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  • Family finances: how millennials can stretch their money

    When you first launch your career, money is bound to be tight. But even if you've been working a while, you may find that you're living paycheck to paycheck, without enough left over to meet your goals. That's why you need a strategy for how you'll...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Naperville Marathon registration opens

     Naperville Marathon registration opens
    Registration for this year's Edward Hospital Naperville Marathon & Half Marathon is proceeding at a swift pace. General sign-up for the second-ever race doesn't begin until March 8, but pre-registration started this week for those running to raise funds...
  • 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...
  • 2014 Golf Schedules And Charity Tournaments

      CENTRAL CONNECTICUT GOLF ASSOCIATION   May 12                         Blackledge Country Club   May 19                         Simsbury Farms Country Club   June 2                           Hawk’s Landing Golf Course   June 30   ...
  • How I Made It: Anita L. DeFrantz, president of the LA84 Foundation

    How I Made It: Anita L. DeFrantz, president of the LA84 Foundation
    The gig: Olympic medalist Anita L. DeFrantz, 61, is president and a director of the LA84 Foundation, the charitable organization that runs off an endowment of surplus funds from the Los Angeles Olympic Games. In the three decades since those games, LA84...
  • A philanthropic revolution

    You've probably never heard of donor-advised funds, but they are taking over the philanthropic world. It all started as a matter of economics. A million dollars to most of us is a lot of money. But as start-up cash for a philanthropic foundation it's...
  • Putting your charity dollars where they matter most

     Putting your charity dollars where they matter most
    It seems to happen at a disturbingly frequent rate. A massive typhoon, hurricane, earthquake, tsunami or other horrible catastrophe occurs. The media show heart-wrenching images of disaster beyond anything most people have seen or could even begin to...