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Charity

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  • Greater Hartford Last In Survey Of Charitable Giving

    Greater Hartford Last In Survey Of Charitable Giving
    Greater Hartford is the least generous region among the 50 largest metro areas in terms of charitable giving, according to a report released Monday by The Chronicle Of Philanthropy. The report measures giving in households that claim itemized deductions,...
  • Kindness matters with new Samaritans365 Foundation

    They have a video, a peace pledge and brochure. Now Samaritans365 Foundation founder Laura Reiss has assembled a team and a manual to help others start clubs in public and private schools. Their goal? To teach children the importance of giving back with...
  • Report: Middle-class gave more to charity in Great Recession

    Report: Middle-class gave more to charity in Great Recession
    Wealthy Americans contributed less of their incomes to charity while low and middle-income residents gave more in the years surrounding the Great Recession, according to a newly released report by The Chronicle of Philanthropy. U.S. residents earning...
  • Marjorie Brown, volunteer in GOP politics, dies

    Marjorie Frey Brown put her energy and talent to work on behalf of others over decades of service to Chicago-area charitable organizations and political groups, including a decadeslong involvement with the Chicago-based Northwestern University...
  • Hartford Home Where UConn Donors Dine Gets $74,500 Upgrade; DOT Draws Ire Over Road Jobs

    Hartford Home Where UConn Donors Dine Gets $74,500 Upgrade; DOT Draws Ire Over Road Jobs
    The University of Connecticut Foundation has spent about $75,000 to renovate the home it bought for $660,000 last year in Hartford's West End, as a fancy outpost for school President Susan Herbst to entertain donors and spend the night when she's got...
  • Optime 5K Run/Walk at Markham Park has strong turnout

    The second annual Optime 5K Run/Walk continues to be a big hit with runners and the South Florida community as more than 1100 participants came out to support the race at the Sunrise Markham Park. The first 500 finishers in the race received medals and...
  • Beachside bongos celebrate newly combined philanthropic effort of TrustBridge Health

    Guests are invited to join Hospice by the Sea Foundation and Hospice of Palm Beach County Foundation at their 24th annual "Celebration by the Sea." The seaside cocktail party will include food, drinks and beachside elegance at the Delray Beach Club Oct....
  • Manchester Entrepreneur Center To Open Thursday At Imagine Main Street Event

    Manchester Entrepreneur Center To Open Thursday At Imagine Main Street Event
    MANCHESTER — The opening of a new center for entrepreneurs at MCC on Main is the highlight of Imagine Main Street's First Thursday event. The dedication of the Viscogliosi Entrepreneurship Center is set for Thursday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The event...
  • Stress is universal: Life lessons from the Land Down Under

    I was just in Auckland, New Zealand, after a few very pleasant days in Australia, which is just coming out of a pleasant winter and heading into an even more pleasant spring. Did I mention it's very pleasant there? It's impossible not to remark on the...
  • On the Town: Supporters gather for Realtors' charitable auction

     On the Town: Supporters gather for Realtors' charitable auction
    While the parking lot adjacent to the red-brick-walled building at 2006 W. Magnolia Blvd. is just about as inconspicuous as a parking lot can be, it took on a very different look as it was transformed into a western ranch as the Burbank Assn. of...
  • Nonprofit helps youngsters heal

    Name: Kelly Woodworth Age: 39 Residence: Delray Beach Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico Family: Daughter, Samantha Wills Career: Preschool teacher and loan processor Organization: Horses Healing Hearts, a Wellington-based nonprofit dedicated...