| Apr 30, 2014
| 5:21 PM
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...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 5:00 AM
As often happens when the financial demands on government social programs rise, there's been a lot of talk lately about the need to return to the traditional American system of community and faith-based help for the needy: charity, not government...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 12:00 PM
As Vice Chancellor of Community Relations and Student Advancement for Keiser University, Belinda Keiser is responsible for media and public relations, student services, employer relations, and charitable giving. Keiser University is comprised of 17...
| May 3, 2014
| 6:07 PM
The publicity campaign promised a new summer program at Point Dume for poor children, funded in part by the Donald T. Sterling Charitable Foundation.
A smiling Sterling was shown next to a horse in some newspaper ads. In others, the foundation described...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 1:42 PM
[This post has been updated, as explained below.]
If you believe that a great deal of corporate charity is only for show, not about serious concern for the beneficiaries of philanthropy, the restaurant chain Chili's has just provided a data point to...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Blackhawks boss Rocky Wirtz will absolutely not be growing a playoff beard next week, even if the Chicago hockey team’s philanthropic arm is encouraging people to do so for charity.
“No. I look like Scooby-Doo in a beard. That would be...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 7:21 PM
On the third Thursday night of most months, a select Orange County venue fills with an array of people in heels, loafers, dresses and suits.
It's called a "schmoozer," and the attendees arrive prepared to network, handing over a donation to the...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 1:35 PM
The Laguna Beach Community Foundation, a nonprofit organization that encourages philanthropy in the city, has named Dan Pingaro its new executive director.
"I am beyond excited to be taking on this new role and becoming part of the fabric of the...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 2:19 PM
1 - Choo choo choose the greener route.
- I recently took the Tri-Rail up to Lake Worth to visit the Palm Beach Cultural Council and I had a blast watching the sunrise, listening to my headphones and writing in my journal. It was a peaceful and...
| Apr 20, 2014
Among Jason Kunesh and Dan Ratner's many duties for the 2012 Barack Obama re-election effort was a revamp of the campaign's online donation system.
That's where the campaign's technologists tried to convert someone's interest in the president into cash....
| Feb 26, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Carol Robinson had just put the necklaces on display when two customers walked in.
Their friend — the mother of a bride-to-be who'd been jilted a day before she was to walk down the altar — needed a pick-me-up.
Drawn to the words...