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Charity

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  • You can donate life insurance to a charity or college

    Perhaps you have a permanent life insurance policy you no longer need. Sure, you can cash it out, but if you have altruistic inclinations, you can give the policy to your alma mater or a favorite charity. Donating life insurance "packs a whole lot more...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Through Grants, Community Foundation Aids Wolcott Residents

    Three nonprofits with programs serving Wolcott residents are among the 28 organizations receiving grant awards from Main Street Community Foundation. A total of $75,590 was awarded during the Foundation's spring 2014 General Competitive Grant Cycle....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Bob's Discount Furniture Charitable Foundation Donates $10,000

    Bob's Discount Furniture Charitable Foundation has presented a check for $10,000 to Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters, the state's premier youth mentoring organization. The funds, generated by the retailer's recent charity golf tournament, will be used to...
  • READER SUBMITTED: MACC Charities Receives $500 Community Spirit Grant

    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation has announced that MACC Charities in Manchester was awarded $500 from the Foundation's Community Spirit 9/11 Mini-Grant program. A Harvard Pilgrim Health Care employee and Manchester resident, Lori Temple,...
  • Sandy Hook Charities Raise $28 Million, Nearly Half Unspent

    Nearly half of the $28 million raised by 77 groups following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting has not been distributed yet, according to a new state report. The state attorney general's final report on organizations that collected money...
  • Barry Ritholtz: Red Cross must reveal how it spent Superstorm Sandy donations

    Whenever there is some global catastrophe, we break out the checkbook, sending a donation to the Red Cross. Whether it's an earthquake in Haiti or a tsunami in Japan, many people's natural inclination is to send money to one of world's best-known...
  • JFN helps funders select Jewish causes

    Jason Arison, the chairman and CEO of the Ted Arison Family Foundation (which has a presence in Miami), was co-chair of the 2014 Jewish Funders Network (JFN) International Conference this March and appreciated the fact that this year's conference took...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Bank Of America Donates $7,500 To Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters

    The Bank of America Charitable Foundation has provided $7,500 to Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters, Connecticut's premier youth mentoring organization. The donation is designated for mentoring programs for Hartford youth. The announcement was made by...
  • For Maryland nonprofits, time is money

    For Maryland nonprofits, time is money
    Dozens of low-income middle schoolers at Baltimore's St. Ignatius Loyola Academy are getting a head start on money management, thanks to Legg Mason employees. Volunteers from the Baltimore-based money management firm regularly visit the Jesuit boys'...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Lime Rock Park, AARP Team Up To Fight Hunger

    AARP, AARP Foundation, Lime Rock Park and LaBonne's IGA, a local grocer, are teaming up Saturday, July 5, at Lyme Rock Park in Northwest Connecticut for a Drive to End Hunger meal-packing event with the goal of packaging and donating nearly 20,000...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Plainville Community Fund Based Grants

    The Plainville Community Fund recently awarded several Plainville community based grants totaling $7,000 in a second distribution of funds this year. Grant recipients include: Environmental Learning Centers of CT, Inc. - to provide a Schoolyard Habitat...