2020-09-27@20:51:59 GMT
285 results - (0.000 seconds)

News about Donate:

    DENVER (CBS4) – Various local nonprofits were gifted checks of $12,500 each in Denver this week. The donations are a kickstart to this year’s Light The World campaign organized by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. (credit: Denver) The nonprofits chosen to benefit from this year’s campaign are Clinica Tepeyac, Urban Peak Colorado, Struggle...
    BOSTON (CBS) – Food insecurity has been a growing problem during the coronavirus pandemic and a group of volunteers is pitching in to help. They created the Dorchester Community Fridge. Located on a sidewalk on Dorchester Ave, it is stocked daily with food and it is available to anyone who needs it, any time...
    MinnPost’s Fall Member Drive had the goal of inspiring 200 new/renewing members to support our nonprofit newsroom, and we reached that goal with exactly 200 members! We want to send an enormous thank you to the 200 MinnPost readers who donated during this drive, as well as all of our other MinnPost members! Your generosity fuels...
    MinnPost is working hard to bring you election coverage that takes you beyond the horse-race headlines and deep into understanding the forces seeking to shape Minnesota’s future. Our reporters need your support to make that happen. It’s the last day of our Fall Member Drive, and we’re 43 new/renewing members away from reaching our goal....
    It’s a big election year. There are competitive races across Minnesota, the results of which will determine legislative outcomes for years to come. Our reporters are hard at work bringing you the facts you need to make sense of the 2020 election and the issues shaping our state. But our nonprofit newsroom needs your member...
    Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have celebrated their recent birthdays by making a $130,000 donation to the nonprofit CAMFED, which supports the girls’ education in Ghana, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Zambia, and Tanzania. The couple announced they would match contributions of their fanbase, the Sussex Squad, who started a fundraising campaign titled “#InspiredByMeghan #InspiredByHarry.” CAMFED reports...
    Earlier this month, Arjun Kapoor had shared a post in which he mentioned that he has been tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The Bollywood actor also shared that he’s asymptomatic and will be under home quarantine and would be getting treated accordingly. As per latest reports, the actor would be donating plasma on the...
    Walmart, Amazon and other corporate giants donated money to the reelection campaign of a Tennessee state lawmaker who had used social media to amplify and promote the QAnon conspiracy theory, according to an Associated Press review of campaign finance records and the candidate's posts. The corporate support for a QAnon-promoting politician is another example of...
    Florida Rights Restoration Coalition's Desmond Meade at the Jan. 20 MLK Parade in St. PetePHOTO VIA FLORIDA RIGHTS RESTORATION COALITION/TWITTERAn effort to pay court-ordered costs for felons who have served their time behind bars is getting a $250,000 boost from MTV, VH1 and Comedy Central, the cable networks announced on Friday. The money will...
    CHICAGO (CBS)– Many of us are still looking for ways to help during the pandemic. CBS 2’s Lauren Victory found a brave young girl from Wheaton who hopes her story inspires others to help by donating blood. Jaqueline Hamann has been battling lymphoblastic leukemia for over two years. It’s a type of cancer of the...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philabundance is announcing a big donation to help fight hunger in the Philadelphia region. Volunteers from the grocery store chain Giant and the personal care company Unilever took part in a distribution of food and essentials Friday at Upper Room Missionary Baptist Church in West Oak Lane. (credit: CBS3) Giant and Unilever...
    Make a donation Making a donation is the fastest way to help dogs in need. Typically, most organizations accept donations in person, by credit card or PayPal. You will also have to choose whether you want to make a one-time donation or a monthly donation so that pets are always...
    An anonymous donor pledged to match $150,000 in American Red Cross wildfire relief on the west coast after watching a story on television about a Minnesota resident preparing to fill her disaster relief truck to provide food for those impacted by the fires in Oregon. Superior, Minnesota, resident Diane Dunder was driving a disaster relief...
    ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia coach Kirby Smart and his wife Mary Beth have committed $1 million to the university for programs supporting social justice and athletes impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, as well as an expansion of the Bulldogs’ football facility. The Smarts joined Detroit Lions quarterback and former Georgia star Matthew Stafford and...
    (CNN)Brad Paisley and his wife, actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley, are building on their efforts to fight hunger in America.September is Hunger Action Month and the couple announced that they are donating 1 million meals to help families struggling with hunger and food insecurity. Dubbed the "Million Meal Donation Tour," the initiative is a partnership between the...
