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The Lance Armstrong Foundation (LAF) had a modest goal in 2004 — to sell five million yellow, silicone bracelets emblazoned with the phrase “Livestrong.” The foundation sold 22 million bracelets in 2005 alone and nearly 80 million to date.
David McKee, senior vice president and chief operating officer at American Lebanese Syrian Associated Charities (ALSAC), the exclusive fundraising organization of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, was laid to rest yesterday following his death in a car crash. He was 66.
Women in the United States age 50 and older collectively control net assets of $19 trillion. They also give more of their income to charity than their male counterparts when other factors are equal.
A defendant named in a lawsuit against a veterans’ charity believes the complaint against his firm is a misunderstanding by the California Attorney General and a “misreading of a single statement in state-mandated disclosures.”
YWCA USA today announced its first permanent chief executive officer in almost two years, plucking an executive who led Susan G. Komen for the Cure’s largest affiliate until four months ago.
The difference between what nonprofits should spend and what they actually do spend, is about 14 cents — at least in the mind of the average person.
Five years after being the focus of a congressional oversight hearing, a California veterans’ charity is being sued by the state Attorney General’s Office for more than $4.3 million regarding allegations of fraudulent fundraising, self-dealing and excessive executive compensation.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure Founder & CEO Nancy G. Brinker is stepping down from the job but staying with the organization in a fundraising and strategy role. Komen President Liz Thompson announced plans to leave the organization in September.
Jay Love, who founded technology firms that became industry leaders in the nonprofit space, has joined Avectra as a senior vice president.
The Federal Election Commission (FEC) announced that it would enforce donor disclosure rules for some nonprofits based upon a recent court ruling, forcing organizations that spend a specific amount of money on “issue ads” to reveal their contributors.
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