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  • Utility gives grants to 8 local groups for environmental programs

    Utility gives grants to 8 local groups for environmental programs
    Thirty-three organizations will share $500,000 from the Dominion Foundation in support of environmental stewardship initiatives, according to a release from the charitable foundation of Dominion Virginia Power. The groups will receive funding for...
  • Univision Partnership Expands Humanitarian Relief to Children at U.S.-Mexico Border

    Univision Communications Inc. has partnered with a host of philanthropic foundations to reach children at the border who are experiencing violence and seeking refuge, the company announced Wednesday. Some of the organizations Univision is partnering with...
  • Quincy Jones Sees Himself in Those He Helps Around the World

    Quincy Jones has been involved in so many causes, staged so many benefits and spearheaded so many initiatives, starting from the 1960s and continuing to the present day, that the word "philanthropist" often seems to be appended to his name just as often...
  • READER SUBMITTED: 5K Farmington Road Race Registration Now Open

    Runners may now register for the 7th annual Rotary Club of Farmington 5K Road Race to be held on Sunday, Sept. 28 in conjunction with the Unionville Festival. Online registration is available at http://www.RotaryRoadRace.org, along with the course map and...
  • Effort To Improve Health In Impoverished North End Starts In The ER

     Effort To Improve Health In Impoverished North End Starts In The ER
    Deborah Knowlin slowly limps to her kitchen table, favoring her left knee because her right one, she says, gives out frequently. Sitting down at the table, Knowlin snaps open a day-of-the-week pill box and empties Friday's contents into her right hand:...
  • Robin Williams spread joy off-screen through charity work

    In addition to his memorable roles on screen, the late Robin Williams also won people’s hearts through his charity work. The 63-year-old, who died on Monday of an apparent suicide, was known for his charity work at organizations such as Comic...
  • Knights Pledge $500K For Iraq Christians

    The Knights of Columbus have pledged $500,000 to aid persecuted Christians and other religious minorities in and around Iraq, the Roman Catholic lay organization announced Tuesday. The organization, based in New Haven, also said it will match an...
  • Raiders' James Jones: Once-homeless receiver returns home to give back

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Judy Vargas was among the first defenders to cover James Jones. It did not go well. The longtime worker at a San Jose homeless shelter used to chase the future NFL receiver around the corridors when play time was over. "That was me,"...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Cares Foundation Donates $5,000

    The Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Cares Foundation is pleased to have recently donated $5,000 to the EverWonder Children's Museum in Newtown. The donation was made through a request by the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Newtown...
  • Making money is part of new social mission for entrepreneurs

    Making money is part of new social mission for entrepreneurs
    In recent months, some of the most successful business gurus in Central Florida have teamed up on a project that won't earn them a dime. In fact, it's costing them money. But members of the new Entrepreneurs In Action initiative are getting a...
  • An income cap might not be so crazy

    An income cap might not be so crazy
    Concern about rising wealth and income inequality has generated all kinds of solutions, often focused on improving the lot of the people at the bottom with measures such as minimum wages. But instead of putting a floor on what people get, why not put a...