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When the president of Catholic Answers posted an e-letter on the nonprofit’s website eight years ago questioning whether Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.), a Catholic, should receive communion at Mass because of his support for abortion, the organization believed he was simply stating an opinion about the then-presidential candidate’s stance on an issue important to Catholics.
Contributions to donor-advised funds increased by 25.5 percent in 2010, reaching $7.77 billion, while grant dollars grew at a slower pace of 1.3 percent.
Darrell Tureskis outlasted them all. The 49-year-old from Springfield, Ill., rang his bell for more than 60 hours, setting a new world record for the longest continuous hand bell ringing at a Salvation Army Red Kettle.
Any time news comes out of North Korea, the rest of the world holds its breath, because it could be anything from the announcement of a parade to a threat to start a nuclear war.
It’s often been said that the United States is the most charitable country in the world, and now there’s more data to prove it.
The usual clanging and bell-ringing red kettles on behalf of The Salvation Army are not reaching as many ears this holiday season as affiliates in California, Massachusetts and New York are reporting drastic decreases in donations.
The charitable arm of online search engine behemoth Google gave away $40 million to almost 50 causes focused on technology, education and human trafficking.
Online giving was up more than 10 percent for the quarter ending in October while overall charitable giving nudged up more than 2 percent, compared to the same three-month period in 2010.
Reporting standards focused on annual gift pledge payments, appropriations and bequests and mature planned gifts will be under the microscope soon from a newly formed council of the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP).
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Vol 28 No. 12
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