U.S. heirs to
Nazi-looted art sell 4 paintings, donate 1
Posted by TOBY STERLING on March 06, 2007
The U.S. heirs to a major collection of art looted by the Nazis and finally
returned after years of legal wrangling have sold four paintings back to the
Dutch government for $4 million and donated a fifth work.
PGA, Honda Classic and PGA
Tour donate to First Tee program
Posted by PGA on March 06, 2007
The PGA of America joined the Honda Classic and PGA Tour in presenting a check
for $106,000 to the First Tee National School Program, a nationwide initiative
to inject golf into the curriculum of elementary and middle school children.
post-mortem organ donation mandatory
Posted by Prodosh Mitra on March 06, 2007
Last week, doctors in a Singapore hospital turned off the life support of a
patient — in spite of his family's protests — so that his organs could be used
for transplants. This was done under an Act, which allows hospitals to remove
kidneys, liver, heart and corneas of all non-Muslim citizens.
Denver Mayor Unveils
Posted on March 06, 2007
Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper unveiled "donation meters" as the newest way to
help homeless people in the city. They're old parking meters that have a new
use. The city hopes you'll give your spare change to the meters, instead of
Donation And Distribution
Of 7,000 New Coats Through United Way
Posted by Comcast on March 06, 2007
A fleet of Comcast Cable trucks, loaded with almost 7,000 new coats, departed
Jersey City, NJ earlier today to distribute the coats to New Jersey residents in
need through United Way and its designated charities throughout the state.
County Museum of Art lands a $25 million donation
Posted by AP on March 06, 2007
The British oil company BP has donated $25 million to the Los Angeles County
Museum of Art for its ambitious expansion plan. To show its appreciation, the
museum will dedicate a new entry to the British oil company.
earn charity perks'
Posted by BBC on March 06, 2007
Independent schools in England and Wales will soon have to prove how they
provide a public benefit if they wish to retain their charitable status.
Hospitals Fight for
Charity Aid - Corzines budget proposes no increase in funds
Posted by Scott Goldstein on March 06, 2007
The New Jersey Hospital Association expects charity-care costs to total $1.1
billion next year, which would leave the hospitals on the hook for over $500
million. For nearly 20 years, hospitals have not been fully reimbursed by the
state for charity care.
charity, everyone's a winner
Posted by MARK REINHILLER on March 06, 2007
During this year's event, the charity will surpass the $500,000 all-time mark ,
including Sunday's silent auction. The tournament is one of four annual events -
a fall gala, a New Year's Eve walk in Loma Linda, and a wine event in Temecula
in May to draw awareness and raise funds.
State University Bowling for Charity
Posted by KXMCTV Minot on March 06, 2007
In the poorest parts of the world, a simple net is proving to be one of the best
defenses again the spread of malaria. Minot State University students were busy
helping raise money for the cause by bowling.