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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

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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

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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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D.C. Charities Reduce Services Amid Government Shutdown

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.

10/08/2013

The richest member of President Barack Obama's Cabinet is giving back some salary, too, in the spirit of government-wide spending cuts. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for The Elton John AIDS Foundation)

Wealthiest Cabinet Member John Kerry Follows Obama, Hagel in Salary Donation

Three Cabinet secretaries became the latest senior administration officials to give back part of their salaries, in the spirit of government spending cuts.

04/04/2013

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Best Stores With A Cause In Washington DC

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.

03/19/2013

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Sneaker Collection Giveaway Inspires Teens to ‘Pay it Forward’

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.

02/03/2013

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Opinion: Paul Ryan’s Dish Washing Is As Fake As Romney/Ryan Budget Math

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.

10/16/2012

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