Wizards Take a Break from Basketball to Give BackThe Washington Wizards took a break from practice to help local kids bag food at the Capital Area Food Bank.
Support Group For Terminal Va. Boy Encourages Letter Campaign, 'Cure' License PlatesA 13-year-old boy in Leesburg, Virginia has a big team surrounding him with support during his battle with cancer.
Ex-Employee Sentenced for Theft From NonprofitA 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.
IRS Analysis: Wealthy Giving Less to CharityEven 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.
Annapolis Police Raise Money For Special Olympics Sitting On RoofA 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.
Baltimore-Based Charity Chosen For Google Glass Development ProgramGoogle has chosen five charities to develop ideas using Web-connected Google Glass to enhance their work.
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.
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.
Last Day of Year Among Biggest For Charity Gifts The last day of the year is one of the biggest days for charitable giving.
Downtown Silver Spring Christmas Tree Made of Toys That Will Be Donated to Needy ChildrenAll 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."
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.
Wealthiest Cabinet Member John Kerry Follows Obama, Hagel in Salary DonationThree Cabinet secretaries became the latest senior administration officials to give back part of their salaries, in the spirit of government spending cuts.