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Powered by the education and health care industries, nonprofit employment and payrolls in Indiana grew during the height of the Great Recession, amid pockets of decline, outpacing for-profit industries in the Hoosier state during both recessions, in 2008-2009 and 2001.
Tyler Gedelian, the manager of a Monroe, Mich. Goodwill store, was sorting through some recent donations of old suits and a terry-cloth robe when he came across some blue envelopes. He thought they were just trash at first.
Some people in Zambia, Nicaragua or possibly Armenia just became Denver Broncos fans. The hats, T-shirts and other apparel heralding the Denver Broncos as Super Bowl XLVIII champions will be shipped to people in need around the world rather than destroyed.
Aaron Collins always had a soft spot for food servers, even as a kid. “If he felt like Mom and Dad didn’t leave a generous enough tip, he’d take a few dollars from his allowance and toss it on the table,” recalled his brother Seth. He once left a $50 tip for a struggling waitress with a note that urged her not to give up. “When she saw that, her whole attitude changed,” said Seth.
Shoppers at Macy’s Center City in Philadelphia thought they were there to shop, or maybe to hear the world’s largest pipe organ, which is located in the store. They didn’t expect a Random Act of Culture. But that’s exactly what they got when more than 600 opera singers broke out into a rendition of Handel’s Messiah.
The three top goals for association managers in the Washington, D.C., area for 2014 are to increase membership, deliver new programs and services and to keep up with technology changes. To get it done, 96 percent will either keep current staffing or increase it.
The American Cancer Society (ACS) and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) have announced a $20 million partnership that will fund a research “dream team” to develop new therapies for lung cancer over a three-year period.
Three New York City-based nonprofits joined forces with celebrity chefs, religious leaders, and other advocates to push back against $9 billion in cuts made to the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) during a press conference at the Church of St. Francis Xavier in Manhattan.
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation has joined a group of nearly a dozen foundations that has committed funding to help Detroit’s financial woes.