Stories tagged: charity
Sat., Dec. 7, 2019
Tattoos for a cause: ‘We try to do a few things each year to contribute to the health and welfare of our community’
On Thursday and Friday, Electric Age Tattoo in downtown Coeur d’Alene awarded its customers free tattoos from pre-drawn flash sheets in exchange for donations to the Children’s Village, a North …
Fri., Dec. 6, 2019
While non-profit organizations often depend on local support, many aren’t willing or able to accept donations from the legal cannabis industry.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 2, 2019
Colleen Connors and her daughter, Sophie Owens, are two of the dedicated volunteers who keep the Christmas Bureau running smoothly every year as toys and books are given to children …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 26, 2019
It took more than 1,600 volunteers to put together and distribute 11,000 Thanksgiving meals for Tom’s Turkey Drive over the last several days. For many families, that meant they didn’t …
Sun., Nov. 24, 2019
Your Better Business Bureau offers the tips to keep in mind as you donate this holiday season.
Sun., Sept. 22, 2019
For the past two decades, Paula Bulkley has been racking up hundreds of hours of volunteer service at Shriner’s Hospital on the South Hill. The only thing that cuts into …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 24, 2019
Jake Peterson said ideas started going through his head for how he could help kids in need of shoes two weeks. He started a Facebook page for donations about a …
Tue., June 18, 2019
Charitable giving by individual Americans in 2018 suffered its biggest drop since the Great Recession of 2008-09, in part because of Republican-backed changes in tax policy, according to the latest …
Sat., Dec. 29, 2018
As a former model and long-time owner of downtown Spokane’s The Makeup Studio, Julie Farley knows a thing or two about putting your best face forward. But it’s not just …
Sat., Dec. 22, 2018
Dana Rowan wasn’t sure about sophomore Sydney Lyman’s pitch a few years ago to create a community service club at Mead High School. Then the teenager sent her a fully …
Tue., Dec. 18, 2018
President Donald Trump’s charitable foundation reached a deal Tuesday to dissolve while Trump fights allegations he misused assets for business and political purposes.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 30, 2018
Christmas tree display benefiting Spokane Symphony contains memorial for late auto dealer, philanthropist
The family of Marlene Kay “Marti” Hollenback, who died suddenly last spring, have developed a Christmas package full of the late philanthropist and community volunteer’s favorite things. The tree, sponsored …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018
The coin was discovered Thursday morning, wrapped in a $100 bill, according to the news release. It was also accompanied by an anonymous letter.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 27, 2018
Now in its seventh year, Giving Tuesday is a national response to the post-Thanksgiving commercial spending holidays that urges donors to consider charitable gifts. This year, several Spokane nonprofits will …
Sat., Nov. 24, 2018
‘Mrs. Santa’ and her ‘elves’ prepare for another season of giving at the Spokane Guild School on Black Friday
Marilyn Henderson, the retired program coordinator at the school for children with developmental disabilities, is prepping for yet another season of giving away toys to families. Henderson, who signs letters …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 18, 2018
Many Spokane organizations will be providing Thanksgiving meals over the holiday.
UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018
Washington sues two charities in national crackdown on groups that falsely claim to help veterans.
Sun., June 24, 2018
Better Business Bureau receives reports and complaints from around the country about a variety of fun runs that get canceled at short notice, often with no refunds. We also receive …
UPDATED: Thu., June 7, 2018
Jim Daly, president of the conservative Christian organization Focus on the Family, visited Coeur d’Alene on Thursday to promote the organization’s Wait No More adoption conference to be held in …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 28, 2017
In this season of giving, charity seems to be getting an extra jolt because next year the popular tax deduction for donations will lose a lot of its punch.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 24, 2017
J.J. Watt had a modest goal when he launched a fundraiser to benefit victims of Hurricane Harvey in Houston.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 29, 2017
Facebook is pledging $50 million a year to match disaster-relief donations, part of a bevy of tools and efforts around charitable causes the social media giant announced Wednesday.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 27, 2017
Collecting donations for the Christmas Bureau, a community effort devoted to providing food and toys to families for Christmas, largely takes place between Thanksgiving and Christmas every year.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 25, 2017
The aftermath of mass shootings in the U.S. invariably features an outpouring of donations for the victims and their families. These days, increasingly, that impulse to give is channeled through …
Mon., Nov. 20, 2017
Greater Spokane County Meals on Wheels plans to serve more than 1,200 turkey dinners at its 12 Silver Cafe locations on Wednesday and through its home-based delivery program.
Fri., Oct. 20, 2017
Jason Aldean’s moving rendition of “I Won’t Back Down” on “Saturday Night Live” will soon be raising money to help victims of the Las Vegas shooting.
Fri., Sept. 15, 2017
Pop star Rihanna played the role of slick bartender at her third Diamond Ball on Thursday night in New York City, encouraging the audience to drink up and donate money …
Fri., Sept. 15, 2017
President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee raised an unprecedented $107 million for a ceremony that officials promised would be “workmanlike,” and the committee pledged to give leftover funds to charity. Nearly …
Thu., Sept. 7, 2017
Montana’s Department of Agriculture is asking ranchers who received donated hay after a large fire or ongoing drought to keep an eye out for noxious weeds.
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017
President Donald Trump is pledging $1 million in personal money to Harvey storm relief efforts.