| Jan 4, 2015
| 2:36 PM
Rabbi Mark Winer, Ph.D. — an international interfaith scholar and leader who played a crucial role in the airlift of Ethiopian Jews from Ethiopia to Israel — will give a lecture titled "Let My People Go: Ethiopian Exodus" at 3 p.m. on Sunday,...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 12:06 PM
While raising kids has never been easy, it can be one of the most rewarding things that some people do -- especially when children grow up to be productive, contributing members to society, and that includes knowing how to give back and enrich the...
| Dec 17, 2014
The two teams are chosen and Florida Atlantic University's stadium was nearly sold out last week, but for college football fans who still want in on the action for ESPN's first Boca Raton Bowl, there's a pep rally and after party in Boca the night...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 12:30 PM
For the 12th annual Kandy Kane Ball, over 800 holiday revelers showed up at Joe's Bar Chicago with toys in hand to donate to Chicago Children's Charities, the evening's beneficiary. Described as the city's largest private toy drive by event organizers,...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 10:26 AM
Margaret Lorraine Sprague passed away peacefully on January 3rd, 2015 in her Corona Del Mar, CA home. Margaret, known as Peggie to her many friends, was born in Porterville, CA on July 24th, 1920. She was a dynamic and generous woman, well known for her...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 10:05 AM
She was 14 and pregnant.
A freshman at Waukegan High School, Stephanie Mentado knew she was on a path toward a highly uncertain, possibly dangerous future.
"From then on, my life completely changed," she said of the moment she determined she was...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Emma Mitchell-Clark sat across the desk from Bobby Childs, looked him in the eye and asked the question most dreaded by anyone trying to get a job after getting out of prison:
"Mr. Childs, have you ever been convicted of a crime?"
Childs, who was...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 1:28 PM
As the executive director of the largest international charity in the United States, I understand that the topic of year-end giving can appear to be complex. But allow me to reassure you, it is not.
Giving means happiness to me. It's really that simple....
| Dec 16, 2014
| 2:30 PM
•Staples Foundation, the charitable arm of Staples Inc., donated $7,500 to Apopka High School's drama department under a program that lets Staples associates direct donations. Proceeds will be used to help create a small black-box children's theater...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Shoppers descend on malls and Best Buys on Black Friday each year, hungry for outrageous markdowns and incredible deals. But beware. This is the last holiday shopping season before Americans will switch over to the chip-and-pin technology popular in...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 5:33 AM
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...