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  • Consumer Reports: Donations That Require A Purchase

    "A portion of proceeds" of adorable wild pony Christmas ornaments by Roost go to Return to Freedom, a wild horse sanctuary. "One hundred percent of profits" of a special Smock card supports the Pesticide Action Network. According to Consumer Reports, the...
  • Operation Santa delivers cheer to fallen or injured officers' families

     Operation Santa delivers cheer to fallen or injured officers' families
    Katarina Perez was 9 years old when her father, a Chicago police officer, was killed in the line of duty. Now a 21-year-old college student, Perez spent the weekend with the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation as it caravaned around Chicago to deliver...
  • Evanston receives $24,467 Lowe's Community Partners Grant

    The Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation has awarded a $24,467 Lowe’s Community Partners grant to the City of Evanston for improvements to the Mason Park Fieldhouse. The City of Evanston will use the grant to upgrade the preteen and...
  • 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...
  • Legacy program aided by national foundation

    Endowments are a critical lifeline to the well-being and sustainability of a Jewish community. Three years ago, the Jacobson Jewish Community Foundation (JJCF) of the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County launched "Create a Jewish Legacy," an...
  • Ask Amy: This season, give more than your receive

     Ask Amy: This season, give more than your receive
    Dear Readers: Many of us have pulled our candy cane sweaters out of mothballs and are now deep into the most satisfying aspect of the holiday season: attending and hosting holiday events, gorging on gingerbread men and eggnog, and letting the glitter of...
  • When giving donations to nonprofits, look at results, not overhead

    When giving donations to nonprofits, look at results, not overhead
    Many people will be making their charitable giving decisions in these next days before the Dec 31st deadline for year-end giving. Many people may judge nonprofits by their overhead ratio. But overhead ratios are usually the wrong measurement to use....
  • Christmas with Ayn Rand

    Christmas with Ayn Rand
    The "season of giving" comes with its own set of commandments. Give back, we're told. Remember the needy. Don't give because it makes you feel good; give because it's the right thing to do. But these platitudes don't represent my perspective on the...
  • December a critical time for university donations

    December a critical time for university donations
    Late December has a special meaning for colleges and universities, beyond the relief of winter vacation and the deadlines for final grades. This is the most important time of year for fundraising in higher education. Even without Santa's help, some...
  • Ringing a bell at Christmas to help others remember those in need

    Ringing a bell at Christmas to help others remember those in need
    There's an icy chill in the air, and a slow drizzle is beginning to fall from slate-gray skies, but at one entrance to the Wal-Mart Super Center in Lansdowne, Delatha Fields is generating a palpable warmth. Maybe it's the way the great-grandmother makes...
  • Judge a charity by impact, not overhead

    To the editor: Dean Karlan is right: When it comes to charities, at the end of the day, it is the results that matter. ("Here's how to determine if that charity is worth your dollars," Op-Ed, Dec. 17) But Karlan's use of a financial overhead calculation...