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  • Taiwan Buddhists transform plastic waste

    Taiwan Buddhists transform plastic waste
    Millions of discarded plastic bottles that might normally land in Taiwan's trash are being diverted into the hands of Buddhists, becoming items of transformation — although not of a strictly spiritual nature. Thousands of religious volunteers...
  • UConn Foundation To Double Amount Raised For Scholarships

    UConn Foundation To Double Amount Raised For Scholarships
    The UConn Foundation has agreed on a five-year, $150 million fundraising initiative that will double the amount of money the foundation usually raises each year for scholarships. The initiative includes $50 million in scholarships that will be paid...
  • Jennifer Hudson celebrates donation to WINGS charity program

    Jennifer Hudson celebrates donation to WINGS charity program
    The efforts of a Palatine-based charity for victims of domestic violence were boosted with a $250,000 donation to build a cafe and career center at a new shelter on the Southwest Side of Chicago. Grammy Award-winner Jennifer Hudson helped celebrate...
  • Stafford Charity Seeks Donations After Water Destroyed Collected Toys

    Stafford Charity Seeks Donations After Water Destroyed Collected Toys
    A Stafford charity is asking for help after water damaged the majority of holiday donations it had collected this year. "We lost about 90 percent of what we had," said Betty Martorelli, who heads the annual Santa's Toy Box collection. The annual...
  • USAID's new strategy has Seattle roots

    WASHINGTON When Alan Mulally the Boeing-honcho-turned-savior at Ford Motor Co. spoke at a U.S. Agency for International Development town hall last year, he gave Rajiv Shah one piece of inspiration. "He said, 'You guys have the greatest mission in the...
  • Avon, Canton Residents Honored By Rotary Club

    Avon, Canton Residents Honored By Rotary Club
    AVON — Three people from Avon and another from Canton have been recognized by the Rotary Club of Avon-Canton for their work supporting charitable organizations, the club has announced. According to the club's announcement Mary Lou Bennoit-Connors,...
  • Facebook launches Ebola charity donation button

    Facebook launches Ebola charity donation button
    Facebook said users would now have the option to donate directly to various Ebola relief charities through a button at the top of their News Feeds. Facebook users can donate to three charities - International Medical Corps, the International Federation...
  • Gurnee-based Zacharias Center provides haven for sexual abuse survivors

    Gurnee-based Zacharias Center provides haven for sexual abuse survivors
    One summer afternoon, the couple got a call saying that their teenage daughter had been sexually assaulted while jogging on a public trail. When they got to the hospital, they could see their daughter as she was being examined but couldn't yet touch...
  • Holiday gifts with a charitable impulse

    Holiday gifts with a charitable impulse
    You can make a holiday gift even more meaningful by buying it from a company that does good. The obvious choices are donations to causes that you know the recipient is passionate about. (And, when giving gifts, it's best to focus on their passions,...
  • Daily Press-Ferguson Holiday Fund open for donations

    Daily Press-Ferguson Holiday Fund open for donations
    The Daily Press-Ferguson Holiday Fund is marking its 86th year of giving to the region's neediest, and the second year of charitable collaboration with Ferguson Enterprises. The fund is accepting donations for this year until Jan. 31. "What is unique...
  • Gates Foundation joins company to produce simpler version of contraceptive drug

    SEATTLE As part of its $1 billion effort to make contraceptives more accessible to women in the developing world, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is joining with a pharmaceutical company and other aid groups to produce and distribute a simpler version...