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  • The Bridge Family Center Hosts Annual Children's Charity Ball

    The Bridge Family Center  Hosts Annual Children's Charity Ball
    For The Bridge Family Center’s board vice president Mary Butler dressing for its annual Children’s Charity Ball was all about the bling. Because she was the one modeling one of its live auction items, a $3600,  1.7 carat white gold and...
  • Alex's Lemonade Stand Hits $100 Million Fundraising Mark

    The cancer charity that began with a child's lemonade stand in West Hartford has hit a major fundraising milestone of $100 million. Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation is named for Alex Scott, who was diagnosed with neuroblastoma just before her first...
  • Don't Tamper With UConn Foundation's Success

    Don't Tamper With UConn Foundation's Success
    There's little argument among educators, policy makers and pundits that the number one issue facing higher education is affordability and accessibility. At many campuses the cost of a college degree is rising faster than a family's ability to pay for it....
  • Petals With Purpose gives bouquets a second life

    Petals With Purpose gives bouquets a second life
    Do you ever think about what to do with all the flowers after a wedding, bar mitzvah or bridal shower? The thought occurred to newly-married West Palm Beach resident Brittany Agro after her wedding in June 2011. "We had all these beautiful flowers and...
  • Bethlehem industrial museum must open in two years, attorney general says

    Bethlehem industrial museum must open in two years, attorney general says
    The National Museum of Industrial History has struggled for 18 years to turn a century-old Bethlehem Steel shop into a museum befitting the display of its Smithsonian Institution collection. Now, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has given the...
  • Colbourn's vision went beyond UCF: My Word

    If you live in Central Florida, regardless of whether you knew him, Trevor Colbourn touched your life. It has been my great joy and privilege to know each president of the University of Central Florida on a personal and professional level …...
  • BJ's foundation awards grants, and other company news

    BJ's foundation awards grants BJ's Charitable Foundation recently announced the donation of four grants totaling $20,500 to Pennsylvania nonprofits, including Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley and Lehigh Valley Children's Centers Inc....
  • Help Them to Hope: Campaign ends with $54,883.09 raised

    The 2014-15 Help Them to Hope holiday fundraising campaign has ended with nearly $55,000 raised. Money collected will stay in Lake County to aid residents in need. While this season’s campaign is over, donations are accepted throughout the year....
  • Lion of Judah event features Charles Krauthammer

    Lion of Judah event features Charles Krauthammer
    Charles Krauthammer, American Pulitzer Prize-winning syndicated columnist, author, political commentator and physician, whose weekly column is syndicated to more than 400 newspapers worldwide, was featured guest speaker at last week's Jewish Federation of...
  • Dan Crimmins: Special funds that give much

    "It is every man's obligation," said Albert Einstein, "to put back into the world at least the equivalent of what he takes out of it." If you agree and have wondered about starting a private foundation to control the spending of your charitable...
  • Teaching your kids to give

    Teaching your kids to give
    While raising kids has never been easy, it can be one of the most rewarding things that some people do -- especially when children grow up to be productive, contributing members to society, and that includes knowing how to give back and enrich the...