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  1. Why Delaware canceled pumpkin chucking festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Christian Science Monitor

    Organizers cancelled Delaware's Punkin Chunkin World Championships a month out because they could not find good insurance. The event had already been moved because of a lawsuit two years ago.


  2. Five Things To Do This Weekend in Memphis October 9th-11thRead the original story

    41 min ago | Memphis

    A recently dug up photo shows Virginia Ivy, past proprietor of The Map Room which is long gone but not forgotten, promoting a ghost tour. Dig up some ghosts from the past of your own this weekend in a Downtown Memphis ghost tour.


  3. Firefighter Battles Flames and CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    What would you do if you learned you had only one year left to live? A new novel from published author Blaize Nolynne explores this question from the perspective of a volunteer fire captain in River Falls, Maine. The novel, The Captain's Last Year, Fighting Fire and Cancer, One Year to Live , depicts the reality of cancer and examines its impact on patients and their families.


  4. Knockerball Orlando Helping Schools, Churches, and Charities Fundraise $300-$800 an HourRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Digital Game Developer

    The lifeline of any non-profit organization, school, or charity is having the funds to carry out their message in changing the lives of individuals across the globe, and thanks to a new fundraising opportunity Knockerball Orlando is offering, raising money can not only be profitable, but also fun. Knockerball Orlando Owner Jason Thomas, who was featured in the latest edition of The Orlando Business Journal, said its Orlando fundraising options can generate a surprising level of funds with minimal effort on your part.


  5. MSF Kunduz: 33 Still Missing + Support From General Philip Breedlove, NATO Supreme Commander.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Kos

    ... for. "We are continuing to try to contact the (missing) staff. We cannot speculate on their whereabouts," the charity said in a statement. It is possible, it added, that unidentified bodies remain in the hospital but that cannot be confirmed amid ...


  6. Weekend Pass: October 9-11, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Timaru Herald

    ... or phone 050 5484 253 or at Timaru Visitor Centre, Geraldine Visitor Centre or Newmans Music Works. Kurow Kruisers Charity Poker Run: register 9:30-10am, Waitaki Hotel. $25 per person, kids under 10 free. Spot prizes, raffles and auctions. Trophies ...


  7. Business Notebook: London Drugs in Cloverdale helps Surrey Search and RescueRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... Surrey, which is located at 101 - 6398 120th St., Surrey. Thirteen was the lucky number for the 13th Annual LMS Charity Golf Tournament, which was held in the Semiahmoo golf resort in Blaine, Wash. The event, hosted by the LMS Reinforcing Steel ...


  8. SCGOP and Wofford College cancel presidential candidate forumRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | FOX Carolina

    The South Carolina Republican Party and Wofford College have cancelled a presidential candidate forum originally scheduled Oct. 15 at Wofford College. "Out of respect for those who have lost so much and those still working to recover from South Carolina's historic flooding, we believe it is prudent to cancel next week's presidential candidate forum at Wofford College.


  9. How a Billionaire is Trying to Control Los Angeles Public SchoolsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    Eli Broad waits to speak during a media preview of The Broad Museum in Los Angeles on Sept. 16. Eli Broad is a housing and insurance tycoon whose California-based Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation has poured hundreds of millions into "transforming" K-12 urban education by training administrators and supporting charter schools, merit pay and other market-based reforms.


  10. The North East Charity Awards LIVE from The Marriott, NewcastleRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    All the action from the North East Charity Awards. News, photos and your views and tweets - all in real time Celebrate our region's most philanthropic individuals and organisations with our North East Charity Awards live blog.


  11. Potential cash boost for Kidderminster charitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Kidderminster Shuttle

    ... before the closing date of Saturday, October 31. The criteria for winning is nominees must have a registered charity number, isn't a personal or individual plight or Government funded organisation and must be for a specific project or purpose and ...


  12. Wa! gives curry a hot conscienceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Oxford Times

    Pradumna Walimbe outside his new 120-seater restaurant Wa! which has opened at the site of the former Aziz Express at the Kassam Stadium It all started with a very clear vision, one that would help children all over the world, one that would involve food. Our aim was simply to help feed children in need.


  13. Arne Duncan's legacy: growing influence of a network of private actors on public educationRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | North Denver News

    As researchers of education policy, we see him differently: the hub of a network of policy advocates. As the head of the federal Department of Education, he actively facilitated private actors' influence on public education policy.


  14. Can you help? Charity seeks Crystal Palace volunteers to host tea parties for the elderlyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | This is Local London

    ... That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. A charity dedicated to tackling loneliness and isolation amongst the elderly is urgently appealing for volunteers living in Crystal ...


  15. Four Questions Fundraisers Must be Prepared to AnswerRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Harvard Business School

    The gold-lettered Donor Wall of Fame is a cornerstone of philanthropy. To entice donations, fundraisers will also deploy competitions, hierarchies of giving, and naming rights to new buildings and even to entire schools.


  16. Kanfer of GOJO in Akron creates 500th Akron Community Foundation fund; news revealed at dinnerRead the original story

    4 hrs ago |

    Local business and civic leader Joe Kanfer has created the 500th Akron Community Foundation fund, the head of the foundation revealed at a dinner honoring Kanfer Wednesday night. "This fund will enable Pam, myself, and our four children to continue to demonstrate our passion and commitment to the Akron community," Kanfer said in a news release issued by the foundation.


  17. FUNdraising Good Times: Interview with Lisa Hoffman, Fundraising GuruRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Insight News

    If you are lucky, you are fortunate to know people who are "the real deal." That is Lisa Hoffman.


  18. Finalists revealedRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    ... NBCSN. The NASCAR Foundation will donate a total of $175,000 to the charities of the finalists -- with the winner's charity receiving $100,000 and remaining finalists' charities receiving $25,000 each. The winner will also receive a 2016 Ford Fusion ...


  19. Jackie Collins Pledged Charity Donation Before DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    The bestselling writer passed away last month following a long battle with breast cancer, and it has now emerged she penned a message to fans to coincide with Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October . The letter has now been published on Collins' website, and in it, she offers words of support and encouragement to other women facing the disease, and reveals her generous charity donation.


  20. There's a Growing Desire to Do Good in the Tech WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Fox News

    As the speed at which technology, software tools and gadgets infuse our life increases, interest and fascination with "technology" -- whether in academia, the media, on Wall Street or Main Street -- has exploded. It's not only that technology is more tangible today, this increasing fascination is arguably still a product of the idea that it represents: change.