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  • Ballpark seats to decorate Michigan Avenue, celebrate Wrigley centennial

    Ballpark seats to decorate Michigan Avenue, celebrate Wrigley centennial
    Coming to North Michigan Avenue later this week: Fifty custom-made pairs of ballpark seats — a public art project and fundraiser celebrating Wrigley Field’s 100-year anniversary. The 100 seats will depict a “special moment in time&...
  • Article examines Sterling charity ads, but reader questions remain

    Article examines Sterling charity ads, but reader questions remain
    Print readers of the Los Angeles Times are no doubt familiar with Donald Sterling’s advertisements. Long before the furor over the Clippers’ owner’s comments about blacks, which led the NBA to ban him for life, readers would email...
  • Donald Sterling's ties to NAACP under scrutiny after race recording

    Donald Sterling's ties to NAACP under scrutiny after race recording
    Five years ago, when the local chapter of the NAACP wanted to give Clippers owner Donald Sterling a lifetime achievement humanitarian award, Los Angeles' African American community was divided. Sterling had been a prominent donor to the NAACP chapter...
  • Family finances: smarter ways to give

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance A lot of people scramble to make charitable contributions before the end of each year to get a tax break. But last-minute gifts may not be the best way to make the most impact. You could work with the charity to designate a...
  • UCLA cancels $3-million research gift from Sterling Foundation

    UCLA will return $425,000 recently donated by the Donald T. Sterling Charitable Foundation for kidney research and will cancel an agreement that would have brought Sterling’s gift to $3 million over seven years, the university announced Tuesday....
  • Pro sports raffle bill clears its first hurdle in the Legislature

    SACRAMENTO — A bill that would allow professional sports teams to hold high-stakes, charitable raffles during games won overwhelming support from its first legislative committee. On Wednesday, the Assembly Governmental Organization panel voted...
  • Shopping around Mother's Day gift ideas

    Shopping around Mother's Day gift ideas
    Betsy Storm may be a better person than I am. She is much too gracious to say or even think it. But when she emailed with her idea for philanthropic gifts for Mother's Day, I was a little ashamed of my selfish reaction. Storm, a mother of two adult...
  • Mark Zuckerberg and wife top list of biggest U.S. donors to charity

    The two youngest people on the list of the most generous Americans in 2013 also gave more to charity than anyone else, according to a report released Monday by the Chronicle of Philanthropy. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, physician...
  • California State University system enjoys record charitable donations

    California State University system enjoys record charitable donations
    The California State University's recent annual report on philanthropy for 2012-13 shows that the system pulled in $338 million in gift commitments, up 14% from the previous year. Charitable gift receipts topped $282 million, which was the most in the...
  • Volunteer profile: Jim Styer

    Volunteer profile: Jim Styer
    Name: Jim Styer Age: 75 Hometown: Highland Park Name of organization: The Healthcare Foundation of Highland Park What role does your organization serve in the community? The Healthcare Foundation of Highland Park has given more than 78 million...
  • High schools' charity drives are big business

    High schools' charity drives are big business
    Twenty years ago, John Gorleski and Regina Manley came up with a $2 million idea, only the two Highland Park High School faculty members didn't know it at the time. "Regina [now retired] and I sponsored the student senate, which did different service...