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The Harry C. Trexler Trust has awarded grants totaling more than $4 million to 83 Lehigh County charities and civic causes, the trust announced Wednesday. There were 111 requests for funds seeking more than $5.6 million, according to a news release....
Christian Social Services thanks furniture donors To the editor: Christian Social Services in McConnellsburg, Pa., wishes to thank the 44 people who donated furniture. We were amazed at the large number of sofas, love seats, chairs, tables and chairs,...
Cardinal Francis George has long preached about the dangers of secularization and the American government's failure to recognize religious institutions for their role in the public sphere. Now a municipal battle over whether churches and charities in...
Farmington ValleyOn April 2, 2013, the city of La Plata, capital of the province of Buenos Aires, Argentina, suffered a tragic flood that took more than fifty lives, and left many of its inhabitants in a state of poverty. The Archdiocese of Hartford, The Rotary Club of...
The Hartford CourantAs a young woman in Cambodia, Theanvy Kuoch spent her days doing back-breaking labor, watching helplessly as 19 members of her family succumbed to abuse, disease and starvation. As she recounts the genocide of the Cambodian people by the Khmer Rouge,...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsA Colorado judge is blaming social workers for the death of a toddler beaten by his mother's boyfriend. Judge Chris Melonakis excoriated Adams County's human services department Thursday while sentencing the boyfriend, Donald Jean Scarlett, to 42...
Tags: Abusive Behavior
The Hartford CourantMore than 40 charitable groups, many formed following the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, have collected nearly $20.4 million since the Dec. 14 shooting, with about 15 percent of the money being distributed, the attorney general's office said...
A pair of Central Florida runners is hosting a run Sunday morning in Melbourne to honor those killed and injured in the Boston Marathon bombings. Wade Dauberman and Andy Dutra have invited anyone who wants to participate at any distance -- from a full...
The Johnstown Tomahawks Foundation raised $25,000 for local charities during the inaugural 2012-2013 season. The foundation contributed to more than 15 local charitable, nonprofit and youth hockey organizations including the Johnstown K-9 Unit,...
Tags: Autism, Charity, Social Issues
A pasta dinner to raise money for the Bristol Community Organization will be on April 26, the BCO has announced. The event will be at the Bristol Elks Lodge, which is at 126 South St. The BCO is an anti-poverty agency that serve residents in Bristol,...
Most of the changes brought on by the Dodgers’ new ownership group have been flashy, headline-grabbing. From a record baseball payroll to over $100 million in stadium improvements, the changes were designed to grab attention and inspire renewed...
Tags: Charity, Sports, Zack Greinke, Baseball, Social Issues
Spring is in the air — and that means it's time to get rid of the clutter. But rather than throwing out those unused items, why not get rid of your excess stuff by donating it to charity? Brittany Martin Graunke founded zealousgood.com, an...
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