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  • Morneau may join Blackmon, Tulowitzki in All-Star Game

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Colorado Rockies - INSIDE PITCH DENVER -- Outfielder Charlie Blackmon wasn't sure he would make the Rockies out of spring training. On Sunday, he learned he had been selected to the National League All-Star team....
  • Parents' 'stuff' can be a burden for boomers

    Losing a parent is an inevitable hurdle in life. And for baby boomers, whose aging parents are often in their 80s and 90s, it's an imminent one. Aside from coping with the emotional burden, there's also the burden of dealing with all the "stuff." It can...
  • JFN helps funders select Jewish causes

    Jason Arison, the chairman and CEO of the Ted Arison Family Foundation (which has a presence in Miami), was co-chair of the 2014 Jewish Funders Network (JFN) International Conference this March and appreciated the fact that this year's conference took...
  • Bush Foundation willing to spread its wealth

    MINNEAPOLIS About 1,000 nonprofit leaders took over the Guthrie Theater building recently in a mega-networking event that showcased the new direction of one of Minnesota's largest foundations. Some participants were coached in communication techniques...
  • Volunteer pleads guilty to stealing from Toys for Tots

    Volunteer pleads guilty to stealing from Toys for Tots
    A former volunteer with Toys for Tots has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $25,000 from online sales conducted by the charity, according to prosecutors. Carol Lisciandrello, 55, of Chicago, was sentenced today to probation and ordered to pay...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Children's Law Center Receives $60,000 Grant

    The Children's Law Center of Connecticut received a three year grant award totaling $60,000 from the SBM Charitable Foundation, Inc. in support of the non-profit's Legal Representation Program in eastern Connecticut. The program provides legal advocates...
  • You can donate life insurance to a charity or college

    Perhaps you have a permanent life insurance policy you no longer need. Sure, you can cash it out, but if you have altruistic inclinations, you can give the policy to your alma mater or a favorite charity. Donating life insurance "packs a whole lot more...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Bob's Discount Furniture Charitable Foundation Donates $10,000

    Bob's Discount Furniture Charitable Foundation has presented a check for $10,000 to Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters, the state's premier youth mentoring organization. The funds, generated by the retailer's recent charity golf tournament, will be used to...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Through Grants, Community Foundation Aids Wolcott Residents

    Three nonprofits with programs serving Wolcott residents are among the 28 organizations receiving grant awards from Main Street Community Foundation. A total of $75,590 was awarded during the Foundation's spring 2014 General Competitive Grant Cycle....
  • Barry Ritholtz: Red Cross must reveal how it spent Superstorm Sandy donations

    Whenever there is some global catastrophe, we break out the checkbook, sending a donation to the Red Cross. Whether it's an earthquake in Haiti or a tsunami in Japan, many people's natural inclination is to send money to one of world's best-known...
  • Sandy Hook Charities Raise $28 Million, Nearly Half Unspent

    Nearly half of the $28 million raised by 77 groups following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting has not been distributed yet, according to a new state report. The state attorney general's final report on organizations that collected money...