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  • Kane County sets up GoFundMe campaign for Fairdale victims

    Kane County sets up GoFundMe campaign for Fairdale victims
    Kane County has set up a relief fund for Fairdale residents in the wake of a devastating tornado that leveled the small town. Fairdale, located in DeKalb County, has received truckloads of donations so much so that it is overwhelming, said Kane County...
  • Third-annual Landis Cup drives donations

    Spring has sprung, and golfers are ready to get back into the swing of things. Carol Landis is just hoping they sign up for The Landis Cup before they hit the greens. The Landis Cup, now in its third year, has donated more than $127,000 for local and...
  • Clinton candidacy prods foundation board to consider limits

    Hillary Rodham Clinton's decision to step down from the board of her family's foundation will be followed this week by a Clinton Foundation board meeting to consider limiting international fundraising and improving transparency. Her resignation and the...
  • Hillary Clinton launches presidential bid

    Hillary Clinton launches presidential bid
    Hillary Rodham Clinton entered the presidential race on Sunday, saying she wants to fight for the economic futures of regular people and ending years of speculation about whether she would redeem the disappointment of her failed 2008 attempt to become the...
  • Job Profile: Development Director

    Fundraising, recruiting volunteers while helping pets is 'a dream job' Little did Kaitlin Allen know that the death of her beloved dog would lead her to a job helping save the lives of other pets. Allen, 34, is Director of Development at PAWS Chicago,...
  • Obamas pay effective federal tax rate of nearly 20 percent

    President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, paid more than $93,000 in federal taxes last year on an adjusted gross income of more than $477,000. Their effective tax rate was 19.6 percent. The Obamas lowered their 2014 tax bill by claiming nearly $160,...
  • Business brief

    Chartley Homeowners Association to participate in Project Clean Stream The Chartley Homeowners Association, in Reisterstown, will once again participate in the annual Project Clean Stream, sponsored by the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay. The...
  • Letter: Tax breaks are only one reason to give

    I was recently organizing my tax return and I got to thinking about the ramifications of a proposed change to the U.S. budget that limits donations for high net-worth individuals. Those changes would not impact me personally or the vast majority of (not-...
  • Around Crofton: Crofton teacher gives up bachelorette party in favor giving to charity

    Around Crofton: Crofton teacher gives up bachelorette party in favor giving to charity
    For many brides, the bachelorette night or weekend is almost as important as the shower or other wedding traditions. But Crofton Woods Elementary School fourth-grade teacher Sarah Pedley is putting a new twist ahead of her July nuptials. Rather than...
  • Giant and Martin's stores announce yearly donations

    Giant Food Stores and Martin's Food Markets announced its charitable donations made in 2014 totaled $27 million in combined cash and product contributions from customers, vendors and associates. The stores are committed to supporting its communities...
  • $10,000 award from IKEA will help make over Costa Mesa soup kitchen

    $10,000 award from IKEA will help make over Costa Mesa soup kitchen
    A line of people eager for a hot lunch began forming outside a nondescript building in Costa Mesa shortly after 11 a.m. Friday. The visitors knew the doors wouldn't open for an hour, but they wanted to grab a spot at one of the long lunchroom-style...