From the Heart Project

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Community rallies for rugby star diagnosed with cancer

Many of the people who played rugby with the Glendale Raptors stand out as phenomenal athletes but only one broke her neck, went to the Rio Olympics …

Cancer

After breast cancer, mom and daughter get tattoos they hope to never see again

<i>Source: Today / Lisa Flam</i><p>A Texas mother and daughter got matching tattoos, but they hope you’ll never lay eyes on them.<p>During Veronica Quintanilla’s …

Cancer

Charity delivers matchbox cars to Children’s Mercy Hospital for children to play with

<i>Source / Fox4KC</i><p>One local charity made a donation on Friday that they hope will help children feel a little happier while they’re in the …

Kids

Annapolis parking meters raise money for the homeless

You probably assume all of the change placed into street parking meters goes back to the local government. But for one Maryland city, the money that …

Design

Santa Rosa’s Palms Inn housing for homeless, veterans now full

Rex Bishop, one of the first homeless veterans to move into The Palms Inn — a former motel now fully converted into permanent housing for homeless …

Santa Rosa

Students Host Charity Concert for Alice’s Kids

It’s the Saturday before AP exam week, but for junior Charley Costantino, today is not for studying. Instead, she has a different type of test. …

Kids

Easton Area High School competes in ‘wacky games’ for charit

“Almost anything” went for nine teams — made up of Easton Area High School students and faculty — competing Saturday for children’s charity.<p>The …

Education

Watt warms up for his fourth charity softball classic

JJ Watt, 27, expects his fourth JJ Watt Charity Classic to be great, too. It benefits the Justin J. Watt Foundation.<p>Watt’s first three charity games …

Minute Maid Park

A judge sentences a U.S. veteran to 24 hours in jail, then joins him behind bars

The judge knew that Sgt. Joseph Serna had been through a lot.<p>The former Special Forces soldier did four combat tours in Afghanistan over a nearly …

Crime

Palm Beach County charity offers mobile showers to homeless

Palm Beach County’s homeless will now be able to clean themselves in mobile showers.<p>A trailer has been outfitted with six showers and restroom …

Palm Beach County

Summerside tattoo shop working for charity on Star Wars Day

It’s the one day of the year when fans can celebrate Disney’s (formerly George Lucas’) hugely popular film franchise together and greet each other …

Star Wars

Runners will raise money for seriously ill Toby Dobson from Chandler’s Ford at Romsey Relay Marathon

Hundreds of people are preparing to take part in the fourth annual Romsey Relay Marathon organised by Romsey’s Rotary Club.<p>And among them are 50 …

Health

BJ’s Charitable Foundation Grants $10,000 to Cardinal Cushing Centers

Cardinal Cushing Centers recently received a $10,000 grant from the BJ’s Charitable Foundation. This grant was used to purchase a SMART Table and …

Philanthropy

Desert Schools Credit Union helping nonprofits “Shine On” with $60,000

Desert Schools Federal Credit Union is kicking off their second annual “Shine On” campaign, in which six local charitable organizations receive …

Education

Athletes fill the philanthropy gap in Phoenix

Phoenix-based non-profits suffer from a lack of corporate sponsorships available in headquarter hubs, like New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles. …

Larry Fitzgerald

Lee Burneson Middle School students raise $1,000 for charity

Last summer Lee Burneson Middle School Intervention Specialist Erin Blahnik was thinking about a charity project for her special needs 7th and 8th …

Education

Falcon Bluffs Middle School learns business with charity goal

The entrepreneurs and manufacturing class at Falcon Bluffs Middle School is no ordinary shop class.<p>Students in John Trujillo’s eighth-grade elective …

Education

Benton County high schools raise more than $200,000 for charity

Students in three Benton County high school fundraising competitions raised more than $206,500 for charities this school year.<p>The Mr. and Ms. Spartan …

Education

After-school Charity Club teaches school kids about empathy, helping others

Third-grader Sean Dalton was quick to point out why he recently raced to the Elmwood Elementary School library at the end of the day instead of going …

Education

Bennett continues local charity work with third OCEAN Health Festival

Apparently, volunteering as an assistant defensive line coach at the University of Hawaii is not the extent of Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael …

Hawaii

Businesses look to fundraise for charity in friendly competition

For four years, the Startup Games, a competition that raises money for local charities has been helping Austin startups give back while having …

Startups

Maui man walking around entire island for charity

A Makawao man is walking around the entire island of Maui to raise money for charity.<p>Brian Sato started his journey last Saturday at Baldwin Beach …

Maui

Texas girl, 9, starts charity for kids

She sings like an angel. She’s smart as a whip and has a heart of gold.<p>Maya Delgado is only nine years old and is already a philanthropist.<br>She lives …

Kids

Phil Knight plans to give most of his fortune to charity

Nike founder Phil Knight is worth an estimated $25 billion, and plans to give most of it away to charity, he told CBS in an interview to be aired …

Nike

Homeless Mother of 7 Launches Charity to Clothe Others in Need

A mother of seven sons started a unique charity while living in a homeless shelter. She is using her own money to help clothe others in need.<p>In a …

Homelessness

Can-do guy to give recycling funds to charity

Sandi Putnam always knew when Larry Nitka was the UPS driver delivering her packages.If it was Nitka, the bag of aluminum cans in front of her house …

Recycling

Mississippi State football coach runs Boston Marathon for charity

Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen had never attempted to run a 5K race, much less a 26.2-mile marathon. But Mullen, 43, tackled the most …

Marathons

Topeka Charity Delivers Heart and ‘Sole’

A local Topeka man has been pounding the pavement in an effort to make sure kids in Topeka have a decent pair of shoes on their feet.<p>Sole Reason is a …

Shoes

Dance Dads Raise Funds for Children’s Charity

The fathers of Seven Star School of Performing Arts will be competing in a competition called Kids For Kids on April 22-April 24. The purpose of …

Dance