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  • How to be a smart donor

    It's that time of year when lots of charities are on the corner ringing their bells and asking you to open your wallet. As our nation climbs slowly out of recession, 2014 is expected by some observers to set new records for charitable donations. The poor...
  • Family finances: Get the most from your giving

    As the clock ticks down to the end of the year, fund-raisers are out in force. In the spirit of the season, and with an eye toward trimming your tax bill, you may be swayed to open your wallet -- a sentiment we encourage. But if your largesse leaves you...
  • Celebrate National Philanthropy Day at Nov. 14 luncheon

    Celebrate National Philanthropy Day at Nov. 14 luncheon
    The Association of Fundraising Professionals' Palm Beach County Chapter recently announced the honorees who will be recognized for their philanthropic service at the 2014 “National Philanthropy Day” luncheon Nov. 14 at the Cohen Pavilion at...
  • Carnival's "Punchliner" comedy fundraiser to benefit nonprofit Charlee

    Carnival's "Punchliner" comedy fundraiser to benefit nonprofit Charlee
    Carnival Cruise Lines is hosting a comedy fundraiser Wednesday at the Fort Lauderdale Improv located at Hard Rock Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood. The Fort Lauderdale Improv will be transformed into the Miami-based cruise operator's...
  • Cancer surgeon caps fundraiser with haircut

    Cancer surgeon caps fundraiser with haircut
    Two scissors-wielding women sliced off the almost blue-black ponytail belonging to a very willing surgeon Friday, before sharing a long embrace. The emotional moment was all for charity, the capstone of a $15,000 fundraising effort by Dr. Lisa Guerra...
  • One Heart group works with students on feeding the needy

    One Heart group works with students on feeding the needy
    It was an amazing moment, Stephanie Bowman noted, and one to marvel at. It was the site of students inside the cafeteria at Edgewater High School, enjoying a simple task: making sandwiches. Even more remarkable, Bowman said, was the end result,...
  • Biz News: Ex-assemblyman joins Costa Mesa law office

    Southern California law firm Theodora Oringher has added Rod Pacheco as a senior attorney for its Costa Mesa and Los Angeles offices, leading the white collar/investigations practice division. Pacheco is a former state assemblyman and Riverside County...
  • 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...
  • Jennifer Hudson celebrates donation to WINGS charity program

    Jennifer Hudson celebrates donation to WINGS charity program
    The efforts of a Palatine-based charity for victims of domestic violence were boosted with a $250,000 donation to build a cafe and career center at a new shelter on the Southwest Side of Chicago. Grammy Award-winner Jennifer Hudson helped celebrate...
  • Stafford Charity Seeks Donations After Water Destroyed Collected Toys

    Stafford Charity Seeks Donations After Water Destroyed Collected Toys
    A Stafford charity is asking for help after water damaged the majority of holiday donations it had collected this year. "We lost about 90 percent of what we had," said Betty Martorelli, who heads the annual Santa's Toy Box collection. The annual...
  • Daily Press-Ferguson Holiday Fund open for donations

    Daily Press-Ferguson Holiday Fund open for donations
    The Daily Press-Ferguson Holiday Fund is marking its 86th year of giving to the region's neediest, and the second year of charitable collaboration with Ferguson Enterprises. The fund is accepting donations for this year until Jan. 31. "What is unique...