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Cardin, nonprofit leaders discuss how to improve Baltimore after riots [The Baltimore  
Bloomberg - 2 Hours ago
July 07--Baltimore philanthropic and faith leaders on Monday identified the lack of job opportunities for impoverished communities as a key obstruction to the city's recovery after the riots in April.     Add Comment

Wipro's Azim Premji allocates addtional 18% stake in company to fund philanthropy 
Economic Times - 87 Minutes ago
BENGALURU: Wipro's billionaire chairman Azim Premji, the first Indian to sign the Giving Pledge, has set aside more than half of his wealth for charity by allocating an additional 18% stake in the company
With 18% more, philanthropy begins at Wipro for Premji | How TCS' iON has become  Economic Times
Wipro's Azim Premzi allocates addtional 18% stake in company to fund philanthropy Economic Times
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Billionaire Warren Buffett donates record $3.... 
Asiaone - 75 Minutes ago
NEW YORK - Warren Buffett on Monday donated about US$2.84 billion (S$3.84 billion) of Berkshire Hathaway Inc stock to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and four family charities, as part of the billionaire's     Add Comment

Salvation Army seeks donations... 
LocalNews7.com - 109 Minutes ago
It’s hot. So the Salvation Amy in Roswell is looking to the community to help others cool off. ROSWELL, N.M. They are holding a drive to stock their supply of fans to give out to people in need throughout     Add Comment

Early help for children cut by half, say charities 
NewsRT.co.uk - 31 Minutes ago
Funding to help vulnerable children in England has been cut by nearly £2bn over the last five years, say charities. Early help by local authorities has been "a casualty of government spending cuts",     Add Comment

Oxfam trailwalker moves on (Fuseworks) 
Yahoo! News Australia - 40 Minutes ago
Oxfam New Zealand has decided to move its Trailwalker event to Whakatane from 2016 after 10 years in Taupo.    Add Comment

Charity stepping in to help deaf kids 
Farming - 33 Minutes ago
More than fifty deaf kids could have their hearing restored if The National Foundation for the Deaf is successful in it's latest fundraiser. But CEO Louise Carroll thinks it is a tragedy that a charity     Add Comment

Nonprofit Group Tied to Marco Rubio Raises Millions While Shielding Donors 
New York Times - 41 Minutes ago
A tax-exempt group formed by allies of Senator Marco Rubio said it plans to spend over $20 million on advertising. The group is not required to disclose its donors.    Add Comment

Oxfam trailwalker moves on 
Yahoo!Xtra - 47 Minutes ago
Taupo District Council Share Share - Yahoo New Zealand Oxfam New Zealand has decided to move its Trailwalker event to Whakatane from 2016 after 10 years in Taupo. However, negotiations are already     Add Comment

Buffett gives record $2.84 billion to Gates, family non profit organizations – Reuters 
NewsListOnline - 49 Minutes ago
Reuters/Lane Hickenbottom/Files The non profit organizations typically sell contributed shares to invest in their activities, reflecting Buffett’s desire the money be spent. Buffett also makes more     Add Comment

United Way names new board members 
Big News Network - 49 Minutes ago
United Way of Salt Lake has welcomed five new members to its board of directors and confirmed new members of the board's executive committee for the 2015-16 fiscal year. ...    Add Comment

American Red Cross, City of Cape Coral, GA Telesis and Zerto to Participateing in  
Live Trading News - 51 Minutes ago
Zerto, setting the standard for disaster recovery in virtualized and cloud environments, today announced the American Red Cross, City of Cape Coral, GA Telesis, and Zerto will participate in a hurricane     Add Comment

Buffett donates record $2.84 billion to Gates, family charities – Reuters 
NewsListOnline - 49 Minutes ago
(Reporting by Jonathan Stempel in New York; Editing by Richard Chang) Also receiving donations were the Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation, named for Buffett’s late first wife, and the Howard G. Buffett,     Add Comment

Centre On Philanthropy’s Appreciation Reception 
Bernews - 68 Minutes ago
The Centre on Philanthropy — whose mission is to support and advocate for an effective and sustainable third sector — hosted their 8th annual Member Appreciation Reception on Thursday, June 25th. Non-profits,     Add Comment

