DENVER (AP) — One marijuana business hosts an annual golf tournament in Denver to raise money for multiple sclerosis research. Another Colorado pot company donates to a gay-rights advocacy group and is a sponsor of an AIDS walk.
Chris Messina hacked a piano for a standing desk There has been more and more research coming out on the health dangers of sitting too much during the work day and the benefits of standing and walking while you work.
The Peace Day campaign was launched last month when BK took out full-page ads in the Chicago Tribune and New York Times calling on McDonald's to join them in a one-day cease-fire in their "burger wars" by collaborating to make a McWhopper (a hybrid of McDonald's Big Mac and Burger King's Whopper). Burger King suggested that the mashup burger could be sold to raise money to benefit Peace One Day, a non-profit organization campaigning to raise awareness of Peace Day, a United Nations recognized day that will be celebrated on Monday.
The school year’s opening bell has yet to ring, and already a multitude of children are preparing to sell candy bars, cookie dough and coupon books. School fundraising season is here, with children and their parents pitching family, friends and cornered co-workers to support everything from cheerleading competitions to new band uniforms.
The Walk Without Borders Challenge, MSF Canada’s first peer-to-peer fundraising campaign (developed by agency Stephen Thomas). We asked supporters to walk in solidarity with a patient or field worker who travelled a long distance to receive or give lifesaving medical care. The activity itself was self-directed: people could walk (or run or roll in a wheelchair) alone or as part of a team
Penn’s fundraising efforts are among the best of U.S. universities, according to the results of a Council for Aid to Education survey released this January. With a record $484 million raised in 2014, Penn ranked eighth nationally in fundraising, behind schools including Harvard University, University of Southern California and the University of Texas at Austin.
Annual contributions to the University have grown by 109 percent since fiscal year 2010 when the University raised $231.5 million. Penn is positioned to raise even more money this coming year, Vice President of Finance and Treasurer Stephen Golding said.
November 5, 2015 — St. Francis House of Boston, the largest day shelter in Massachusetts, recently set a record at its annual gala, raising $750,000, beating its goal by $50,000, to support the men and women it serves by providing rehabilitative and housing services.
As men and women in their best evening dress gathered at the Waldorf Astoria last week for the awarding of the 20th annual Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize, they were there for more than a run- of-the-mill gala.
Outside the ballroom, massive and stunningly beautiful backlit photos portrayed the people whose lives have been changed by the winners of the prize, the biggest philanthropic honor for humanitarian groups. As guests cradled cocktails and munched mini crab cakes, the huge lighted images provided an arresting backdrop for a prize competition that in many ways demonstrates how more of philanthropy should work.
There can be nothing worse than when you’re hungry and there’s a wait for a table at the restaurant you want to go to. Enter CharityWait, a new service designed to not only get you seated right away, but also feel good while doing it. The concept is simple: pay a fee, which will get donated to...
A prominent Washington, D.C. think tank has been hacked, compromising email addresses, passwords and other information of hundreds of thousands of charitable organizations that use its system for filing taxes.
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