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Charity

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  • Test Track experience and dinner will bring birthday parties to underprivileged kids

    Test Track experience and dinner will bring birthday parties to underprivileged kids
    When you're a kid growing up in poverty, birthdays don't arrive with expectations of cake, presents and a party. They arrive with parents who are struggling to pay bills, searching for work or living in a homeless shelter. Birthday parties are a luxury....
  • UConn Foundation To Double Amount Raised For Scholarships

    UConn Foundation To Double Amount Raised For Scholarships
    The UConn Foundation has agreed on a five-year, $150 million fundraising initiative that will double the amount of money the foundation usually raises each year for scholarships. The initiative includes $50 million in scholarships that will be paid...
  • Around Town: Hoag foundation raises $850,000 at Christmas ball Food to be distributed to needy

    Around Town: Hoag foundation raises $850,000 at Christmas ball Food to be distributed to needy
    The Hoag Hospital Foundation's 48th annual Christmas Carol Ball last weekend raised $850,000 to support Hoag's research, education, clinical staff and patient support services. More than 520 people turned out at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort &...
  • Maryland nonprofits investing in offshore accounts

    When the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, the Johns Hopkins University and other Maryland nonprofits want to maximize the money they can spend in pursuit of their missions, they do what many wealthy individuals and businesses do. They open investment accounts...
  • Most of us could do more to make it a truly charitable-giving season

    With the charitable-giving season in full swing, and nonprofits in the throes of their end-of-year asks, it feels like the right time to highlight a Scrooge-like fact: Greater Los Angeles is not as generous as it used to be and not as generous as it could...
  • EquiKids in Virginia Beach chosen to receive funds from Rite Aid Foundation's KidCents Program

    EquiKids in Virginia Beach chosen to receive funds from Rite Aid Foundation's KidCents Program
     EQUI-KIDS Therapeutic Riding Program has been selected as one of two children’s charities in Hampton Roads to benefit from the inaugural KidCents program at Rite Aid.  “We were blown away when we were contacted by the Rite Aid Foundation...
  • Pep rallies set on eve of Boca Bowl

    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...
  • Giving to kids must go on after Santa: My Word

    The outpouring of care from our community during the holidays is inspirational. Charitable organizations — including ours — collect hundreds of thousands of clothes and toys to ensure children experience the joys of the holiday. It is a very...
  • Orlando Sentinel Family Fund aims to make a difference

    Orlando Sentinel Family Fund aims to make a difference
    Dear Readers, Last month, we kicked off the Orlando Sentinel Family Fund’s annual Holiday Campaign. Over the past few weeks, we have been featuring stories about just a few of the agencies and people supported this year by your generosity to the...
  • Getty hires new top fundraiser after early efforts show modest results

    Getty hires new top fundraiser after early efforts show modest results
    The J. Paul Getty Trust is plugging a fresh executive into what's perhaps the art world's most counterintuitive job: getting rich folks, corporations and charitable foundations to make big cash donations to an organization that already sits on a pile of...
  • Young philanthropist draws celebrities, the Dalai Lama -- and questions

    Young philanthropist draws celebrities, the Dalai Lama -- and questions
    Sean Lourdes had a meeting, and why not here, at one of the most lavish estates in Los Angeles — a 48,000-square-foot palace on the slopes of Bel-Air? When his guest arrived in the mansion's circular driveway, the young philanthropist retreated...