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  • South Floridians donate more as economy strengthens

    South Floridians donate more as economy strengthens
    As South Floridians give more to charity, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is reminding people to know whom they are giving to. Most charities in Florida are required to register with the department and provide financial...
  • 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...
  • L.A. Philharmonic gets $20-million donation from GeoCities founder

    L.A. Philharmonic gets $20-million donation from GeoCities founder
    A prominent Los Angeles tech entrepreneur and former board president of the L.A. Philharmonic announced Wednesday that he will give $20 million to the orchestra, half of it going to endow the top leadership position now held by Deborah Borda. David...
  • Langley Federal Credit Union forms charitable foundation to help families

    Langley Federal Credit Union forms charitable foundation to help families
    Newport News-based Langley Federal Credit Union has formed the Langley for Families Foundation to establish focused charitable giving on family issues in the greater Hampton Roads area. The foundation will operate outside of the credit union’s...
  • 5 year-end retirement tips

    With just weeks to go before the end of the year, here are five potential money-making/money saving retirement moves to consider. 1. Fully fund employer-sponsored retirement plan contributions. Unlike IRA's, the deadline for funding 401 (k), 403 (b) or...
  • Make Room for Joy and Peace

    Make Room for Joy and Peace
    December is the month of more -- more to do, more to buy, more patience, more memories, more everything!    When life is already filled to the brim, there might not be room for more. Then all that holiday magic turns into holiday stress, unless you...
  • New website unites nonprofits, businesses, consumers

    New website unites nonprofits, businesses, consumers
    Rewards for Causes makes giving a win-win-win for nonprofits, businesses and donors. The newly formed website generates donations for charities and sales in the marketplace. Donors save money on special deals while supporting nonprofits. "Every deal you...
  • Mystery donor drops $1,400 coin in Salvation Army kettle -- again

    On each of the past two Fridays, a mysterious donor has dropped valuable gold coins into the red kettles used by the Salvation Army to collect donations during the holiday season. The heavy Mexican coins date to 1947, are worth an estimated $1,400 each,...
  • Faith and Values: Thankful for gifts and conversation partners

    Faith and Values: Thankful for gifts and conversation partners
    This time of year we turn our attention to the giving, receiving and exchanging of gifts. Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa are all holidays that include gift-giving, and opening ourselves to the enlivening experience seems to compensate us for the...
  • Driven by a meaningful culture

    Driven by a meaningful culture
    Bill Cannon left a large wealth management firm to join much smaller Glass Jacobson less than a year ago. His reason: "Opportunity for advancement," the 47-year-old said. "I wanted a seat at the table." And that's what he got with his new job as...
  • Global health means vaccinating the young

    Global health means vaccinating the young
    The world is scrambling to control the Ebola epidemic. Daily we hear about quarantines, possible outbreaks, governmental interventions and the death toll, which is now estimated to be nearly 6,000. Researchers are rushing to develop effective vaccines....