Posts Tagged ‘charity’

September 13th, 2018 - 9:09 am § in Misc.

Bezos Becomes a Giver!

Jeff Bezos launches $2 billion philanthropic fund targeting homelessness, preschool education The Amazon founder, the world’s wealthiest person, said on Twitter on Thursday that he would commit $2 billion to fund existing nonprofits working to help homeless families, and create a network of new no[...]

October 17th, 2016 - 8:42 am § in Misc.

NEW YORK TIMES: Haiti and Africa Projects Shed Light on Clinton’s Public-Private Web As chief of staff and counselor to Hillary Clinton at the State Department, Cheryl D. Mills  took the lead on smoothing the way for the company, Sae-A Trading, which secured millions of dollars in incentives to m[...]

November 18th, 2014 - 1:45 pm § in Misc.

Catholic Indian School Charity Lures Donors With Fictional Mailers

CNN blew the whistle today on a Catholic-run Indian boarding school in South Dakota for soliciting donations with fictional stories. St. Joseph’s Indian School in Chamberlain, South Dakota, sends out 30 million mailers a year that raise about $50 million a year for the 200-student school. The [...]

March 29th, 2014 - 1:09 pm § in The Ave Scene

How to Help Disaster Relief for the Mud Slide Victims

The Everett Herald has a superb list of places to contribute.  I have included some of them here.  I would also suggest that donations should be best given to organizations that are local.  Often national charities, like the American Red Cross, use these occasions to collect gifts to their nation[...]

September 5th, 2012 - 4:26 am § in Misc.

Doctors Without Borders

The Magic Sandwich Show’ yearly fundraiser for Doctors Without Borders will take the form of a 24 hour live show streamed video on blogtv. broadcast on BlogTV  the 8th-9th of September. The full schedule is online, but you should tune in for some interesting and entertaining discussion anytime. [...]