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  • Florida DEP employees share holiday cheer with those less fortunate
    Florida DEP employees share holiday cheer with those less fortunate
    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) employees spread holiday cheer with those less fortunate this year. Several individual division and district offices organized collection drives to support gift drives in their areas.&ldquo...
  • Campaigning for Universal Access to Health Care (UAHC) in India – some experiences
    AID Boston fundraiser invites holiday gift-giving
    AID Boston announced its annual fundraiser, One For India (OFI), earlier this month, inviting donations that will support the organization's work in India. OFIoffers an opportunity for more meaningful gift-giving this holiday season through...
  • The Parish of Sts. Francis and Clare
    When Churches have to ask for money
    With the proliferation of mega-churches and televangelists, religion and church seem to be all about making money. In 1987, Oral Roberts claimed that God wanted him to raise money and that Oral would die if the money was not raised. Every Church,...
  • 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...
  • Salvation Army bell ringers
    The Salvation Army has received some expensive and weird donations
    So far this year, the Salvation Army bell ringers haven’t really come close to their goal of $350,000. The many bell ringers around the nation volunteering have been working hard to bring in their goal of the $350,000 but have so far only...
  • Holiday giving ideas that will cost you nothing
    Holiday giving ideas that won't cost you a dime
    During the holiday season we are reminded of what we are thankful for, and on just about every corner and in every shopping mall you'll find Santa's helpers showcasing opportunities for holiday giving to donate to charities that help those...
  • 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...
  • Newark's annual event to feed and clothed needy residents.
    Lincoln Park-Newark 6th Annual Break Bread with You Thanksgiving event
    Today at Lincoln Park in Newark, New Jersey, the 6th Annual Thanksgiving “Break Bread with You” ceremony was in full swing. Sponsored by FP Youth OutCry, the City of Newark and various gracious organizations provided supplies and...
  • Black Friday adoptions specials
    Black Friday events and holiday shopping at area animal shelters
    With Thanksgiving comes the true start of the holiday season and perhaps people out there are looking for something other than presents. For those looking to make a difference and save a life this year, consider pet adoption from area animal...
  • Thankful Hearts: California Businesses, Photographers, and Models Give Back
    Thankful Hearts: California Businesses, Photographers, and Models Give Back
    In one of the year's best feel-good stories, several businesses, photographers, and models from California joined forces to give back to the less fortunate.November 20th marked the date of the Thankful Hearts Clothing & Food Drive, which...
  • key lime pie, Pier House Resort & Spa, Key West, FL
    Florida Keys dishes out free key lime pie in Toronto and Hamilton
    A scrumptiousslice of sunny Florida Keys is wafting through Toronto and Hamilton, Canada this week. In a neon green food truck, that is.If you fancy key lime pie, you’re in for a mouthwatering taste of the Florida Keys when you spot the...
  • The Salvation Army's donation processing center
    The Salvation Army's donation processing center
    During the holiday season, many revel in the joy of giving in the form of donating clothing or other household items to help those in need. With so many options out there, it may be difficult to decide which organization to donate to. Few realize...
  • Cat Care Society
    Cat Care Society announces Endowment Challenge Grant
    The Cat Care Society has partnered with Community First Foundation, the same foundation that created Colorado Gives Day, to create a permanent endowment fund for the non-profit and provide care to cats and community for years to come.Over the...
  • Used clothing donations
    Unwanted items – Donating versus selling
    Both donating and selling are green ideas. Plus, everyone loves a good garage sale. That is, unless they're the one giving it. There's are efficient ways to have a garage sale, of course. Still, no matter what, you're looking at hours...
  • Rodger Howell and his team, Sonny and Dancer
    Modern-Day gypsy defies death
    One look at the wreckage and you know Rodger Howell shouldn't be here today. It's even more amazing when you understand this is the second time Rodger has cheated death. This modern-day gypsy is "living like he were dying"......