Charity

Martell Webster of the Washington Wizards shares some laughs while volunteering at Capital Area Food Bank. (Photo: Heather Curtis/All-News 99.1)

Wizards Take a Break from Basketball to Give Back

The Washington Wizards took a break from practice to help local kids bag food at the Capital Area Food Bank.

8 hours ago

Mathias Giordano pictured center. (Photo: Team Mathias' Facebook page)

Support Group For Terminal Va. Boy Encourages Letter Campaign, ‘Cure’ License Plates

A 13-year-old boy in Leesburg, Virginia has a big team surrounding him with support during his battle with cancer.

10/23/2014

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Ex-Employee Sentenced for Theft From Nonprofit

A former employee of a Washington-based organization that funds cancer research has been sentenced to jail time for stealing from the nonprofit and its donors.

10/12/2014

File photo of a person counting money. (credit: BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images)

IRS Analysis: Wealthy Giving Less to Charity

Even as the income gap widens, the wealthiest Americans are giving a smaller share of their income to charity, while poor and middle-income people are donating a larger share, according to an extensive analysis of IRS data conducted by the Chronicle of Philanthropy.

10/06/2014

Annapolis police raise money for Special Olympics at Dunkin Donuts on West Street. (Credit: Heather Curtis/All-News 99.1)

Annapolis Police Raise Money For Special Olympics Sitting On Roof

A dozen Annapolis police officers spent their day off camped out on the roof of the Dunkin’ Donuts on West Street to raise money for the Special Olympics.

08/17/2014

Archive photo of a woman wearing Google Glass. (Photo credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Baltimore-Based Charity Chosen For Google Glass Development Program

Google has chosen five charities to develop ideas using Web-connected Google Glass to enhance their work.

07/09/2014

Entrance to Ford's Theatre (Photo by Stefan Zaklin/Getty Images)

Ford’s Theatre Raises $77,000 for D.C. Youth Charity

Ford’s Theatre says its audiences donated more than $77,000 for a local youth charity during performances of “A Christmas Carol” in November and December.

01/06/2014

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Top 10 Gifts of 2013 Show Rebound in Philanthropy

Philanthropy made a comeback in large donations in 2013 with the nation’s wealthiest donors giving more than $3.4 billion to charity, according to a new tally of the top 10 gifts of 2013 by the Chronicle of Philanthropy.

01/01/2014

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Last Day of Year Among Biggest For Charity Gifts

The last day of the year is one of the biggest days for charitable giving.

12/31/2013

Photo credit: Downtown Silver Spring

Downtown Silver Spring Christmas Tree Made of Toys That Will Be Donated to Needy Children

All Downtown Silver Spring’s Christmas tree needs is a partridge and a pear, and the tale of its creation could be turned into a great rendition of “The 12 Days of Christmas.”

11/21/2013

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