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  • Value Village owner criticizes Minnesota AG report

    BELLEVUE, Wash. The parent company of Value Village thrift stores said Tuesday that a critical report on its business practices by the Minnesota Attorney General was based on "incorrect assumptions and a misunderstanding of our working relationships...
  • Altruistic for the holidays: Five steps to great charitable giving

    Altruistic for the holidays: Five steps to great charitable giving
    Great gift giving is all about finding that perfect something that will be meaningful for a friend or loved one. When you find the perfect gift, you just know it. Great charitable giving intensifies these good feelings with a layer of life-changing...
  • How to be a smart donor

    It's that time of year when lots of charities are on the corner ringing their bells and asking you to open your wallet. As our nation climbs slowly out of recession, 2014 is expected by some observers to set new records for charitable donations. The poor...
  • Family finances: Get the most from your giving

    As the clock ticks down to the end of the year, fund-raisers are out in force. In the spirit of the season, and with an eye toward trimming your tax bill, you may be swayed to open your wallet -- a sentiment we encourage. But if your largesse leaves you...
  • Checkout Charity: Get ready for the cash register ambush

    First, Samantha Kemp-Jackson started noticing something unusual at the local grocery store. Then it started happening to the Toronto mom of four at the department store. Then the liquor store. Then, pretty much everywhere else. She was getting hit up...
  • Minnesota AG says Value Village's owner mishandled donations, disclosures

    BELLVUE, Wash. The thrift-store behemoth anchored by Value Village shops has been accused by Minnesota's attorney general of underpaying some of its charity partners, misleading donors of goods about what's tax deductible and poorly documenting its...
  • 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...
  • Cancer surgeon caps fundraiser with haircut

    Cancer surgeon caps fundraiser with haircut
    Two scissors-wielding women sliced off the almost blue-black ponytail belonging to a very willing surgeon Friday, before sharing a long embrace. The emotional moment was all for charity, the capstone of a $15,000 fundraising effort by Dr. Lisa Guerra...
  • One Heart group works with students on feeding the needy

    One Heart group works with students on feeding the needy
    It was an amazing moment, Stephanie Bowman noted, and one to marvel at. It was the site of students inside the cafeteria at Edgewater High School, enjoying a simple task: making sandwiches. Even more remarkable, Bowman said, was the end result,...
  • Biz News: Ex-assemblyman joins Costa Mesa law office

    Southern California law firm Theodora Oringher has added Rod Pacheco as a senior attorney for its Costa Mesa and Los Angeles offices, leading the white collar/investigations practice division. Pacheco is a former state assemblyman and Riverside County...