News & Articles
A media firestorm regarding pink powerhouse Susan G. Komen for the Cure defunding of Planned Parenthood, and its eventual reversal, started this past February and put the organization in the spotlight for reasons unrelated to its usual marketing prowess.
Richard Nixon. Lt. Commander Philip Francis Queeg. Nancy Brinker. What do these three have in common?
The Muscular Dystrophy Association’s (MDA) annual Labor Day telethon airs this Sunday with a new name – the MDA Show of Strength. That’s not the only change.
When you have a birthday, the occasion is usually marked by receiving presents from friends and family. Warren Buffett choose to celebrate the 82nd year of his life in a different way, announcing that he is donating shares of his company equivalent to $3.1 billion to his three kids’ foundations.
Fewer than half of church-going Americans realize their house of worship offers official membership, according to a new study. One-third believe their church does not offer any sort of official membership, 19 percent said they weren’t sure, and 48 percent believe their church offers official membership.
Minute after minute, hour after hour, day after day, the Democrats and Republicans will be arguing about taxes at their conventions and on the campaign trail. They will bicker about the merits of tax cuts versus tax increases and revenue enhancements.
As Tropical Storm Isaac makes its way across Florida toward the Gulf Coast, it’s prompting cancelations and postponements, including the 21st annual Florida Nonprofit Conference.
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.
Current Print Edition
July 1, 2015Table Of Contents
Volume 29 No. 8
In The News