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Charity

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  • U.S. wealthy give less income to charity, mid-earners give more: report

    (Reuters) - Wealthy Americans contributed less of their incomes to charity while low and middle-income residents gave more in the years surrounding the Great Recession, according to a newly released report by The Chronicle of Philanthropy. U.S....
  • Report: Middle-class gave more to charity in Great Recession

    Report: Middle-class gave more to charity in Great Recession
    Wealthy Americans contributed less of their incomes to charity while low and middle-income residents gave more in the years surrounding the Great Recession, according to a newly released report by The Chronicle of Philanthropy. U.S. residents earning...
  • Marjorie Brown, volunteer in GOP politics, dies

    Marjorie Frey Brown put her energy and talent to work on behalf of others over decades of service to Chicago-area charitable organizations and political groups, including a decadeslong involvement with the Chicago-based Northwestern University...
  • Hartford Home Where UConn Donors Dine Gets $74,500 Upgrade; DOT Draws Ire Over Road Jobs

    Hartford Home Where UConn Donors Dine Gets $74,500 Upgrade; DOT Draws Ire Over Road Jobs
    The University of Connecticut Foundation has spent about $75,000 to renovate the home it bought for $660,000 last year in Hartford's West End, as a fancy outpost for school President Susan Herbst to entertain donors and spend the night when she's got...
  • Optime 5K Run/Walk at Markham Park has strong turnout

    The second annual Optime 5K Run/Walk continues to be a big hit with runners and the South Florida community as more than 1100 participants came out to support the race at the Sunrise Markham Park. The first 500 finishers in the race received medals and...
  • Manchester Entrepreneur Center To Open Thursday At Imagine Main Street Event

    Manchester Entrepreneur Center To Open Thursday At Imagine Main Street Event
    MANCHESTER — The opening of a new center for entrepreneurs at MCC on Main is the highlight of Imagine Main Street's First Thursday event. The dedication of the Viscogliosi Entrepreneurship Center is set for Thursday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The event...
  • Canton Readies Holiday Giving Progams For Needy Residents

    CANTON — Charity drives that help the town's needier residents during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays are ready to start operating. The town's senior and social services department said it will be connecting needy families with sponsors who...
  • Adult & Continuing Education

    WINDSOR LOCKS - Several classes are still open for enrollment at Windsor Locks Adult & Continuing Education which serves those who live or work in Windsor Locks & East Granby. Residents from other towns are also welcome. Classes are held at Windsor...
  • Leaders call for quicker response to Ebola at World Bank meeting

    Leaders of the three West African nations hardest hit by Ebola sought support from the international financial community Thursday amid warnings that the widening epidemic is devastating the region's fragile economies. The presidents of Liberia, Sierra...
  • Campaigners launch first anti-slavery organizations database

    NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A global database of organizations fighting modern slavery and human trafficking will help connect victims with the help they need, a group of charities said on Thursday. Launched by Polaris, the Freedom Fund and...
  • Behind Peterson's perfect image lays an imperfect human being

    With a new season, a new coach and a $1 billion stadium on the way, the Minnesota Vikings turned to their undisputed star last summer to appear on the team's yearbook cover: Adrian Peterson, standing confidently in a dirty purple jersey. In an...