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  1. Season of givingRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Daily Reporter

    As Thanksgiving decorations go down, holiday lights are going up across the county, heralding in the flurry of festivities ahead. But as some families scramble to get decorations and meal plans laid out, many others struggle to make ends meet during the holiday season.


  2. Stage Tube: Scarlett Johansson and Barry Manilow Sing Catchy Duet for CharityRead the original story

    33 min ago |

    In support of a month-long holiday shopping extravaganza launching on World AIDS Day, December 1, 2015 -- stage and screen vet Scarlett Johansson stars alongside music legend Barry Manilow and talk show host and comedian Jimmy Kimmel in the sort-of-strange but very catchy " Shopathon Holiday Jingle". Check it out below! Written by Barry Manilow and Adam Schlesinger, the jingle will help make every dollar raised count as part of the RED campaign.


  3. Texas Threatens To Sue Non-profit Groups For Aiding Syrian RefugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | Crooks and Liars

    Over the Thanksgiving holiday, the state of Texas began notifying charities and other non-profit groups that they could be sued for helping Syrian refugees. The Houston Chronicle reported on Monday that the first lawsuit threat had been issued to the Dallas chapter of the International Rescue Committee by Texas health commissioner Chris Traylor after Gov. Greg Abbott claimed he had the power to overrule the federal government and block refugees from being resettled in the state.


  4. Mystery gold coin donors: 'It made us feel good to give.'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Valley News Live

    ... Illinois, seven gold coins along with an unsigned note were dropped into a bucket. For the Ungers, donating to charity has become a family affair. They've set up funds for their children, nine grandchildren, and five great grandchildren that can be ...


  5. ArChristmas Fund wraps this year's giftsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Burlington Times News

    ... on Mental Illness' Operation Santa Claus, and The Salvation Army's Shoes with Love program - go entirely to the charity you specify. To donate through Love Enough to Share, look for the coupon that accompanies these stories. Fill it out, and return ...


  6. Post Brittany Maynard, aid in dying advocates look toward states beyond CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    ... million in the 2013-2014 fiscal year, more than double the previous five years' average, its latest IRS filings on Charity Navigator show. A $2 million contribution from billionaire financier George Soros' Open Society Foundations was the third ...


  7. Giving Tuesday: It's the nonprofits' turnRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

    This week, the Times will print its annual philanthropy issue , with features on worthy nonprofits and our annual Honor Roll of individuals and family foundations that have made major gifts to Arkansas institutions. We'll also include foundation asset and grant information gleaned from 990 tax forms.


  8. 6 ways to maximize your impact on Giving TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Mashable

    ... efforts - which can make them hard to find. Luckily, there are resources to help you surface them. GiveWell , a charity evaluator that thoroughly researches and vets nonprofits based on a range of criteria, rounds up an annual "top charities" list . ...


  9. Niles Scream Park Announces Charitable DonationsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    The Niles Scream Park this year has raised more than 106 thousand dollars to support local organizations. The non profit park each year donates its revenues to children's organizations, civic groups, and other charities that include the Make a Wish Foundation, Boys Scouts, Pets Connect, Haunters for Hope, and Positively Dance.


  10. Exelon Employees Give Back to Community for #GivingTuesday Through More Than 120 Service ProjectsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Electric Energy Online

    Exelon employee volunteers are investing their time and money in their communities this holiday season by participating in more than 120 service projects in Illinois, Maryland, Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia to mark #GivingTuesday. Employees volunteered 9,300 hours in November - including mentoring students, collecting food and wrapping toys for families in need - in the lead up to the national day of giving.


  11. #GivingTuesday is in its fourth year.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 27 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The Tuesday after Black Friday and Cyber Monday is #GivingTuesday, which encourages people to give to charities in need. #GivingTuesday is basically a social media campaign that encourages people to give back.


  12. Heartland charities encourage community to participate in 'Giving Tuesday'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | KFVS12

    "People go shopping for Black Friday and they do the small business Saturday thing, but we want to remember those people in our community that are in need," Nicholle Hinkle said. Hinkle is the director of donor relations at United Way.


  13. #GivingTuesday events in East TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    We're all familiar with the yearly traditions of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, when millions of Americans try to get the best deals on Christmas gifts, but a new national campaign has put the attention not on getting, but on giving. It's called Giving Tuesday, a day at the start of the annual holiday season, encouraging people to give back to local charities.


  14. Donations from the wealthy draw both praiseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    In recent months, a hedge fund billionaire was denounced for his $400 million gift to the already wealthy Harvard University, David Geffen took flak for gifts that plaster his name on a Manhattan concert hall and a Los Angeles school, and the wife of a Wall Street banker was roasted for trying to put her name on a small Adirondacks college. Even Bill Gates, who has given billions to battle diseases, is taking lumps in a new book titled "No Such Thing as a Free Gift."


  15. John West Retiring From Alon BrandsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | CSP

    Charity, community, heart: For John West, these have been hallmarks of a retail career spanning nearly 50 years and two industries. Now it is time for the next chapter, as West retires from Alon Brands Retail, where he has served as head of community and charitable programs for the past year, and considers his next role in the convenience-store industry he so greatly admires.


  16. Spirit of Giving Week is NOWRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Mammoth Times & Eastern Sierra Times

    This is the week to help out those less fortunate in Mammoth and Mono County as the Spirit of Giving Week kicks into high gear. Expanding on last year's community-wide food, toy and clothing drive, the Mammoth Lakes Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Parks and Recreation Department, the Village at Mammoth and community stakeholders are launching the "Spirit of Giving Week".


  17. #GivingTuesday: When the shopping ends, the giving beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBS News

    ... a good idea.'" His idea was simple. After several days of shopping, he wanted people to refocus on giving -- to any charity or purpose they wanted to. He asked others to help, and they jumped right on the bandwagon. "It was an amazing thing to see ...


  18. I have been a giver all my life, never a taker: Shane WarneRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    ... something going to help underprivileged children. More disappointed... I wonder what some of those who run down a charity themselves do for charity. It would, I'm sure, be interesting to know... At night, I can sleep peacefully, knowing I haven't ...


  19. Walmart To Marine Collecting Toys For Kids: Step OutsideRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    For nearly 15 years, former active-duty Marine John Harkness says he's been allowed by the Walmart Supercent in Medina, Ohio , to stand inside and collect toys and money for Toys for Tots , a foundation backed by the Marine Corps which provides toys to underprivileged children. "They made us stay outside," Harkness told CBS affiliate WOIO .


  20. The Community House Receives $21K from 2015 Rotary Run Charity ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    Submitted by the Rotary Run Charity Classic. Photo by Debra Anthony. Left to right, Robert Parsons, Hinsdale Rotary Club president and The Community House executive director, Jenifer Fabian.