    The browser extension, called RegretsReporter, is available for both Chrome and Firefox, and allows YouTube viewers to anonymously make their own video suggestions available to outside experts to study. “As you browse YouTube, the extension will automatically send data about how much time you spend on the platform, without collecting any information about what you...
    ORANGE COUNTY (KABC) -- Harald Herrmann heads up one of the largest food banks in Southern California, and now he's stepping up even more to help in this time of extreme need.Herrmann, CEO of Second Harvest Food Bank, is auctioning off his personal collection of Pablo Picasso prints to help feed the hungry.Herrmann has gone...
    We’re less than 50 days away from Election Day. In addition to the presidential race, there’s a seat in the U.S. Senate at stake, and all 201 members of the Minnesota Legislature will be on the ballot. The results of these contests will shape the politics and policies in Minnesota for years to come. That’s...
    The Duke and Duchess of Sussex made a $130,000 donation to an African girls' education charity to mark their recent birthdays, it has been revealed.  Prince Harry, 36, and Meghan Markle, 39, pledged the money to CAMFED, which supports girls' education across the continent, and said there is 'no better way to celebrate what really...
    MEGHAN Markle and Prince Harry have made a donation of £100,00 to a charity close to their hearts. The Duke, 36, and Duchess, 39, of Sussex, decided to match contributions from their fans, dubbed the Sussex Squad, who had raised money for Campaign for Female Education (CAMFED). 5Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have donated...
    Need fast cash? If you’re a survivor of the novel coronavirus and live in one Texas county, you may be in luck — if you donate plasma, that is. Officials in Bexar County, which San Antonio is a part of, are willing to pay survivors of the novel coronavirus money to donate their plasma to...
    It can be easy to focus on the sensational stories and overblown headlines that dominate news feeds. But at MinnPost, we want to provide our readers with election reporting that’s useful, not sensational. Fact-based, not fear-driven. We’re looking to report on the election in a way that makes you informed, because you read in-depth stories...
    SCIOTO — The American Red Cross needs people of all races and ethnicities to give blood to help ensure a blood supply as diverse as the patients who depend on it. For a small percentage of the population, finding someone else with the same blood type can be difficult. While the vast majority of people...
    SAN ANTONIO – If you’ve recovered from Covid-19, you could get paid to help others heal from the virus. A new initiative in Bexar County is underway, aimed at getting people who have Covid-19 antibodies to donate their plasma, which in turn could save lives of people suffering from severe cases. Survivor Angela Caporale is...
    By ELISHA SAUERS, The Virginian-Pilot NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Lesley Jenkins sat at her kitchen table in the glow of her computer screen. It was about midnight when she logged on to talk to a Sentara Healthcare medical team, which included a nutritionist, social worker and surgeon. They spoke for an hour about the risks...
    Google said Thursday that it had reined in the autocomplete function of its search engine to prevent it from favoring electoral candidates or political parties. It didn’t take long for WIRED to find—and Google to hurriedly fix—breaches of the new policy, suggesting it is a work in progress. WIRED found that typing “donate” into...
    DENVER (CBS4) – Vitalant is the first U.S. blood service provider to share its COVID-19 antibody positive rates from more than 250,000 donors. The company says the data will help support the pandemic response and preparedness efforts. (credit: Vitalant) The overall positive antibody rate was 2.26% in July, up from 1.37% in June. In the...
    In the fight against fake news, even a search engine’s autocomplete suggestions can create confusion. Google announced today that it’s updating its autocomplete policies related to elections, adding that it will “remove predictions that could be interpreted as a claim about participation in the election” as well as “predictions that could be interpreted as claims...
              Nashville physician Ming Wang is overseeing a new initiative to donate Aitken Bibles to the libraries and history departments of elementary, middle and high schools throughout Tennessee. “We are not putting this Bible in schools as a piece of religious teaching,” Wang told The Tennessee Star Tuesday. “This...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — With coronavirus cases still on the rise, blood donation banks are in desperate need of help. That is why members of the LGBTQ community are applauding a new push in Congress to change the rules about blood donation from gay men. Right now, the federal government says gay men may only donate...
    BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4)– September is “Donate for Mothers” month in Colorado. Vitalant is collecting blood to honor and support women who have had pregnancy-related complications. Dani Tyler happily donates blood every 8 weeks. She considers it a labor of love. Dani knows first-hand how it saves lives. (credit: CBS) “If we didn’t have blood supply...
    OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- Islamic leaders in Berkeley donated hundreds of facemasks and care packages Friday.The MTO Center teaches Sufi meditation.Their donation went to the Prescott-Joseph Center for Community Enhancement in Oakland. They have a breath-mobile which serves more than a dozen sites around the Bay Area."On the eve of the international day of charity...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — A multimillion dollar donation from businessman Ken Griffin against the graduated income tax proposal in Illinois is still peanuts compared to the millions Gov. JB Pritzker has thrown at getting the tax, an issue he ran on, passed. One lawmaker to CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov it is game on. There are...
    ENGLEWOOD — Hours after learning that a thief stole tablets and other school supplies for an Englewood back-to-school giveaway, people from all over the city pitched in to help. Now, the supply giveaway will go on as planned Saturday. Mothers Against Senseless Killings (M.A.S.K) founder Tamar Manasseh had been in Memphis building a homeless...
    LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Street artist Jeremy Novy is known for his paintings of koi fish across America and stencils with LGBTQ+ imagery. However, beneath the surface of his colorful stencil work are underlying messages that Novy hopes will spark a conversation."I like to kind of do activist things, sometimes social commentary, and put them...
    A couple of millionaires extended their helping hand and carried out a massive food distribution for residents affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in Little Havana. Donors decided to remain anonymous and only seek to provide support to those most in need. In addition to inspiring, motivating other South Florida millionaires...
    HINCKLEY, ILLINOIS (WLS) -- A group of volunteer parents in west suburban Hinckley raised $100,000 over the past four years to fund a new playground at Hinckley Big Rock Elementary School.Ashley Hughes, who is both a parent at the school and the school's secretary, led the entire project from start to finish."Our playground was over...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The Port of Los Angeles, Logistics Victory Los Angeles and CMA CGM Group donated 75,000 respiratory face masks to the United Farm Workers of America Monday to help those working outdoors amid the pandemic, wildfire smoke and extreme heat. “Farmworkers never take a day off, even in the face of threats to...
    DANBURY, Connecticut -- Comedian John Oliver upped the stakes in a tongue-in-cheek spat with a Connecticut city, offering to donate $55,000 to charity if officials follow through on a joke to name its sewage treatment plant after him.Mayor Mark Boughton said last week that Danbury was going to rename the facility the John Oliver Memorial...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — “This is Fashion 2020.” That’s what Annapolis native and fashion designer Christian Siriano says about masks, at least. Siriano has been hard at work making masks since March when they became an important part of peoples’ wardrobes. He has also been donating countless masks to frontline workers and those in need. RELATED...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Los Angeles Sparks point guard Chelsea Gray announced Friday the launch of the Chelsea Gray Assist For Equality program. Gray will donate $50 for every assist she records during the 2020 WNBA season, with Equality California Institute and Rock the Vote splitting the proceeds. The Sparks will then match her contribution....
    For Tony Kemp, wearing No. 42 on his back has always meant something special. He’ll wear it in green and gold for the A’s game against the Houston Astros Friday — on the new Jackie Robinson Day, postponed from its usual April 15 date due the pandemic-delayed season. He wore it in duct tape, too,...
    San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler will join a growing number of people in the baseball community to donate salary earned on Jackie Robinson Day to The Players Alliance. Kapler announced on Twitter Friday he’ll donate the money he’ll earn managing the Giants on August 28 against the Arizona Diamondbacks to The Players Alliance, which...
    Google Assistant is getting a new feature that makes it easier to donate money to important humanitarian and nonprofit organizations, starting with the Center for Policing Equity, an organization that works to promote police transparency and accountability. The news was announced today to coincide with the 57th anniversary of the March on Washington. The new...
    Google is making it easier for Assistant users to donate to an organization working to address racial bias in policing. Using your phone, ask Assistant to “donate to racial justice,” and the digital helper will then take you through contributing to the Center for Policing Equity. You’ll also find a dedicated card in Google Assistant’s Snapshot....
    New York Yankees: Aaron Boone stands with The Players Alliance to donate salary By: John Zarnowski August 28, 2020 PrevPreviousNew York Yankees News: Slugger Aaron Judge back on the IL, will be out twice as long ShareTweet0 SharesNew York Yankees’ manager Aaron Boone posted on Instagram Friday morning...
    DraftKings plans on donating 100 percent of its profits from the first day back of the NBA and WNBA to a charity involved with combating racial injustice, according to a tweet from @DraftKings. This announcement follows both the NBA’s and WNBA’s players boycotting games Wednesday and Thursday after Jacob Blake was shot seven times in...