charity news stories FEBRUARY
reports smallest donation rise in 5 years
Posted by The Associated Press on February 23, 2007
Pat Robertson's Christian Broadcasting Network has reported its smallest gain in
donations in five years
One Girl Rallies Entire School to
Posted by Jeannie Blaylock on February 23,
Teachers say it teaches a beautiful lesson. At John Stockton Elementary one
student inspired her entire school to donate bears to Buddy Bears.
Alumni donate $25 million to
Forever LSU Campaign
Posted by Elizabeth Miller February 23, 2007
University alumni Emmet and Toni Stephenson, formerly of Bastrop, La., pledged a
$25 million gift to LSU today in front of the Memorial Tower.
collect cans for charity
Posted by CRAIG EDWARDS on February 23, 2007
Kids at one North Portland elementary school managed to collect more than 9,000
aluminum cans, all to help people they’ve never met.
About 4% of Wall
Street Bonuses Will Go to Charity
Posted February 23, 2007
A new study of more than 200 financial executives who received bonuses in 2006
of $2-million or more in cash shows that Wall Street bankers and traders are
giving 4 percent of their bonuses to charity
Ugandans a lifeline -- swimming lessons
Posted by Associated Press on February 23, 2007
After AIDS and malaria, drowning is the biggest cause of death in our local
communities here on the lake
Companies donate to help
Posted by Star News February 23, 2007
Lots For Learning enables real estate professionals to make a volunteer donation
for every closing transaction.
Charitable Foundation to Donate Funds to Barbaro Fund
Posted by Blood-Horse on February 23, 2007
The Blood-Horse Charitable Foundation will donate a minimum of $10,000 to the
NTRA Charities Barbaro Memorial Fund. A new National Thoroughbred Racing
Association (NTRA) established charity.
NASCAR, Drivers Donate To Tornado Victims of Central Florida
Posted by Buddy Shacklette on February 21, 2007
The Dale Jarrett Foundation will donate funds to Florida's Coast to Coast
Chapter of the American Red Cross to support victims of the tornadoes that swept
through Central Florida in early February.
Illinois man sent
to prison for stealing $5 donation
Posted by JIM SUHR on February 21, 2007
Money in the jar was meant for Belleville police Sgt. Jon Brough, 48, who was
shot in the face and permanently blinded in November by a double-slaying suspect
who later killed himself.