OPM's Ruling On
Charity Drive Draws Protest
Posted by Stephen Barr on March 12, 2007
Office of Personnel Management wants to drop a requirement that charities spend
no more than 25 percent of their revenue on fundraising and other overhead
New Twist for
‘American Idol’ - Time Out for Charity
Posted by BILL CARTER on March 12, 2007
The “Idol” fund-raising event, during the show’s broadcasts on April 24 and 25,
will have a roster of guest stars, including Gwen Stefani, Pink and Sacha Baron
Cohen, appearing the second night.
Local Breast Cancer Charity
Board Investigates Founder
Posted by Cordell Whitlock on March 11, 2007
The founder of the Judy Ride Foundation organization dedicated to the fight
against breast cancer is under investigation by its board of directors. Michael
Katz, is alleged to have taken money from the foundation.
Fake charity gang
from Gdansk make a fortune ripping off big-hearted Scots
Posted by Marion Scott on March 11, 2007
The crooks - led by wealthy brothers Mateuz and Jaeck Sramke - have put leaflets
in thousands of homes using the names Scottish Help For The World and Scottish
Help For Poor People.
boxes around town used for profit, not charity
Posted by DAVID MANN on March 11, 2007
They take the clothes from the donation boxes and sell them for various uses.
The recycled textile is used for everything from insulation to auto shop rags.
That old shirt you put in the bin may even make it to a foreign market where it
finds new life as — you guessed it — an old shirt.
donation ruffles feathers
Posted by Eric Heyl on March 11, 2007
The National Aviary CEO, Linda Dickerson, owns a farm that breeds ostriches and
donated ostrich meat during the Homeless Children's Education Fundraiser. It
certainly seems dangerous to place any birds under her wing!
IRS rule change takes steam
out of Goodwheels' car sales
Posted by Michele Chandler on March 11, 2007
They hope the dip in used car donations is just temporary and that more people
will soon be looking for a quick tax write-off. Donate to
Online Car Donation - You can
still receive a Fair market Value tax write-off (most cases)
Students, community members
donate over 78 ft. of hair to Locks of Love
Posted by Jessica Parker on March 11, 2007
For four hours Monday 62 people donated their hair. Locks of Love, is a
non-profit organization that uses donated hair to create hairpieces for children
who have lost their hair due to medical conditions.
Cutting prison time
for inmates who donate organs considered
Posted by AP on March 11, 2007
Inmates in South Carolina could soon find that a kidney is worth 180 days.
Lawmakers are considering legislation that would let prisoners donate organs or
bone marrow in exchange for time off their sentences.
it’s a charity and not a bank that profits from donations
Posted on March 11, 2007
Donating through charity credit cards is quick and painless, but consumers need
to realize that not all cards offer the charity, or the consumer a good deal.