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  • Jennifer Hudson celebrates donation to WINGS charity program

    Jennifer Hudson celebrates donation to WINGS charity program
    The efforts of a Palatine-based charity for victims of domestic violence were boosted with a $250,000 donation to build a cafe and career center at a new shelter on the Southwest Side of Chicago. Grammy Award-winner Jennifer Hudson helped celebrate...
  • UConn Foundation To Double Amount Raised For Scholarships

    UConn Foundation To Double Amount Raised For Scholarships
    The UConn Foundation has agreed on a five-year, $150 million fundraising initiative that will double the amount of money the foundation usually raises each year for scholarships. The initiative includes $50 million in scholarships that will be paid...
  • Stafford Charity Seeks Donations After Water Destroyed Collected Toys

    Stafford Charity Seeks Donations After Water Destroyed Collected Toys
    A Stafford charity is asking for help after water damaged the majority of holiday donations it had collected this year. "We lost about 90 percent of what we had," said Betty Martorelli, who heads the annual Santa's Toy Box collection. The annual...
  • USAID's new strategy has Seattle roots

    WASHINGTON When Alan Mulally the Boeing-honcho-turned-savior at Ford Motor Co. spoke at a U.S. Agency for International Development town hall last year, he gave Rajiv Shah one piece of inspiration. "He said, 'You guys have the greatest mission in the...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...