Charities investigated for 'calling vulnerable people for money' 
ACQ Magazine - 80 Minutes ago
NSPCC, British Red Cross, Oxfam and Macmillan Cancer Support accused of contacting people registered with government’s cold call opt-out database The Information Commissioner’s Office is to investigate     Add Comment

Rockford nonprofit La Voz Latina able to reopen 
Big News Network - 85 Minutes ago
because state officials said they wouldn’t send state dollars to the agency, 730 N. Church St., until legislators resolved a budget deficit of approximately $4 billion. La Voz has ...    Add Comment

NGO offers free facial surgery to 502 patients 
People Daily - 74 Minutes ago
Share This Tags An Abuja-based Nongovernmental Organisation (NGO), Cleft and Facial Deformity Foundation, has operated on 502 patients in across communities in the Federal     Add Comment

How some health insurers ended up as nonprofits 
Marketplace - 99 Minutes ago
Blue Shield of California was stripped of its nonprofit tax-exempt status by the California Franchise Tax Board in 2014. Now, the Los Angeles Times has reported on an audit of the huge California health     Add Comment

Why charity is a new hot marketing tool 
Big News Network - 2 Hours ago
pulling Photoshop pranks that have tricked the mainstream media. It even has its own beer company, Resignation Brewery. But, while its readers have helped it bring in more than $10 million ...    Add Comment

Egypt Wants To Jail Journalists For Not Falling In Line. Its Been Trained By A US  
Big News Network - 104 Minutes ago
file photo, from left, Mohammed Fahmy, Canadian-Egyptian acting bureau chief of Al-Jazeera, Australian correspondent Peter Greste, and Egyptian producer Baher Mohamed ...    Add Comment
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Poll shows Manitobans believe residential schools were cultural genocide 
CTV News - 31 Minutes ago
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission's report on residential schools called the era in Canadian history "cultural genocide" and a new poll says the majority of Manitobans agree the term fits. Clarence     Add Comment

Analysis: Making sense of Germany’s vote against Israel in the UN Human Rights Council 
Jerusalem Post - 46 Minutes ago
BERLIN – In a year full of celebrations marking 50 years of German-Israel diplomatic relations, diplomatic niceties were absent at last week’s UNHRC Gaza report vote in Geneva, where the Merkel administration     Add Comment

Latest humanitarian snapshot highlights flooding in India, Bangladesh and China 
Africa News Wire - 116 Minutes ago
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Bangladesh, China, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Philippines, Solomon Islands Continuing rainfall     Add Comment

Balkan route a road of beatings for migrants, refugees: Amnesty 
XinMsn - 2 Hours ago
By Maria Caspani NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Police in some Balkan nations are abusing thousands of refugees, asylum seekers and migrants, many of them children, as they travel across the     Add Comment

UN commences screening of Boko Haram victims for skills acquisition 
Vanguard - 2 Hours ago
Gombe—The United Nations, UN, has commenced the screening of 2,000 Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, for the first phase of providing means of livelihood and early recovery support scheme to victims
UN commences screening of Boko Haram victims for skills acquisition People Daily
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Ministry of Foreign Affairs' report on Zayed Humanitarian Work Day 
Noodls - 112 Minutes ago
T The United Arab Emirates observed on 6th July 2015 for the fourth consecutive year the anniversary of Zayed Humanitarian Work Day as per the resolution of the Cabinet issued in November 2012, designating
ABU DHABI, 6th July, 2015 (WAM)–The United Arab Emirates ... Federation of Arab News Agencies
ABU DHABI, 6th July, 2015 (WAM)–The United Arab Emirates observed on 6th July 2015  Federation of Arab News Agencies
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UN envoy in Yemen amid humanitarian catastrophe 
Yemen Post - 58 Minutes ago
The UN envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh arrived in the capital city of Sanaa on Sunday in a new effort to make the conflict parties agree to a humanitarian ceasefire in Yemen.  He told reporters that he will     Add Comment

