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Ice Bucket Challenge Becomes Nationwide Viral Sensation

By Mike Halterman | Saturday Aug 30, 2014
For those of you who are living under rocks, both normal people and celebrities, far and wide, have been participating in the "ice bucket challenge."

Dolly Parton Accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Aug 29, 2014
Joining a long list of celebrities and everyday people accepting the new ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness and funds for Lou Gehrig's disease is country music star Dolly Parton.

Ice Bucket Challenge May Change Nonprofit World

By Alicia Rancillo | Saturday Aug 23, 2014
The ice bucket challenge's phenomenal success is making other charitable organizations rethink how they connect with a younger generation of potential donors.

Reston Gallery's New Wizard of Oz Art to Benefit Habitat

By Doug Rule | Tuesday Aug 19, 2014
There's no place like Reston. At least not now, in light of the 75th anniversary of "The Wizard of Oz."

Bloomingdale's Fashionable Fundraiser Helps amfAR Fund a Cure for HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Aug 18, 2014
On August 20, Bloomingdale's will be hosting their semi-annual Fashionable Fundraiser to support amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, and their mission to raise awareness and funds to find a cure for HIV/AIDS.

Susan Blackwell Hosts "Volleygirls" Benefit for It Gets Better

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Jul 24, 2014
On July 30 at New York's supper club and cabaret 54 Below, Susan Blackwell hosts the "Volleygirls" fundraiser for the It Gets Better Project.

Mary Lambert Performs at R Baby Fundraiser at Hammerstein

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jul 21, 2014
On July 23 at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City, Mary Lambert and others will perform to raise funds at R Baby Foundation's Rockin' to Save Babies Lives benefit concert.

Miracle House Closes After 24 Years

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Jul 11, 2014
After 24 years, the health care charity Miracle House has announced they will shutter operations after one final fundraising drive for closing costs.

God’s Love We Deliver Launches "1,000 Tiles for Love"

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jul 8, 2014
As part of the renovation and expansion of their SoHo home at the Michael Kors Building, God’s Love We Deliver has announced the charity event "1,000 Tiles for Love."

Building Houses for HIV Orphans in Malawi: Part 2

By Shane Werle | Tuesday May 27, 2014
Volunteer Shane Werle traveled to Malawi in Africa, to build brick homes for some of the country’s many children orphaned due to HIV. Here’s the second part of his three-part tale.