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Former Los Angeles Banker Gives $1 Million to City of Hope to Train Docs

A Seattle-based foundation has donated $1 million to City of Hope to train clinicians in meeting the mental, social and spiritual needs of cancer …

California

SocialCurrentSee ▶ 'KINDNESS'

A single dad walked 11 miles to work every day -- until his co-workers found out - CNN https://t.co/z8fHWluCIX via @nuzzel thanks @cnnkyra<p>— Mike …

Voting Open in Third Annual Renewal Awards: 25 Nonprofits in Running for $150,000 in Grants

Winners to be announced March 27 at symposium in New Orleans<p>Washington, D.C. (February 7, 2018)—Twenty-five nonprofits from across the country have been chosen from nearly 3,000 nominations to compete for $150,000 in funding through The Renewal Awards, a project of The Atlantic and Allstate. The …

New Orleans

*SCS ▶ Thankful ♥ Thursday ▶ SOTUS Retrospective

*SCS ▶ Thankful♥Thursday on <b>Gift♥WORTH</b><p>+<p>▶ Amazon eXNG ▶ TODAY★WORTH ▶ Blogger<p><b>Among the ten items archived in this NUZZEL search is a leading story on</b> …

The business benefits of doing good

Today's TED Talk<p>The business benefits of doing good<p>15:35 minutes · TED@BCG Milan<p>"The only way we're going to make substantial progress on the …

TED Talks

The Givers: Wealth, Power, and Philanthropy in a New Gilded Age

Shared via Kindle. Description: An inside look at the secretive world of elite philanthropists--and how they're quietly wielding ever more power to …

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is paying off Nigeria’s $76 million polio debt

<i>This story has been updated.</i><p>As Nigeria’s battles on to become a polio-free country, Bill and Melinda Gates have taken an extraordinary step to give Africa’s largest economy a helping hand through their foundation.<p>The foundation will pay off a $76 million loan taken from Japan to aid the fight …

Public Health

Jeff Bezos donates $33 million to help send 1,000 Dreamers to college

With his newly minted title as the world’s richest person, Amazon’s (AMZN) Jeff Bezos announced on Friday that he is donating a piece of his $108 billion fortune to fund 1,000 college scholarships for “Dreamers.”<p>TheDream.US, the nation’s largest scholarship program for Dreamers, said Bezos donated …

Jeff Bezos

Komen Central Florida to close, cancels February race

Susan G. Komen for the Cure’s affiliate in metro Orlando is closing its doors, and canceling a February race to raise funds.<p>Komen Central Florida, …

Bills fans flooding Andy Dalton's foundation with donations

Giddy Buffalo fans are making a surge in donations to Andy Dalton’s foundation, their way of thanking the Bengals quarterback for his role in the Bills’ long-awaited playoff appearance.<p>Dalton’s foundation reported Tuesday it has received more than $100,000 in donations since the Bengals beat the …

Fantasy Football

Take it from Gregg Popovich: If you’re ‘rich as hell,’ give to charity

Gregg Popovich is just as outspoken about charity as he is about political and social issues.<p>The San Antonio Spurs coach, who has supported the San Antonio Food Bank, Shoes That Fit (a group that delivered shoes to more than 200 students at an elementary school) and the Innocence Project, offered …

Basketball

Veterans Charity Raises Millions to Help Those Who’ve Served. But Telemarketers Are Pocketing Most of It.

The warning was prophetic.<p>Maurice Levite sat in a modest office in Falls Church, Virginia, about a decade ago, and cautioned his longtime friend, Brian Arthur Hampton, against continuing to use telemarketers to fund his small veterans charity.<p>With the help of his fundraisers-for-hire, Hampton had …

Conscience

The shockingly simple, surprisingly cost-effective way to end homelessness

Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>It’s early December, 10:30 in the morning, and Rene Zepeda is driving a Volunteers …

Man covers $10,000 worth of layaway gifts at Toys 'R’ Us

Talk about a Secret Santa.<p>On Nov. 25, a man known as Charlie K. walked into a Toys “R” Us in Cherry Hill, N.J., with the intention of purchasing gifts for his young son, CBS Philly reported.<p>What separated Charlie’s trip from hundreds of other Black Friday shopping sprees, however, was his …

Kids

Student 'owes' $200,000 to St. Jude after fundraising tweet goes viral

A student at Washington State University who felt charitable last week posted on Twitter that she planned to donate to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.<p>It seemed simple enough: She told followers she would give 25 cents for everyone who favorited her tweet and 50 cents for every retweet.<p>But …

Viral

Thrilled to announce that over 10,000 people have now joined The Spring to help bring clean water to people in need every single month! https://t.co/q7qDwDfuCh

Philanthropy Comes of Age Report | Joanna Walker | Charities Aid Foundation

Philanthropy

'Here, We Are United': A Puerto Rico Church Offers Comfort After Hurricane Maria

Every Sunday since Hurricane Maria ripped through Puerto Rico, Ada Reyes and her four children have walked half an hour to church. Down a winding road, dodging fallen trees and debris, they walk past concrete houses still bearing flood marks, and finally cross the Vivi — a small river in Utuado, a …

Caribbean

USC fundraising executive leaves post amid sexual harassment investigation

A<p>USCadministrator responsible for raising hundreds of millions of dollars for the university has left his post in the wake of allegations that he sexually harassed female colleagues, the latest blow to a campus already dealing with the arrest of an assistant basketball coach and the departures of …

Tony Bland

Learn the Differences Between Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts

When it comes to understanding trusts, knowing the difference between revocable and irrevocable trusts is crucial. If you ask for a revocable trust …

Red Cross Under Fire Again—This Time for Texas Response

Share35<p>Share29<p>Tweet35<p>Email<p>Shares 99<p>Photo By: Lance Cpl. Niles Lee<p>October 8, 2017; Victoria Advocate<p>Reports from the front lines of the Hurricane …

Extreme Weather

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The best charities to donate to for victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico

The storm made landfall last week, cutting communications, flooding neighborhoods, demolishing homes, and wiping out crop fields. At its peak, Maria was a Category 4 storm with 155-mph winds, according to the National Hurricane Center. At least 15 people have died because of the storm, and hundreds …

Caribbean

The 100 Largest U.S. Charities List

The 100

Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey<p>Charities Providing Assistance in the Wake of Hurricane Harvey<p>Hurricane Harvey made landfall on Friday evening, August 25th, as the …

Warren Buffett: The $59 Billion Philanthropist: 15 Profiles From The Pages Of Forbes

Shared via Kindle. Description: Forbes discovered Warren Buffett in 1969 when he was just making his mark as a shrewd financier who consistently beat …

Unaccountable Nonprofits? This Study Finds against the Myth

Share25<p>Share38<p>Tweet75<p>Email<p>Shares 138<p>“Cockatoo Island – Sydney” by Chris Marchant<p>August 24, 2017; Phys.org<p>In the category of research that doesn’t …

Aligning organizational technology with mission

Aligning your tech with your mission (graphic)

Yesterday I wrote about aligning your organization's tech with your mission and values. This has to do with making sure that your organizational …

Digital Literacy