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  • READER SUBMITTED: MACC Charities Receives $500 Community Spirit Grant

    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation has announced that MACC Charities in Manchester was awarded $500 from the Foundation's Community Spirit 9/11 Mini-Grant program. A Harvard Pilgrim Health Care employee and Manchester resident, Lori Temple,...
  • Gift of Life Foundation "virtual gala" ditches the black tie

    Gift of Life Foundation "virtual gala" ditches the black tie
    A Boca Raton-based foundation is raising money with a kind of get-together that even the socially awkward can love: the virtual gala. Forget the black tie and the baby sitter, the Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation's gala could be clothing-optional &#...
  • For Maryland nonprofits, time is money

    For Maryland nonprofits, time is money
    Dozens of low-income middle schoolers at Baltimore's St. Ignatius Loyola Academy are getting a head start on money management, thanks to Legg Mason employees. Volunteers from the Baltimore-based money management firm regularly visit the Jesuit boys'...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Bank Of America Donates $7,500 To Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters

    The Bank of America Charitable Foundation has provided $7,500 to Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters, Connecticut's premier youth mentoring organization. The donation is designated for mentoring programs for Hartford youth. The announcement was made by...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Two Poets Pay It Forward: Bauer & Beck Launch Poetry Books

    On Sunday, June 15, poets JoAnne Bauer of Hartford's West End neighborhood and Christine Beck of West Hartford read poetry from their newest collections at Butterworth Hall of the University of Hartford. Hosts of the Call & Response event were poets...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Lime Rock Park, AARP Team Up To Fight Hunger

    AARP, AARP Foundation, Lime Rock Park and LaBonne's IGA, a local grocer, are teaming up Saturday, July 5, at Lyme Rock Park in Northwest Connecticut for a Drive to End Hunger meal-packing event with the goal of packaging and donating nearly 20,000...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Plainville Community Fund Based Grants

    The Plainville Community Fund recently awarded several Plainville community based grants totaling $7,000 in a second distribution of funds this year. Grant recipients include: Environmental Learning Centers of CT, Inc. - to provide a Schoolyard Habitat...
  • Todd Wagner thinks he's found a better way to raise money

    Todd Wagner wants to catch lightning in a bottle again. He and Mark Cuban took Broadcast.com from a startup in 1995 to a $5.7 billion buyout by Yahoo four years later. It was the first broadcast network on the Internet. Now Wagner is working harder than...
  • Great chefs once again gather to support Alex's Lemonade

    Great chefs once again gather to support Alex's Lemonade
    There’s a charity food event almost every weekend in Southern California. But there’s only one L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade. Hosted by Suzanne Goin, Caroline Styne and David Lentz, it always draws some of the nation’s best chefs....
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  • Ballpark seats to decorate Michigan Avenue, celebrate Wrigley centennial

    Ballpark seats to decorate Michigan Avenue, celebrate Wrigley centennial
    Coming to North Michigan Avenue later this week: Fifty custom-made pairs of ballpark seats — a public art project and fundraiser celebrating Wrigley Field’s 100-year anniversary. The 100 seats will depict a “special moment in time&...