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  • Kids eat free in Sprague thanks to summer meal program

    Sprague is the newest site for a daily meal program that offers free breakfast and lunch throughout the summer for children and teenagers up to age 18. End Hunger Connecticut! has expanded the summer meal program it has long offered to Norwich kids to...
  • South Florida colleges offer freebies

    South Florida colleges offer freebies
    College isn't just a place to get an education. It also can be a place to get a great deal. South Florida's colleges and universities offer many freebies and deeply discounted services, including classes, cultural events and gourmet meals. Here are...
  • Colleges offer plenty of freebies, inexpensive deals

    Colleges offer plenty of freebies, inexpensive deals
    College isn't just a place to get an education. It also can be a place to get a great deal. South Florida's colleges and universities offer many freebies and deeply discounted services, including classes, cultural events and gourmet meals. Here are...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Big Y Donates $10,000 To Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters

    Big Y has presented a donation of $10,000 to Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters, the state's premier youth mentoring organization. The funds, generated by the recent 33rd Annual Paul and Gerald D'Amour Memorial Charity Golf Outing, will be used to move...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Preparation for HARC's 26th Annual Auction, "Denim & Diamonds" Gets Underway, Led by Patrick and Patricia Kinney

    A community-based nonprofit organization in Hartford, HARC has been serving people with intellectual and related disabilities since 1951. HARC currently provides programs and services for more than 2,200 clients and their families in Greater Hartford....
  • Degrees help prepare students for roles in nonprofits

    Degrees help prepare students for roles in nonprofits
    With more and more students interested in dedicating their lives to a greater good, colleges and universities continue to add programs and degrees geared toward leadership in the nonprofit sector. Many colleges offer undergraduate and graduate degrees in...
  • Philanthropist honored with United Way award

    The United Way has been part of Gale Butler's life since 1983. The local businesswoman, philanthropist and retired corporate vice president of AutoNation said she's run every United Way campaign for the companies she's worked for. For her efforts,...
  • Take that, Obama! Time-share king David Siegel thrives

    Take that, Obama! Time-share king David Siegel thrives
    Congratulations to time-share magnate David Siegel, who seems to have mounted quite the comeback. In the past few weeks alone, Siegel has made headlines for buying a football team, the Cocoa Beach pier — even a big new casino in Las Vegas....
  • Bank awards grants to local groups

    The Bank of America Charitable Foundation recently awarded grants to four area nonprofits, according to a Bank of America news release. The Girls Inc. of Orange County chapter and Working Wardrobes, both of Costa Mesa, each received $10,000. The...
  • Veterans hopeful in much-improved job market

    Veterans hopeful in much-improved job market
    Veterans were upbeat about finding work Wednesday at the second annual "Paychecks for Patriots" job fair, one of 17 around the state. "You just have to keep at it. I'm optimistic," said Antonio Chestnut, a 52-year-old father of four in Fort Lauderdale....
  • United Way names new leaders

    Philanthropy United Way of Broward County named a new vice chair and four new board members. Jon Ferrando, executive vice president-general counsel, corporate development and human resources of AutoNation, was named as the new vice chair. The new...