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  • Children learn the spirit of philanthropy

    Children learn the spirit of philanthropy
    It's always said that charity begins at home. But in Boynton Beach now it also begins in preschool. Throughout the month, students at The Learning Experience, a child development center, are being taught lessons on selflessness and giving as part of its...
  • Here's how to determine if that charity is worth your dollars

    Here's how to determine if that charity is worth your dollars
    When my sister and I were children and flew to summer camp together, our mother always asked us to call her once we arrived to let her know we landed safely. When we got older, my sister and I put our own twist on this practice: If my sister was giving me...
  • Gift-wrapping competition aids charity

    Gift-wrapping competition aids charity
    They came armed with scissors, tape, wrapping paper, bows and creativity. Representatives of nine nonprofit organizations went head to head Wednesday morning in a gift-wrapping competition sponsored by Quattro Caffe at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa....
  • 8 year-end tax planning tips

    Before you shut down for the holidays, remember that just a few hours spent reviewing your financial life may help boost your bottom line -- and put a dent in your holiday shopping bills! Here are eight ideas to consider, which could minimize taxes before...
  • Torrey Smith nominated by Ravens for Walter Payton Man of the Year award

    Torrey Smith nominated by Ravens for Walter Payton Man of the Year award
    Wide receiver Torrey Smith is the Ravens' nominee for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award. The award recognizes a player annually for his community service and excellence on the field. It was established in 1970 and renamed in 1999 after the...
  • 55th class of Lauderdale Debutantes takes stage Dec. 27

    55th class of Lauderdale Debutantes takes stage Dec. 27
    A group of young ladies are preparing to cross the stage in the 55th annual “Lauderdale Debutante Presentation.” The event will take place Dec. 27 at the Marriott Harbor Beach in Fort Lauderdale. Nineteen girls will represent five high...
  • Year-end giving simply is happiness

    Year-end giving simply is happiness
    As the executive director of the largest international charity in the United States, I understand that the topic of year-end giving can appear to be complex. But allow me to reassure you, it is not. Giving means happiness to me. It's really that simple....
  • Corporate giving

    •Staples Foundation, the charitable arm of Staples Inc., donated $7,500 to Apopka High School's drama department under a program that lets Staples associates direct donations. Proceeds will be used to help create a small black-box children's theater...
  • Rodgers, Cutler among Man of the Year nominees

    The Sports Xchange Rodgers, Cutler among Man of the Year nominees Star quarterbacks Aaron Rodgers, Russell Wilson, Philip Rivers, Matt Ryan and Jay Cutler are among the 2014 Walter Payton Man of the Year Award nominees. All 32 teams selected their...
  • Most of us could do more to make it a truly charitable-giving season

    With the charitable-giving season in full swing, and nonprofits in the throes of their end-of-year asks, it feels like the right time to highlight a Scrooge-like fact: Greater Los Angeles is not as generous as it used to be and not as generous as it could...
  • Getty hires new top fundraiser after early efforts show modest results

    Getty hires new top fundraiser after early efforts show modest results
    The J. Paul Getty Trust is plugging a fresh executive into what's perhaps the art world's most counterintuitive job: getting rich folks, corporations and charitable foundations to make big cash donations to an organization that already sits on a pile of...