| Oct 7, 2013
| 10:13 PM
Northern State expects to have plenty of swimmers contribute during the 2013-14 campaign.
The NSU swimming team will start its season this Friday vs. Minnesota State-Moorhead at 6 p.m. at the Aberdeen Family YMCA. The Wolves have a solid mix of...
| Oct 8, 2013
A new donor has pledged $1,500 to Catholic Charities to replace a similar sum rejected from Kuma's Corner, the heavy metal bar/burger joint that outraged Christians by serving a burger topped with a Communion wafer.
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 8:36 AM
Catholic Charities said today it would not accept a $1,500 donation that a local restaurant has offered amid controversy over its new burger, which mocks the sacred Christian sacrament of Holy Communion.
Kuma's Corner began selling the burger, the Ghost,...
| Oct 2, 2013
A $15-million donation to UCLA is going to bolster environmental studies and start a new prize for innovation in sustainability, officials announced Wednesday.
The charitable foundation of Los Angeles philanthropists Anthony and Jeanne Pritzker is...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Dear Liz: What are your thoughts on charitable giving? I hear about tithing (giving 10% of income) but would have real problems trying to maintain that commitment. That said, I'd like to become a regular donor to a reputable charity.
Answer: Most U.S....
| Sep 15, 2013
We live in a world of misanthropes. Want proof? Look at the comments following almost any story on this newspaper's website.
But Andrea Thome has an answer.
As a member of the Woman's Board of Children's Home + Aid, and with her connections to a...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Philadelphia Flyers players, coaching staff and alumni will raise funds for numerous non-profit organizations supported by Comcast-Spectacor Charities during the 37th annual Flyers Wives Carnival at the Wells Fargo Center on Sunday, January 26. Tickets...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Some South Florida parents are recasting the play date, a key social event for the pre-school set, as a chance to teach the little ones about charity.
Many parents have transformed their kids' birthday parties as an opportunity to donate to a favorite...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 10:04 PM
In the final years of her life, Anne Marie Molnar Martin lived in a modest single-story home in Tavares, where she liked to garden. After her death at age 87 last December, the place sold for $80,000.
She had no children, and as far as anyone knew, no...
| Sep 22, 2013
Steven Derks, the president and chief executive of the Muscular Dystrophy Association, is talking to me. Or he's trying to. Although we're both in Chicago, his call has been looped through his Arizona office. By the time what he's saying gets back into...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Friday named five people to the Board of Library Commissioners, all of them supporters of his bid for citywide office earlier this year.
The volunteer panel, which oversees dozens of regional and branch libraries, will...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 3:50 PM
West Marine, a boating supply store, is looking for Newport Beach marine-based nonprofits to be the beneficiaries of its charity celebration next month.
The event, Cruising for a Cause, will take place during West Marine's grand opening of its...