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

FINANCE | 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

CULTURE | 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

FINANCE | 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

CORPORATE | 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

INTERNATIONAL | 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

LOCAL | 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.

Get 'Drenched' at The Life Group LA Fundraiser

HIV/AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 10
As summer turns into fall, The Life Group LA invites you to get "Drenched" one last time at their September 13 first-ever drag water polo game to benefit people living with HIV/AIDS. The event is hosted by DJ eur-O-steve and Stan Smith.

Ice Bucket Challenge Becomes Nationwide Viral Sensation

CULTURE | By Mike Halterman | Aug 30
For those of you who are living under rocks, both normal people and celebrities, far and wide, have been participating in the "ice bucket challenge."

Dolly Parton Accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

CULTURE | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 29
Joining a long list of celebrities and everyday people accepting the new ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness and funds for Lou Gehrig's disease is country music star Dolly Parton.

Ice Bucket Challenge May Change Nonprofit World

CULTURE | By Alicia Rancillo | Aug 23
The ice bucket challenge's phenomenal success is making other charitable organizations rethink how they connect with a younger generation of potential donors.

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