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  • Year-end tips may yield tax savings

    Ah, the holidays. The season of spirited tax avoidance and homey deductions, when thoughts naturally drift to capital-loss harvesting and full or partial Roth conversions. Well, perhaps not everyone thinks this way. The end of the year may be a busy...
  • Ask Kim: How can my family set up a donor-advised fund?

    My family is thinking about setting up a donor-advised fund so all three generations can work together to decide which charities to support. How much money do we need to open up this kind of fund, and do we get a tax break for our contributions? Many...
  • Girls earn Silver Award for helping sick children

    Girls earn Silver Award for helping sick children
    Two local girls recently helped children fighting life-threatening illnesses as a way to earn their Silver Awards, the highest honor for a Cadette Girl Scout. Emma Seidfathi and Brooke Marquardt donated bed linens, books, DVDs and bath towels to the...
  • Editorial: Cheers to the area's spirit of giving

    There is no better time than the holiday season and a pending new year to take stock of ourselves. Have we been kind to others? Have we lightened a stranger’s load? When we were asked to give, did we rise to the occasion? When it comes to giving,...
  • David Mickenberg: Allentown arts groups embark on a quiet revolution

    David Mickenberg: Allentown arts groups embark on a quiet revolution
    Unknown and virtually unheralded, a quiet revolution has unfolded in Allentown over the past year. Few would have bet on it, many have hoped for it, some have suggested it, and yet others have thought it so important that they consider the future of the...
  • Children help homeless

    Children help homeless
    According to Mark Wasserman, creator and director of marketing of Houses for Change, first-grader Hayley Black really understands the Houses for Change program. When Black, who recently participated in a Houses for Change activity at Temple Beth Orr...
  • Small window of opportunity for IRA charitable rollover

    Giving more while spending less sounds oxymoronic, but some seniors can do just that this year. Congress has passed a last-minute tax break on charitable donations from IRAs for those over 70-1/2. The move restores the ability to donate up to $100,000...
  • Make a resolution to help people in need all year round

    Make a resolution to help people in need all year round
    The holiday season is traditionally when many people are inspired to give to local charities. However, there are many families and individuals who are hungry and in need throughout the year. A 2014 study conducted by the non-profit organization Feeding...
  • Paradise found at 'Community Foundation Gala' Jan. 22

    Paradise found at 'Community Foundation Gala' Jan. 22
    More than 300 supporters are expected to wear their most colorful “garden chic” attire to the “Community Foundation Gala.” The event, boasting a Paradise Found theme, is set for Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. at The Breakers in Palm Beach. It...
  • Sports-centered website connects fans with charities

    Sports-centered website connects fans with charities
    High-profile athletes make headlines with their bad behavior. But the majority are making a positive impact in their communities. Delray Beach resident and attorney Jeff Deutsch wants to spread the word about athletes' accomplishments - and enable...
  • Mount Dora Lions Club hosting Bowling for Sight fundraiser

    The Mount Dora Lions Club is hosting its 1st Annual “Bowling for Sight" fundraiser at Triangle Lanes, located at 1530 Eudora Road in Mount Dora, on Feb. 15. A donation of $100 includes three games, shoes, snacks and a soda per team of five...