Illinois Deer hunters
donate 72,000 pounds of venison to food banks
Posted by Patriot on March 01, 2007
Deer hunters in Illinois donated more than 72,000 pounds of venison to the
Illinois Sportsmen Against Hunger (ISAH) Program during the 2006-07 deer season,
providing more than 280,000 meals to needy people in the state.
Male, female students donate
hair to Locks of Love, help cancer patients
Posted by Kristin Hodges on March 01, 2007
According to the Locks of Love Web site, www.locksoflove.org, the organization
"provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children under age 18
suffering from long-term medical hair loss from any diagnosis."
"Pink Palate" authors donate
best book award to patient support program
March 01, 2007
The Pink Palate, a book of recipes by breast cancer patients and survivors. They
gave the check over to the foundation after receiving the same amount from the
book's publisher, Morris Press Cookbooks
$1.5M donation created OSF
Posted by Paul Swiech on March 01, 2007
Oscar Mandel Cohn donated more than $1.5 million to the Bloomington hospital.
Hospital staff used the money to equip its new neurovascular angiography suite.
Former Elko teacher leaves
donation to Great Basin College
Posted by AP on March 01, 2007
Great Basin College will receive about $260,000, thanks to a donation from the
estate of a longtime Elko resident, Thelma Trescartes who lived to the age of
Celebrity charity stirs
Posted by CARISSA MARSH on March 01, 2007
The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls opened in January. The talk show
diva handpicked 152 young girls out of 3,500 applicants to attend her school,
just 40 miles south of Johannesburg.
Charity Hair Event Raises
Money for Cancer
Posted March 01, 2007
"To hear that your 8-month-old had stage four cancer is just something that is
the scariest thing that you could possibly go through." Fortunately the cancer
is in remission. Maura's mom says that's in part thanks to the
research funded by organizations like St. Baldrick's.
Buying to Donate is (red)icu(less),
Says New .org
Posted by Angela Natividad on March 01, 2007
While we see the benefit of turning philanthropy into its own sort of brand in a
consumer culture, we can't shake the feeling there's a conflict of interest in
blurring the lines between purchase and social responsibility.
Cross debate costs William
and Mary $12 million donation
Posted by WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) on March 01, 2007
A long-time donor to the College of William and Mary will withhold a twelve (m)
million-dollar pledge to the public university because the school removed a
cross from a campus chapel.
Holey Soles makes record breaking
Posted by JESSICA GLAVIN on February 28, 2007
Canadian footwear company Holey Soles is partnering with Soles4Souls to provide
100,000 pairs of shoes worldwide to people in need.