Heroes, zombies run to raise funds for charitable causes

SALT LAKE CITY – An event held Saturday allowed hundreds of people to suit up as their favorite superhero or embrace the zombie look while raising money for charitable causes. Salt Lake Comic Con’s The Hero Dash & Scare Out Polio Super Hero & Zombie 5K raised funds for the Huntsman Cancer Institute, Operation Underground […]

Heroes, zombies run to raise funds for charitable causes

SALT LAKE CITY – An event held Saturday allowed hundreds of people to suit up as their favorite superhero or embrace the zombie look while raising money for charitable causes. Salt Lake Comic Con’s The Hero Dash & Scare Out Polio Super Hero & Zombie 5K raised funds for the Huntsman Cancer Institute, Operation Underground […]

Among wealthy households, the average amount given to charity last year increased 28 percent, according to the 2014 U.S. Trust® Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy. Through an ongoing partnership with the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, the fifth in this series of biennial studies reveals a strong commitment to charitable causes among high net worth households.

Fidelity Charitable Donors Give to Ebola Relief Efforts

Fidelity Charitable donors are expected to step up contributions to Ebola relief causes after their giving got off to a modest start so far this year, according to a spokesperson for the charity.

Auto dealers increase charitable giving, focus on local communities

DETROIT, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Auto dealers continue to increase their level of giving to charitable causes, according to new survey data from the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) and Ally Financial. The bulk of this giving is staying in dealer's local communities, as nearly 90 percent of dealers said their contributions go to supporting community service and local …

Domestically and abroad, people of faith are far more likely to give time and money to charitable causes than are secular people

San Antonio charitable giving map by zip code

A new analysis of IRS charitable giving data shows the range of giving rates in San Antonio and the areas of town with higher income didn't always rank the highest.

Upper East Siders among nation’s most charitable: study

The Upper East Side is one of the most generous neighborhoods in the country, doling out more than $631 million in charity in 2012, a study has found. The affluent…

Building hope: Bay Area homebuilders lay foundation of charitable giving

Lori and Dave Sanson are photographed in the offices of their company, DeNova Homes, in Concord, Calif., on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014. The husband and wife homebuilding team have devoted their lives to charitable causes.

Credited with creating a new category of shopping called Charitable Commerce™, BiddingForGood connects consumers and marketers to thousands of charitable auctions, which increasingly have moved from the physical to the online world in an effort to attract and reach more bidders. The company provides a way for fundraisers to extend auctions to a greater community of charitable supporters who …