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  • Bernie Sanders campaign down to less than $6 million in cash

    Bernie Sanders’ campaign had less than $6 million at the start of May, a critical cash shortage as he makes an admittedly tough final play to wrest the Democratic presidential …


  • Miss Manners: Number of fundraisers overwhelming

    DEAR MISS MANNERS: On a wonderful weekend in New York City with a friend and our two daughters, ages 9 and 12, we enjoyed a Broadway show, dinners out, sightseeing …


  • Idaho PAC against Otter raises $107,000 in week

    BOISE – A new group with ties to Republican Party central committees in two Idaho counties has raised more than $100,000 in the past week for campaign attacks on Idaho’s …


  • Spin Control: Summertime, and the deleting is easy

    OLYMPIA – Things are quiet enough at the Capitol that it’s possible to do something reporters generally avoid: clean out the unsolicited emails clogging up the inbox. We avoid wading …


  • Spotlight: With pledge drive completed, Interplayers keeps swinging

    Even though May’s monthlong pledge drive to save Interplayers Theatres was a success, Interplayers isn’t done fundraising. The Spokane combo 6 Foot Swing will perform at a fundraising dance party …


  • Guilds’ School penny drive moving full-speed ahead

    A local organization that helps young children with disabilities adapt to school life now has to adapt its own fundraising practices to comply with Spokane’s new panhandling laws. The Spokane …


  • Fraternity plans relay run to benefit ALS

    Eastern Washington University’s chapter of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity is planning a fundraising relay run from the Cheney campus to the Wild Horse monument near Vantage, Wash., Friday through …


  • GOP VP candidate Ryan raising funds in Seattle

    SEATTLE — Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan will be in the Seattle area today as part of a fundraising swing through the Northwest.


  • Gun top prize in fundraising raffle for shot deputies

    A handgun is the top prize at a fundraiser raffle for two Spokane County sheriff’s deputies shot by a heroin trafficking fugitive last month.


  • Gay marriage supporters raise $952K in June

    OLYMPIA — Supporters of gay marriage in Washington state said today that they raised more than $952,000 last month for the campaign to uphold the state’s new law, which is …


  • UI goes public with $225 million capital campaign

    Officials at the University of Idaho are going public with a $225 million capital campaign aimed at bringing in money for scholarships, new faculty and upgrades to laboratory and classroom …


  • Salvation Army makes final push for donations

    With three days of bell-ringing to go before Christmas, the Spokane Salvation Army is still $75,000 short of its $385,000 fundraising goal.


  • Spin Control: GOP should be careful with fix for McKenna bind

    OLYMPIA – Washington Republicans are exercised over a wrinkle in state election laws that restricts some candidates, but not others, from raising money during a legislative session. Their concern is …


  • Girl Scouts ramp up fundraising

    Say “Girl Scouts” and people are likely to answer with “cookies, camp and crafts.” Everyone wants their Samoas or Thin Mints when cookie time comes around, and most organizations would …


  • Ice arena: Welcome to the new Frontier

    A nonprofit ice arena in Coeur d’Alene that has been rebuilding since a 2008 roof collapse received a major boost Thursday when Frontier Communications announced a seven-year, $175,000 contribution. As …


  • Motorcycle ride cancer fundraiser

    The Inland Empire Motorcycle Coalition will hold its 10th annual ride on Saturday to benefit the American Childhood Cancer Organization of the Inland Northwest, formerly Candlelighters of the Inland Northwest. …


  • Obama raises more than $86 million for campaign, DNC

    President Barack Obama collected $86 million combined for his re-election campaign and the Democratic party during the past three months, giving him a large fundraising advantage over the Republican field …


  • Face Time: Raffle proceeds make Really BIG difference

    Every year in July, the North Idaho College Foundation holds its largest fundraiser. Only 5,000 tickets are sold for the Really BIG Raffle, at $100 apiece. The grand prize is …


  • Trike races help cancer organizations

    Bill Heitner was just stopping in for a beer on his way home from work a couple of years ago. He had just moved to the Minnehaha neighborhood, and a …


  • Giving falls short of goals

    When it came to charitable giving this holiday season, the Spokane spirit was willing even if the economy is still weak. Four of the Inland Northwest’s most prominent charities reported …


  • Riders from Sandpoint focus on autism

    For the past 12 years, David and Lisa Barth, of Sandpoint, have cocooned around their small family, maxed out with the day-to-day challenge and joy of raising an autistic son. …


  • Make sure generosity hits mark, officials say

    Top state officials are warning kind-hearted Washingtonians this holiday season not to contribute to corporate greed by giving to fundraising organizations that take too big a cut. About a quarter …


  • Allen’s $26 million gift will go to WSU’s animal health school

    SEATTLE – Washington State University is getting a $26 million donation from its richest dropout, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, the school said Thursday. The gift for the university’s School for …


  • Street-corner donors feed dreams to get back to Africa

    Fundraising in a flaccid economy is a challenge. Even established nonprofit organizations are struggling because people hold on to their change and cut back on charity as their paychecks shrink. …


  • Street-corner donors feed volunteer’s dreams

    Fundraising in a flaccid economy is a challenge. Even established nonprofit organizations are struggling because people hold on to their change and cut back on charity as their paychecks shrink. …


  • Honoring fallen heroes

    It’s a place to reflect on the sacrifices of others, where fallen heroes will be remembered and future generations will gather to learn under a promise to “never forget.” Yet, …


  • Museum raises funds for new home

    The Cheney Historical Museum has been keeping the history of Cheney, Four Lakes, Marshall, Tyler and Amber alive for years. The people, schools and some incorporated towns have come and …


  • Catholic Charities misses fund goal

    Emptying the mailbags at Catholic Charities on the morning of Dec. 27 is a coveted job, because that’s usually the day the charity reaches its Christmas Collection goal. This Christmas, …


  • Christmas Fund 1994 Thousands Benefited From Fund

    Organizers of the annual Spokesman-Review Christmas Fund see 1994 as anything but a miss. The fund, which began the day after Thanksgiving, collected $359,153.20, about $37,000 less than the $396,591 …

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