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  1. Charity call to 'Help the Vets' was a scam, and so were many others, says FTCRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | News Herald

    The FTC and charity regulators and law enforcement officials in every state are taking actions against dozens of fake charities that have taken in tens of millions of dollars in donations of cash and vehicles and other goods, all part of scams that did not directly benefit veterans. Charity call to 'Help the Vets' was a scam, and so were many others, says FTC The FTC and charity regulators and law enforcement officials in every state are taking actions against dozens of fake charities that have taken in tens of millions of dollars in donations of cash and vehicles and other goods, all part of scams that did not directly benefit veterans.

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  2. ACF gives grants, creates Center for Family PhilanthropyRead the original story

    50 min ago | West Side and South Side Leader

    The Akron Community Foundation recently announced record grants and distributions totaling $13.2 million for the fiscal year ending March 31, the highest single-year grant total in the organization's 63-year history. Board Treasurer Rick Fedorovich made the announcement at the ACF's July 10 annual meeting, where more than 400 of the foundation's fund holders, donors, grantees, professional advisor partners and other community leaders gathered to celebrate the year's accomplishments.

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  3. Radisson Hotel Group Raises $445,000 To Support Children During Community Action MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | Lodging

    During its annual Community Action Month in June 2018, Radisson Hotel Group activated its global partnership with SOS Children's Villages, carrying out more than 900 activities worldwide to help support children and young people. This year, all business units of the Radisson Hotel Group organized more than 900 activities in their local communities, dedicated more than 32,000 volunteer hours, and raised a total of $445,000 in cash and in-kind for SOS Children's Villages and other local charities.

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  4. 10th Anniversary Hearts and Hands Gala October 20 to Honor Muhtar KentRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Galveston County Daily News

    Jul 19, 2018--Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities' 10 th anniversary Hearts and Hands Gala will take place at 6:30 p.m. on October 20, 2018, at Flourish Atlanta in Buckhead. Muhtar Kent, Chairman of the Board, The Coca-Cola Company, will be honored at the Hearts and Hands Gala in celebration of the event's 10 th anniversary and in recognition of his support for the event since its inception.

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  5. 'Don't miss it!' - Otley Beer Festival 2018 details announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Ilkley Gazette

    The 2018 event will take place at Otley Rugby Club, on Cross Green, from noon to 11pm on Friday, November 23 and Saturday, November 24. Organised for Otley Parish Church by Otley RATS, the festival will feature 60 cask beers, six craft keg beers and 12 real ciders and perries along with live music. The event is staffed entirely by volunteers and to date has raised more than 90,000 for the church plus a variety of local charities.

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  6. Charity to Forgive More Medical Debt in North TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NBC Dallas

    Thanks to viewers' help and a donation from our parent company, NBC Owned Television Stations, about $215,000 has been raised for RIP Medical Debt, the nonprofit behind those little yellow envelopes. Thanks to viewers' help and a donation from our parent company, NBC Owned Television Stations, about $215,000 has been raised for RIP Medical Debt, the nonprofit behind those little yellow envelopes.

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  7. Voluntary groups toast Queen's Award success with the MayorRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | This Is Lancashire

    ... "One of the best things about being the mayor is meeting all the people who devote their time to volunteering and charity work in the borough, and have done for many years. "I was delighted to meet all four organisations and they can be truly proud ...

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  8. Conversion foundations can do more to advance advocacy and structural changeRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Nothing in recent memory has as accurately captured the voices of local southerners - from Appalachia to the Lowcountry - whose work is driven by a commitment to real change for some of the least represented people in the country. Those of us who support and promote rural philanthropy often ask folks, "Have you read the As the South Grows series? If not, you need to!" But there is a missing piece of the philanthropic story: Health care conversion foundations, also called health care legacy funders, are often the dominant funders in the South.

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  9. Hatch Warren and Beggarwood - 19th JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Basingstoke Gazette

    HATCH WARREN, Basingstoke. Hatch Warren playing fields sign The Portsmouth Arms Pub.

