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

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.

Women Show Brawn and Raise Funds at La Sharienne Dakhia

By Winnie McCroy | Feb 19
From February 24-27, women will show off their independence while raising funds for a good cause in La Sharienne Dakhia, an all-women race between the desert and ocean to help charities in the south of Morocco.

20th Annual Cycle for the Cause Raises Nearly $800,000

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 23
Cycle for the Cause: The Northeast AIDS Ride was held from September 19-21, with riders starting in Boston and pedaling roughly 275 miles to New York City. The event raised $782,849 for Center programs.

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