Human rights group wants royal inquiry into WSJ expose 
Malaysian Insider - 73 Minutes ago
A Royal Commission of Inquiry must be set up to investigate allegations in The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) that billions of ringgit were deposited into the prime minister's personal bank accounts, says     Add Comment

Summer Human Rights Film Program: “The Noise of Cairo” 
Events At Stanford - 2 Hours ago
Sponsored by: Camera As Witness Program, Stanford Summer Session, Stanford Continuing Studies Program, Stanford Arts Institute The Noise of Cairo is a cinematic adventure, following the interplay between     Add Comment

Human Rights Lecture Series: The Global Assault on Expression 
Events At Stanford - 2 Hours ago
The Human Rights Program is sponsored by Stanford Summer Session in collaboration with Stanford Continuing Studies, the Stanford Master of Liberal Arts program, and the United Nations Association Film     Add Comment

A milestone in UAE history 
The Gulf Today - 2 Hours ago
ABU DHABI: The United Arab Emirates is celebrating Zayed Humanitarian Work Day, which falls on the 19th day of Ramadan every year, in memory of the founder of the state, the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan
Zayed Humanitarian Work Day: A Milestone In The History Of The United Arab Emirates UAE Today
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Toby Keith's restaurant in financial trouble before closing, documents show [Orlando  
Bloomberg - 22 Minutes ago
July 07--The owners of Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill owed more than $1.5 million to its landlord and contractors before shuttering the restaurant Thursday, according to liens filed in Orange County
Essex Rental Corp. Announces Corporate Governance Changes and Cost Savings Bloomberg
Volaris Reports June 2015 Traffic Results, Passenger Traffic Growth of 24% Bloomberg
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Sri Lanka polls timed ahead of UN war crimes report to foil Rajapaksa comeback 
Daily Times - 38 Minutes ago
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s August elections have been timed to stop a comeback by war-time president Mahinda Rajapaksa, who remarkably may see his popularity rise in coming months if criticised for war crimes
Polls timed to foil Rajapaksa comeback? Asian Age
Sri Lanka polls timed to foil Rajapaksa comeback Reuters India
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Balkan route a road of beatings for migrants, refugees - Amnesty 
Reuters Africa - 3 Hours ago
By Maria Caspani NEW YORK, July 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Police in some Balkan nations are abusing thousands of refugees, asylum seekers and migrants, many of them children, as they travel     Add Comment

Ethel Kennedy and the Dalai Lama, spiritual and temporal leader of Tibet, applaud  
ABC News - 7 Hours ago
Ethel Kennedy and the Dalai Lama, spiritual and temporal leader of Tibet, applaud during the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award ceremonies at Georgetown University, Nov. 9, 1997, in Washington.    Add Comment

The Latest: Germany mindful of humanitarian issues in Greece 
San Francisco Chronicle - 13 Hours ago
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New U.S. policy of little help to Central American families who live in fear 
Los Angeles Times - 14 Hours ago
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced recently that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement would finally discontinue long-term detention of families who have established eligibility for     Add Comment

Support for Egypt's War Against Terrorism Essential, But Need Not Preclude Human  
Bloomberg - 15 Hours ago
/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coptic Solidarity strongly supports President El-Sisi's declared war on terrorism to combat Islamist forces intent on impeding a stable and prosperous future for Egypt. The     Add Comment

UN agency welcomes new proposals by Southeast Asian States to address region refugee  
Bloomberg - 18 Hours ago
The United Nations refugee agency today welcomed proposals by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to set up a task force and trust fund to respond to the irregular movement of refugees
UN Agency Welcomes New Proposals by ASEAN Qatar News Agency
NEW YORK, 4th July, 2015 (WAM) — The United Nations refugee agency has welcomed  Federation of Arab News Agencies
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Gilbert Melendez will be yanked from his upcoming fight for testing positive for  
TickerTech.com - 5 Hours ago
MMA's Melendez tests positive for banned substance Jul. 6. /UPI/ -- Copyright 2015 United Press International, Inc. (UPI). Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any
Amanda Peterson, the actress who starred opposite Patrick Dempsey in "Can't Buy  TickerTech.com
A judge on unsealed court documents revealing a deposition Bill Cosby gave in 2005  TickerTech.com
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