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  • 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...
  • Private charity can't replace government social programs

    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...
  • About Belinda Keiser

    About Belinda Keiser
    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...
  • Sterling foundation ads tout good works, but verifying them isn't easy

    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...
  • Chili's autism misstep and the downside of sloppy philanthropy

    Chili's autism misstep and the downside of sloppy philanthropy
    [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...
  • Rocky Wirtz: Not growing a beard for charity

    Rocky Wirtz: Not growing a beard for charity
    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...
  • The power brokers of tomorrow?

    The power brokers of tomorrow?
    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...
  • Community Foundation gets new leader

    Community Foundation gets new leader
    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...
  • 10 ways to GREEN your routine

    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...
  • Obama campaign veterans launch hub for charitable giving

    Obama campaign veterans launch hub for charitable giving
    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....
  • The keys to success

    The keys to success
    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...