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Hundreds Of Thousands Celebrate International Good Deeds Day

Although good deeds are welcome any day of the year, businesswoman and philanthropist Shari Arison thought it would be nice to turn up the volume.

03/08/2014

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Charitable Donations With Strings

If you want to make sure that your money is used a certain way by a charity, can you?

01/24/2014

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The Tilt World App

This environmentally-themed puzzle game is philanthropic and environmentally friendly, but that doesn’t completely make up for its flaws.

06/21/2013

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Lenfest Foundation Gets New Chairman, New Focus

The Lenfest Foundation has been giving money away for years and that will continue, but co-founder Gerry Lenfest has stepped aside and been replaced as chairman of the board by 38-year-old Dr. Keith Leaphart, a Philadelphia native who says the work will go on.

03/30/2013

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Positively Philadelphia: Mingling Fun with Philanthropy

“Fuel the Cure” is a Philadelphia-based, volunteer-run, nonprofit organization that connects young professionals while at the same time raising money for charitable organizations.

01/13/2013

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Giving More Than Gifts

Here are some great gift ideas to not only give something special and unique, but to give a gift that literally keeps on giving and fulfill a worthy cause at the same time.

11/29/2012

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Pouring Five Billion Dollars Into Education

While Bill Gates’ philanthropic efforts support a core curriculum and he wants to make certain that multiplication in Alabama is the same as in New York, his major concern is effective teaching.

08/01/2011

Man Pleads Guilty to Ripping Off Montco Charity

by KYW’s Brad Segall A Delaware man has admitted in Montgomery County court that he ripped off the charity that he worked for, a charity that raised money to help people in Third World countries.

06/24/2010