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  • Worst Charities
    Top 25 'Worst Charities' for 2014-2015 season donors should know about
    It's the season of giving but a decade long study, updated for the week of Dec. 15, 2014, reveals some charities may being helping themselves more than they are the intended needed recipients.The Center for Investigative Reporting, Tampa Bay...
  • Giving Tuesday
    Your Guide to #GivingTuesday
    First, there was Black Friday. Then came Cyber Monday, and most recently, Small Business Saturday. It's easy to lose focus of the holiday season when shopping is spooned into our mouths on a daily basis from the day after Halloween until...
  • Salvation Army Kicks Off Red Kettle Season
    The Salvation Army kicks Off Red Kettle time in Southern California
    Pocket lint, engagement rings, and even checks with the name blackened out are all part of the contributions received for some of the Salvation Army's Red Kettle ringers. The kettles are for the Salvation Army's famous street campaign.This...
  • givingtuesday
    #GivingTuesday movement continues to grow
    Thanksgiving, a day of food and drink shared with family and friends has come and gone. Black Friday, the great shopping holiday, where millions rush out to stores to shop, shop, shop has come and gone. Next up is Cyber Monday, the day of...
  • The Delaware Valley Legacy Fund TOY 2014
    Holiday charity: Delaware Valley Legacy Fund TOY event
    The annual Delaware Valley Legacy Fund (DVLF) TOY charitable event returns to Philadelphia on Dec. 6, 2014 at 7 p.m. Philadelphia’s most charitable will gather at Fire & Ice with a wrapped toy donation and ticket in hand. And to make...
  • Kawani's Club
    Kawani's Club of Moraga is selling See's Candies to benefit nonprofits
    They have already opened their holiday pop-up store which is located at the Rheem Center next to Starbucks in Moraga. Their retail prices are the same as See's Candies' stores, but the profit goes to nonprofit organizations that serve the...
  • Giving Tuesday
    Giving Tuesday at Hope's Front Door
    Lisa, a single mother, recently came into Hope's Front Door's office for the first time. Lisa had moved in with her disabled mother after being unable to find work. She had applied for continued food assistance through the state, but,...
  • NTX giving Day
    North Texas Giving Day: The top charities to donate to that support single moms
    North Texas Giving Day empowers the peopleNorth Texas Giving Day is becoming a much more publicized event with activities that are offline and online in all four counties in North Texas. In 2013, 75,000 donations were made with giving totaling...
  • Human skull
    Human skull turns up at Texas Goodwill
    No, this is not some kind of manufactured, twisted tale. It's not a misleading title or a play on words. This is the real deal. It actually happened on July 16, of this year in Austin Texas. It seems that a Goodwill worker came across a human...
  • From captivity to charities to safety of the press
    From captivity to teaching and everything in between
    Journalism is a way of life for many people. Chasing the story, getting the front page is all part of the glory. Becoming a captive is not considered into the equation, but unfortunately it does happen, as we all well know from the headlines today...
  • Chris Evans takes on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and shows how to do it properly
    Chris Evans formally and appropriately demonstrates the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
    According to ComicBook.com on Thursday, "Captain America: The Winter Soldier's" Chris Evans accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge following in lieu of "Iron Man's" Robert Downey, Jr. and "Thor's" Chris...
  • Tournament of Roses News
    Tournament of Roses Foundation names new members for 2014-2015 terms
    Nancy Neal Davis, president of the Tournament of Roses Foundation, announced in an emailed press release on Wednesday that Shannon Boalt, Laura Farber, Rick Jackson, Brian James, and Charles Martinson have been elected to the Foundation’s...
  • Michelle Seeber
    Faber-Castell brings music to its Creativity Can toy line
    On display at last week’s Sweet Suite 2014 toy trade show in New York was Faber-Castell’s Creativity for Kids brand, which showed six new themed Creativity Cans, including a 100-piece Creativity Can Musicentry geared toward aspiring...
  • Danny Gokey
    Danny Gokey's new album is closer to his roots and 'DNA'
    Danny Gokey points to a key difference between his just-released new album Hope in Front of Me and its preceding 2010 album debut My Best Days.“It has more of my DNA in it,” says Gokey, explaining that this time, he co-wrote nine out...
  • Music Unites Centennial High School Jazz Ensemble
    Music Unites and KIIS FM’s DJ Skee host 1st Annual 'Salon Series'
    Music Unites and KIIS FM’s DJ Skee hosted their first ever “Salon Series” recently. Started by Music Unites Founder and Executive Director Michelle Edgar, the series raised awareness for music education featuring special...