Tag: charity


Government Reviews Oxfam Ties After Sex Abuse Scandal in Haiti

LONDON (AP) — The British government is reviewing its relationship with Oxfam amid a deepening sexual misconduct scandal involving some of the charity’s employees working in Haiti after its devastating 2010 earthquake. The U.K.’s Department for International Development sharply criticized

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Britons Urged to Stay Upbeat In a Divided World This Christmas

British political and religious leaders have invoked the virtues of faith, hope and charity in their Christmas messages, using the season to highlight a range of issues, from war and poverty to homelessness. The Prime Minister struck a positive note


Top Ten Most Charitable U.S. States of 2016

The holiday season is a season of charitable giving for many Americans, but those in Utah are more likely to give than other states, according to WalletHub’s ranking of the most charitable states.

Eric Schneiderman

New York AG Orders Trump’s Charity to Cease and Desist Fundraising

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office announced Monday that it issued a notice to Donald Trump’s charitable foundation that it must stop soliciting donations due to not having the proper certification in accordance with state law.

Tony Blair

Tony Blair Promises To Close Business Empire And Work For Charity

LONDON (Reuters) – Former British prime minister Tony Blair, who built a multi-million pound business network advising multi-national corporations and governments after leaving office in 2007, said on Tuesday he was planning to close his commercial ventures and concentrate on not-for-profit activities.

Pope Francis takes off his skullcalp during his weekly general audience on February 10, 2016 at St Peter's square in Vatican

WATCH: Pope’s Skullcap Put Under The Hammer For Israeli Charity

The Times of Israel reports: A white skullcap worn by Pope Francis is up for auction with thousands of dollars in proceeds going to Israeli charity Save A Child’s Heart. The “authentic skullcap” given by Francis to an Italian TV

Pope Francis departs in a Fiat after arriving from Cuba to the United States September 22, 2015 at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland.

Pope’s Small Black Fiat Fetches $300,000 at Auction

The iconic black Fiat 500 used by Pope Francis during much of his week-long United States visit last September has pulled in $300,000 at auction, selling for more than 12 times the car’s base price of $24,695. The Fiat was

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Blind Hockey Event Proves Game For Everyone

A few months ago, Craig Fitzpatrick, a buddy and former rec league hockey teammate, told me that he planned to organize a blind hockey event in Washington, DC. Fitzpatrick suffers from a degenerative eye condition that has rendered him legally blind. While I thought the event sounded like a great idea, I really wasn’t sure what kind of turnout to expect.


Sacha Baron Cohen Donates $1 Million to Aid Syrian Refugees

JERUSALEM – Actors Sacha Baron Cohen and his actress wife, Isla Fisher, are donating $1 million to two organizations helping Syrian children and refugees. Half the sum will go to the UK-based Save The Children to help vaccinate against measles

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Elon Musk Explains How He Plans to Stop Evil Artificial Intelligence

The tech elite are teaming up to protect humanity from evil Matrix-like artificial intelligence. Elon Musk and a team of Silicon Valley elite have reportedly pledged more than a billion dollars to construct artificial intelligence that benefits mankind, rather than enslaves it.