| Apr 15, 2015
| 6:08 AM
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...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 3:01 PM
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...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 8:17 AM
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...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 9:00 PM
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...
| Apr 5, 2015
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...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 8:39 PM
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...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 1:38 PM
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...
| Apr 8, 2015
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...
| Apr 4, 2015
| 9:41 PM
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...
| Feb 21, 2015
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...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 12:00 PM
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...