance to families whose lives have been affected by having a loved one in prison has been awarded to Families in Crisis by the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. The grant will allow the agency to launch new...
  • Tribune Publishing begins new era with new leaders

    Tribune Publishing begins new era with new leaders
    On Monday, Tribune Publishing spins off from Tribune Co. and starts a new chapter as a stand-alone company. Its stock begins regular trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TPUB on Tuesday, which is also when its board of directors...
  • Maxine Waters, Other Lawmakers Press FCC for Diversity in Merger Reviews

    Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) and 51 other lawmakers, including members of the Congressional Black Caucus, are pressing the FCC to ensure that upcoming mergers include "enforceable commitments" to boost media ownership, programming, advertising and...