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  • Tips for giving beyond Giving Tuesday

    After the flurry of U.S. holiday shopping days like Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes Giving Tuesday, which is aimed to get people to reach into their wallets and contribute to charities. The idea is catching on, with online donations for the day...
  • UK hedge fund divorce ruling reveals Hohn charity split row

    The acrimonious divorce of Britain's most generous philanthropists, hedge fund billionaire Christopher Hohn and his estranged wife Jamie Cooper-Hohn, could lead to a split of one of the largest private charities in the world. A $530 million divorce...
  • 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,...
  • Koch-backed group sues Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris over donor list

    A nonprofit charitable group backed by conservative mega-donors David and Charles Koch has sued Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris for seeking the names and addresses of the group's donors. The Americans for Prosperity Foundation filed a federal lawsuit in Los...
  • Test Track experience and dinner will bring birthday parties to underprivileged kids

    Test Track experience and dinner will bring birthday parties to underprivileged kids
    When you're a kid growing up in poverty, birthdays don't arrive with expectations of cake, presents and a party. They arrive with parents who are struggling to pay bills, searching for work or living in a homeless shelter. Birthday parties are a luxury....
  • A Few Homes Lit Up With Holiday Cheer

    A Few Homes Lit Up With Holiday Cheer
    Christmas lights put me in the Christmas spirit. Whether it's an elaborate display or a just a token string dangling off someone's lamp post, the sight makes me happy. There are plenty of professional holiday light tours around, including Holiday...
  • Meals on Wheels delivers food, friendship

    Meals on Wheels delivers food, friendship
    CHULUOTA — Pauline Brooks knows how to scrimp and save. A daughter of the Depression and a breast-cancer survivor, the 87-year-old Chuluota resident reminds visitors to turn off the lights and freezes food she doesn't eat. "I get by on what I...
  • Branching out to help those in need

    Branching out to help those in need
    Name: Suzy Broad Age: 50 Residence: Boca Raton Birthplace: Long Island, N.Y. Family: Husband, Brian Broad; children, Helen and Isaac Broad Career: Art director Organization: The Giving Tree of Temple Beth El is an all-volunteer organization...
  • West Hartford Groups Seeking Holiday Donations

    West Hartford Groups Seeking Holiday Donations
    WEST HARTFORD — Gift cards, warm clothing, and kosher food are some of the items needed by local organizations collecting holiday donations. The Bridge Family Center, which served more than 7,000 children and adults in their seven youth...
  • Spirit of compassion fills former automotive-shop-turned-soup-kitchen

    AKRON Angelo Antognoli's heart for people is shown in his concern for the hundreds of people who come to the Gennesaret Family Nutritional Center twice a week for hot meals. "To be honest, it benefits me more than the people I'm serving. I don't know...
  • Garcetti, wife launch drive to replace seniors' gifts ruined in fire

    Garcetti, wife launch drive to replace seniors' gifts ruined in fire
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Wednesday that he and his wife would collect donations to replace hundreds of holiday presents for seniors destroyed Monday when an inferno swept a downtown construction site. Heat and smoke from the raging nighttime...