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    Volunteer to Clean Up the Oil Spill

    Volunteer to Clean Up the Oil Spill
    Oil is starting to cover the beaches and wildlife of Louisiana, Florida, Alabama and Mississippi. Millions more gallons of crude may continue to hit these shorelines. Tonic readers, here's how you can help! The images and cries of oil-covered birds have been heartbreaking. As feared, the millions of gallons of crude oil that have gushed into the Gulf of Mexico since ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +5
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    EDITORIAL: Sinking Lifelines

    EDITORIAL: Sinking Lifelines
    Here's the toll the recession is taking on social service organizations like food banks and soup kitchens. The Washington Post reports the Nonprofit Finance Fund says 93 percent of nonprofits that provide "lifeline" services anticipated increased demand this year. However, only 16 percent thought they would have enough in their operating budgets in 2009 and 2010 to make ends meet. In ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Weeding out charity facts, myths for end-of-year donations

    Weeding out charity facts, myths for end-of-year donations
    Charities say the end of each year brings in a flood of donations, as many direct their money towards causes that warrant a tax write-off. This year, organizations like the United Way of Horry County are urging residents to donate as they work towards their 2009 fundraising goal of $1.4 million. "Donations are coming in," said Julie Kopnicky of the United ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +5
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    CAPITAL CULTURE: Obama emphasizes volunteerism

    CAPITAL CULTURE: Obama emphasizes volunteerism
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- A retired teacher went back to a classroom in need. A barber is giving time to a child whose first years remind him of his own. A college graduate decided to help kids learn instead of helping investors on Wall Street. When President Barack Obama called for Americans to volunteer, all three listened. Loretta Martin, 61, a retired ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +4
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    U.S. Charity for Haiti Outpaces Giving after Tsunami

    U.S. Charity for Haiti Outpaces Giving after Tsunami
    WASHINGTON -- Donations to U.S. charities for Haiti earthquake relief are outpacing donations from the days after the Asian tsunami in 2004 but haven't kept up with the outpouring of gifts following Hurricane Katrina. A tally by the Chronicle of Philanthropy shows $305 million was donated to 32 U.S. charities by Thursday. In the eight days after Katrina flooded New Orleans, ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +4

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