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  • Super Couponing: 'Checkout charities' irk shoppers - and some cashiers

    Super Couponing: 'Checkout charities' irk shoppers - and some cashiers
    Dear Jill: I would like to see you tackle the topic of 'checkout charities.' I am so tired of being asked to donate money to this charity or that charity when I am checking out at a store. I keep my charitable donations private and do not feel I have to...
  • Kane County sets up GoFundMe campaign for Fairdale victims

    Kane County sets up GoFundMe campaign for Fairdale victims
    Kane County has set up a relief fund for Fairdale residents in the wake of a devastating tornado that leveled the small town. Fairdale, located in DeKalb County, has received truckloads of donations so much so that it is overwhelming, said Kane County...
  • Chicago area is more generous with donations, study finds

    Chicago area is more generous with donations, study finds
    Chicagoans give to charity at a higher rate than the national average, according to a study released Thursday. Nearly three-quarters of households in the Chicago area donated to nonprofits in 2013, according to a report commissioned by the Chicago...
  • Celebrating Earth Day in the Keys

    Celebrating Earth Day in the Keys
    We have but one planet to protect, cherish and celebrate, and one of the best places to mark Earth Day this April is in the Florida Keys. Generally celebrated worldwide on April 22, celebrations take place before, on and after the official date in the...
  • A night under the big top for Ronald McDonald House Charities

    A night under the big top for Ronald McDonald House Charities
    A magician, unicyclist, stilt-walker and a world famous clown all added to the festive atmosphere for the 11th annual Big Mac Under Glass fundraiser March 21 hosted by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana. Themed "A Night...
  • USGA continues Pennsylvania partnership with 2015 Women's Open

    USGA continues Pennsylvania partnership with 2015 Women's Open
    The USGA's long history with Pennsylvania continues this summer, when Lancaster Country Club hosts the U.S. Women's Open. The 70th Women's Open, scheduled for July 6-12, will make its third visit to Pennsylvania since 2009, when Saucon Valley hosted the...
  • Sausage stand plans fundraiser party for gay charity with GoFundMe cash

    Sausage stand plans fundraiser party for gay charity with GoFundMe cash
    A Berwyn sausage shop that gained attention by asking for donations for being "nonbigoted" is planning to hold a fundraising party in early May that will benefit a gay-friendly charity. Brendan O'Connor, owner of Big Guys Sausage Stand, at 7021...
  • House of Mandela wines sticks with cheerful spirit of philanthropy

    House of Mandela wines sticks with cheerful spirit of philanthropy
    Nelson Mandela often said charity begins at home, so it's fitting his family is carrying on his legacy of giving back. I recently had the pleasure of meeting Nelson Mandela's daughter Dr. Makaziwe "Maki" Mandela-Amuah and his granddaughter Tukwini...
  • A Lover Of Philanthropy And The Outdoors

    Bob Merriman had a talent for connecting worthy causes and generous donors, and played a key role in establishing philanthropic groups that benefited thousands of people. He was an avid outdoorsman with a wide, self-taught knowledge of native plants and...
  • Quandel Construction Group awarded Knouse Foods Project and other company news

    Quandel Construction Group awarded Knouse Foods Project and other company news
    Quandel Construction Group awarded project Adams County-based Knouse Foods Cooperative, Inc. has selected Quandel Construction Group, a local construction firm, to provide construction management services for their new wastewater treatment facility at...
  • A less-than-charitable view of a Cars 4 Causes donation

    You've got an old car you'd like to unload, and the deal sounds pretty good: Donate it to an agency that handles all the paperwork, get a tax deduction and support a good cause. It all made sense to Richard Olivier of Chatsworth, whose Canoga Park...