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.
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.
The last day of the year is one of the biggest days for charitable giving.
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.”
Some Washington nonprofits are scaling back services and furloughing workers due to contracts and Medicaid reimbursements that aren’t being paid during the government shutdown.
Three Cabinet secretaries became the latest senior administration officials to give back part of their salaries, in the spirit of government spending cuts.
Take note of these five Washington DC shops that give back, and shop for a cause – you may feel a tad less guilty about putting a dent in your wallet.
Last month, Nance distributed 18 pairs of shoes in wrapped boxes to the six high school students who wrote the essay — five Pocomoke High School students and one student from Salisbury, a relative.
If you want to know what an empty, meaningless political photo opportunity is look at Congressman Paul Ryan’s drop by at a food bank last week in Youngstown, Ohio.
A new study on the generosity of Americans suggests that states with the least religious residents are also the stingiest about giving money to charity.