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  • READER SUBMITTED: 5K Farmington Road Race Registration Now Open

    Runners may now register for the 7th annual Rotary Club of Farmington 5K Road Race to be held on Sunday, Sept. 28 in conjunction with the Unionville Festival. Online registration is available at http://www.RotaryRoadRace.org, along with the course map and...
  • Effort To Improve Health In Impoverished North End Starts In The ER

     Effort To Improve Health In Impoverished North End Starts In The ER
    Deborah Knowlin slowly limps to her kitchen table, favoring her left knee because her right one, she says, gives out frequently. Sitting down at the table, Knowlin snaps open a day-of-the-week pill box and empties Friday's contents into her right hand:...
  • A few (impolite) questions about the ice bucket challenge

    Americans are probably not unique in the world in treating philanthropy as a sort of game, with the goal of making it go down painlessly. The ice bucket challenge sweeping the nation--or at least those parts of it accessible by Facebook and Twitter--...
  • Seminole's Christian HELP could use some volunteer power

    Seminole's Christian HELP could use some volunteer power
    Parents may be relieved their kids are heading back to school, but the start of classes creates a problem for nonprofit organizations that rely on volunteer power -- particularly young volunteer power. "We have seen a huge increase in clients over the...
  • Univision Partnership Expands Humanitarian Relief to Children at U.S.-Mexico Border

    Univision Communications Inc. has partnered with a host of philanthropic foundations to reach children at the border who are experiencing violence and seeking refuge, the company announced Wednesday. Some of the organizations Univision is partnering with...
  • Quincy Jones Sees Himself in Those He Helps Around the World

    Quincy Jones has been involved in so many causes, staged so many benefits and spearheaded so many initiatives, starting from the 1960s and continuing to the present day, that the word "philanthropist" often seems to be appended to his name just as often...
  • Robin Williams spread joy off-screen through charity work

    In addition to his memorable roles on screen, the late Robin Williams also won people’s hearts through his charity work. The 63-year-old, who died on Monday of an apparent suicide, was known for his charity work at organizations such as Comic...
  • Knights Pledge $500K For Iraq Christians

    The Knights of Columbus have pledged $500,000 to aid persecuted Christians and other religious minorities in and around Iraq, the Roman Catholic lay organization announced Tuesday. The organization, based in New Haven, also said it will match an...
  • Raiders' James Jones: Once-homeless receiver returns home to give back

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Judy Vargas was among the first defenders to cover James Jones. It did not go well. The longtime worker at a San Jose homeless shelter used to chase the future NFL receiver around the corridors when play time was over. "That was me,"...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Cares Foundation Donates $5,000

    The Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Cares Foundation is pleased to have recently donated $5,000 to the EverWonder Children's Museum in Newtown. The donation was made through a request by the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Newtown...
  • Tribune Publishing begins new era with new leaders

    Tribune Publishing begins new era with new leaders
    On Monday, Tribune Publishing spins off from Tribune Co. and starts a new chapter as a stand-alone company. Its stock begins regular trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TPUB on Tuesday, which is also when its board of directors...