| Oct 18, 2014
| 2:05 PM
When state officials removed several disabled foster children from an Anne Arundel County group home in early July — after a 10-year-old boy died there — they placed most of the children with Second Family, a Prince George's County nonprofit...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Medical scrub and nursing uniform retailer Uniform Advantage, headquartered in Plantation, is supporting two breast cancer organizations this fall.
The nearly 30-year-old company, which sells products online, by catalog and at its 29 stores across...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 9:38 PM
It’s not ideal for an athlete to host a charity event the day after a tough loss. It can affect the mood, the amount of interaction the athlete has with guests in attendance and the questions the media asks at the fundraiser. Trust me, I’ve...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 8:54 AM
When an audience member at a recent City Club of Chicago luncheon asked state Sen. Jim Oberweis if he planned to challenge U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, a fellow Republican, in 2016, the question drew nervous laughter from the crowd.
Oberweis, who is...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 3:15 PM
An international philanthropic foundation has donated $5 million to help transform the historic Parkway Theater into a multipurpose film center, it was announced Monday.
The gift from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, which has offices in New York, Athens...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Grant's Appliances, a Joliet-based appliance store with locations in Orland Park, Downers Grove, Aurora and northwest Indiana, shut down without warning Oct. 8.
Customers at the Joliet store were greeted with a handwritten sign on the door saying...
| Sep 14, 2014
On a fenced, sprawling 11-acre campus along a nondescript stretch in the city of Sunrise lies the Islamic Foundation of South Florida, a mosque that is working hard to become a powerful force in the community.
For the last 25 years, the foundation has...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Helen Bamber's father read to her as a child in pre-war Britain, but there was nothing warm or comforting about the experience.
He read passages from Hitler's anti-Semitic treatise "Mein Kampf" and articles by Hitler's chief propagandist, Joseph...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 11:55 AM
It's shortly after 1 p.m. on a Saturday in Druid Hill Park. Several dozen young people, many decked out in trim-fitting athletic gear, gather under a pavilion.
A plastic storage bin is stocked with cans of Miller Lite and Bud Light. Two grills are...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Broward Health is set to receive its largest charitable gift ever, a $10 million donation from The Salah Foundation to help upgrade the Chris Evert Children's Hospital.
The donation takes the form of a challenge grant to be matched dollar for dollar...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 4:07 PM
A special High Holiday food basket delivery to a local senior's apartment in Miami Beach included an inspiring conversation.
This visit took place during Jewish Community Services of South Florida's annual Milk & Honey where 500 volunteers, including...