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Charity

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  • Corporate giving

    •Staples Foundation, the charitable arm of Staples Inc., donated $7,500 to Apopka High School's drama department under a program that lets Staples associates direct donations. Proceeds will be used to help create a small black-box children's theater...
  • Year-end giving simply is happiness

    Year-end giving simply is happiness
    As the executive director of the largest international charity in the United States, I understand that the topic of year-end giving can appear to be complex. But allow me to reassure you, it is not. Giving means happiness to me. It's really that simple....
  • Getty hires new top fundraiser after early efforts show modest results

    Getty hires new top fundraiser after early efforts show modest results
    The J. Paul Getty Trust is plugging a fresh executive into what's perhaps the art world's most counterintuitive job: getting rich folks, corporations and charitable foundations to make big cash donations to an organization that already sits on a pile of...
  • Rodgers, Cutler among Man of the Year nominees

    The Sports Xchange Rodgers, Cutler among Man of the Year nominees Star quarterbacks Aaron Rodgers, Russell Wilson, Philip Rivers, Matt Ryan and Jay Cutler are among the 2014 Walter Payton Man of the Year Award nominees. All 32 teams selected their...
  • Young philanthropist draws celebrities, the Dalai Lama -- and questions

    Young philanthropist draws celebrities, the Dalai Lama -- and questions
    Sean Lourdes had a meeting, and why not here, at one of the most lavish estates in Los Angeles — a 48,000-square-foot palace on the slopes of Bel-Air? When his guest arrived in the mansion's circular driveway, the young philanthropist retreated...
  • Giving to kids must go on after Santa: My Word

    The outpouring of care from our community during the holidays is inspirational. Charitable organizations — including ours — collect hundreds of thousands of clothes and toys to ensure children experience the joys of the holiday. It is a very...
  • EquiKids in Virginia Beach chosen to receive funds from Rite Aid Foundation's KidCents Program

    EquiKids in Virginia Beach chosen to receive funds from Rite Aid Foundation's KidCents Program
     EQUI-KIDS Therapeutic Riding Program has been selected as one of two children’s charities in Hampton Roads to benefit from the inaugural KidCents program at Rite Aid.  “We were blown away when we were contacted by the Rite Aid Foundation...
  • Most of us could do more to make it a truly charitable-giving season

    With the charitable-giving season in full swing, and nonprofits in the throes of their end-of-year asks, it feels like the right time to highlight a Scrooge-like fact: Greater Los Angeles is not as generous as it used to be and not as generous as it could...
  • Orlando Sentinel Family Fund aims to make a difference

    Orlando Sentinel Family Fund aims to make a difference
    Dear Readers, Last month, we kicked off the Orlando Sentinel Family Fund’s annual Holiday Campaign. Over the past few weeks, we have been featuring stories about just a few of the agencies and people supported this year by your generosity to the...
  • Maryland nonprofits investing in offshore accounts

    When the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, the Johns Hopkins University and other Maryland nonprofits want to maximize the money they can spend in pursuit of their missions, they do what many wealthy individuals and businesses do. They open investment accounts...
  • Bills Marrone sticks with Orton at QB

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Buffalo Bills - INSIDE SLANT Doug Marrone made it perfectly clear what he thinks of second-year quarterback EJ Manuel. Despite a 7-6 record that has the Buffalo Bills on the brink of elimination in the playoff race,...