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  10. Why Warren Buffett Just Donated $3.4 BillionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    ... criminal justice reform and environmental sustainability, among others. Don't share financial information if the charity has called you unsolicited. You can always call them back at the phone number listed on their official website. With these tips, ...

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  11. Plainville's Florida-Bound Power Couple HonoredRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    Andrea Saunders, Plainville school board chair, thanks crowd Monday night as she and husband Scott Saunders [town council vice-chair in white shirt sitting in council seat] prepare to move to Florida. Andrea Saunders, Plainville school board chair, thanks crowd Monday night as she and husband Scott Saunders [town council vice-chair in white shirt sitting in council seat] prepare to move to Florida.

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  12. Attorney General Herring Takes Action Against Deceptive Veterans CharitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NBC29

    ... nature of the business and the care packages purchased, and the use of donated funds. The lawsuit alleges that the charity violated state charitable solicitation laws in the following manner: Leading prospective donors to believe that Hearts 2 ...

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  13. Faith groups in Wandsworth contribute 3m's worth of volunteering work a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | This is Local London

    New research has discovered that the financial value of volunteering work carried out by faith groups in the borough is worth at least 3 million a year. The study, funded by the charity Allia and Wandsworth council, discovered that over 90 percent of faith groups in Wandsworth volunteer to help their community.

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  14. Peter Andre to headline MoD Lyneham's CivPop FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

    ... He said: "CivPop is set to be an amazing festival for all ages that will not only raise much needed funds for charity but also strengthen community engagement. "We are proud to have support from a number of Wiltshire-based bands and pleased that ...

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  15. Children Celebrate Extra Special Charity Trip to Southend-on-SeaRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Pressat

    On the morning of Thursday 12 July 2018, the London Taxi Drivers' Fund for Underprivileged Children's committee members welcomed volunteer London taxi drivers and over 250 very excited children to Sainsbury's , Chingford for the legendary annual LTFUC outing to Southend-on-Sea. An extra special trip as the charity celebrates its 90th year.

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  16. Kiwi couple nursing big bank accounts in the USRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Southland Times

    Two Christchurch nurses are converting their 80-odd years of combined experience into cash, earning more than $250,000 each as nurses in California. Their pay cheques are more than double the highest rate of nursing pay in New Zealand, helping furnish a lifestyle most Kiwi nurses could only dream of.

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  17. Revealed: Foodbank demand hits all-time high in wake of Universal Credit rolloutRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Ipswich Evening Star

    Stocks at one of Suffolk's largest foodbanks have plunged to critical levels, an investigation by this newspaper has revealed. As demand for the region's foodbanks soars to an all-time high, EMILY TOWNSEND talks to volunteers who warn they have a 'real crisis' on their hands.

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  18. Flint clinic offering pit bull spay, neuters for $20 each in AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    For $20 you can get your pit bull fixed at All About Animals Rescue, a non-profit clinic with locations in Warren and Flint. The organization said a grant provided by PetSmart Charities will help 300 pit bulls get spayed or neutered during the month of August.

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  19. Bicester History: our role in the Second World WarRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2014 | This is Oxfordshire

    ... Chemist from Sheep Street), Dr Hendricks, Dr Long and Dr Montgomery were all closely associated with the hospital. Charity stalls helped raise funds, selling anything from garden produce to second-hand goods. There were also a number of Red Cross ...

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  20. 4 Faith Groups Tapped to Receive Reunified Families Separated at the BorderRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Sojourners

    The first thing clients see when they enter Catholic Charities of San Antonio's welcome center is a host of rosaries in myriad colors laying on the sign-in table - and a small flock of staff and volunteers ready to help. Parents who have just been reunited with their children - after being separated, some for months, amid the implementation of the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy - are offered food, clothes, toys, in some cases, hotel rooms and medical care, and are paired with background-checked volunteers to help them through the next steps of the process.

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