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Convenience stores contribute over $1 billion a year to charities, with a particular focus on local causes. (Graphic: Business Wire)
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ALEXANDRIA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 12, 2018--Convenience stores contribute or collect more than $1 billion to charities annually, according to a national...
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This month Virginia Tech announced that it received its largest donation ever, totaling $50 million from various leaders, including the...
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This week the Lego Foundation announced its partnership with the makers of Sesame Street to donate $100 million for its...
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In this collaboration with WHUT - Howard University Television, host Mark Oppenheim interviews nonprofit leaders from the Washington D.C. region...
FILE - In this Nov. 29, 2018 file photo, former mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg, speaks to the media in Jackson, Miss. Bloomberg’s philanthropy has announced a $50 million donation to help fight the nation’s opioid epidemic. Bloomberg Philanthropies says over the next three years it’ll help up to 10 states address the causes of opioid addiction and strengthen prevention and treatment programs. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's charity has announced a $50 million donation to help fight the...
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The Riley Children’s Foundation announced its $175 million campaign to help fund new pediatric research, patient care, newborn health and...
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In advance of Giving Tuesday (Nov. 27, 2018), Foundation Source, the nation’s largest provider of comprehensive support services to private...
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Leaders from nonprofits in Alaska, Minnesota, Texas and Washington D.C. discuss the important work that they do to strengthen their...
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The Toms shoe company founded by Blake Mycoskie is launching a $5 million donation campaign to end gun violence in...
Bloomberg Donation
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BALTIMORE (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Sunday he's donating $1.8 billion to his alma mater,...
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The Harold Hamm Foundation will donate $34 million to the Harold Hamm Diabetes Center at OU Medicine over the next...
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Nancy Vyskocil, President of the Northwestern Minnesota Foundation, discusses the importance of supporting small businesses to fuel the economy and...
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Facebook has announced a $214 million donation for the Silicon Valley Community Foundation in California, officially awarded through the Chan...
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The Swedish Wyss Foundation is investing a total of $1 billion in efforts to conserve the lands and oceans of...
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois has received a $4.5 million grant to help older foster children make the transition to...
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Paul Welle, Chairman of the George W. Neilson Foundation, discusses how the foundation supports local nonprofits to meet the needs...
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The Tableau Foundation announced that it will be donating more than $100 million worth in software, training and education to...
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BOSTON (AP) — The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston has received a gift of 52 works of art either...
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The Hospital for Special Surgery in New York received a $10 million grant earlier this week from the Stavros Niarchos...
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Matt Varilek, President of the Initiative Foundation, discusses one of the many projects that the organization supports through seed grants....
Wilson Foundation Waterfront Parks
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DETROIT (AP) — The Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation is helping remake waterfronts and improving recreational trail systems in two...
CBS Donation MeToo
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NEW YORK (AP) — CBS has hired the consulting firm Rally to help disperse $20 million to groups dedicated to...
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Salesforce announced earlier this month that its nonprofit organization, Salesforce Org, will be donating more than $18 million to Bay...
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Kriss Deiglmeier, CEO of Tides Foundation, discusses how the foundation's risk-taking approach has allowed it to achieve positive social change...

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