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Purdue University News: Purdue sets records for research funding, giving

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN — Purdue University today announced record totals in both giving to Purdue and in sponsored research funding for the 2018 fiscal year that ended June 30. Giving to Purdue hit a record $451.5 million, the first time that contributors — alumni, faculty, staff, retirees, students, corporations, foundations, parents and friends — have … Continue reading Purdue University News: Purdue sets records for research funding, giving

South African charity to stockpile water for dry Cape Town

JOHANNESBURG/January 29, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Officials in Cape Town on Monday tried to allay international concerns about the water crisis in the South African city, saying tourists and investors are welcome despite fears that most taps could be turned off in April because of drought. In a “two-way conversation,” some diplomats who met officials managing Cape Town’s … Continue reading South African charity to stockpile water for dry Cape Town

Fleetwood Mac helps raise $7 million for charity

NEW YORK/January 27, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Rock ‘n’ roll’s dysfunctional family, Fleetwood Mac, joined with artists paying tribute to their work to raise $7 million for down-on-their luck musicians at a benefit in Radio City Music Hall on Friday. The annual MusiCares fundraiser, held each year just before the Grammys, like the awards show was in New … Continue reading Fleetwood Mac helps raise $7 million for charity

Fleetwood Mac helps raise $7 million for charity

NEW YORK  /January 26, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Rock ‘n’ roll’s dysfunctional family, Fleetwood Mac, joined with artists paying tribute to their work to raise $7 million for down-on-their luck musicians at a benefit in Radio City Music Hall on Friday. The annual MusiCares fundraiser, held each year just before the Grammys, like the awards show … Continue reading Fleetwood Mac helps raise $7 million for charity

UK ponders what to do with homeless ahead of royal wedding

LONDON/January 04, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)—A political storm is brewing ahead of Prince Harry’s and Meghan Markle’s May 19 wedding over whether to crack down on homeless people and beggars in the well-to-do English town of Windsor. The wedding will be held at Windsor Castle, the town’s most famous landmark and a favoured residence of Queen Elizabeth II. … Continue reading UK ponders what to do with homeless ahead of royal wedding

Charity gets a jolt from tax law _ but due to drop next year

WASHINGTON/December 28, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) –  In this season of giving, charity seems to be getting an extra jolt because next year the popular tax deduction for donations will lose a lot of its punch. Traditionally generous Americans may have less incentive to give to charitable causes next year because of the newly minted tax law. … Continue reading Charity gets a jolt from tax law _ but due to drop next year

Court: Charity stuck with fan payouts after holes-in-one

CHARLESTON, W.Va. /December 21, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Most golfers like short par 3s, but West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice probably wishes No. 18 at the Greenbrier Classic in 2015 was a little longer — 33 yards longer to be exact. In 2015, Justice’s charity promised fans at the 18th hole $100 for the first hole-in-one … Continue reading Court: Charity stuck with fan payouts after holes-in-one

Hacienda Foundation of St. Louis Partnering with GiFT Through Margs for a Mission Program

The Hacienda Foundation will sponsor GiFT through December and January ST. LOUIS, MO/December 06, 2017 (STL.News) – The Hacienda Foundation of St. Louis will be supporting local non-profit organization Giving is a Family Tradition (GiFT) through the months of December and January. The Hacienda Foundation of St. Louis’ program, Margs for a Mission, selects local … Continue reading Hacienda Foundation of St. Louis Partnering with GiFT Through Margs for a Mission Program