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Charity Donations Likely to Drop Next Year Due to Tax Law

By Marcy Gordon | Dec 31
In this season of giving, charity seems to be getting an extra jolt because next year the popular tax deduction for donations will lose a lot of its punch.

 Indiana Family Creates Winter Donation Fence

Indiana Family Creates Winter Donation Fence

Nov 23
Lynda Salisbury and her family started the Blessing Fence four years ago and it has grown into a community wide operation. Neighbors hang scarves, hats and gloves on the fence around the Salisbury's home for anyone in need to take.

Guide to Giving Money, Goods and Services in Harvey's Wake

By Barbara Ortutay | Sep 2
Local and national charities are asking for help as Hurricane Harvey pounded Texas and Louisiana, leaving countless residents - and pets - displaced from their homes.

Nonprofit Sells Pickles to Help Raise Money for ALS Research

Jun 24
A man with Lou Gehrig's disease is using his passion for making pickles to help fight for a cure.

Warwick Rowers: Shedding Clothes and Stereotypes

By Joel Martens | Jan 14
Warwick Rowers, a group of college-level competitors, not only support shedding LGBT stereotypes -- they literally shed their clothing as a part of their message.

Play It Forward: 'Pokemon Go' Players Encouraging Donations

Aug 13
Some "Pokemon Go" players are asking participants to bring a canned food item or cash for charities to gatherings for the popular game.

UN Panel: Too Often Only Half of Aid Money Gets to the Needy

By Edith M. Lederer | Feb 7
Too often only half of the money from donors is getting to the millions of people devastated by conflicts and natural disasters who desperately need humanitarian aid, the co-chair of a U.N.-appointed panel said Wednesday.

Skivvy Fun Runs: Stripping Down and Stepping Up for Good Causes

By Andy Smith | Dec 24
In San Francisco, Chicago, Boston, Atlanta, Toronto, Tampa and other cities across North America, December is heating up with a growing series of short, sexy fundraising runs featuring men in Speedos.

A Game Plan: More Hunters Donating Meat to the Hungry

By Patrick Whittle | Nov 26
It's a cool fall morning outside a red brick warehouse in Maine's largest city, and Don Morrison is facing a tall order. It's time to turn 40 pounds of moose and deer meat into enough shepherd's pie to feed 200 people by sundown.

10th Annual Macy's Shop for a Cause

By Mike Halterman | Aug 23
On Saturday, August 29, Macy's department stores nationwide will be participating in the tenth annual Shop for a Cause event, which allows shoppers to donate to their favorite non-profit organizations and charities.

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