Charities have benefited from the long odds of getting into the New York City Marathon.
Embedded giving – when a cashier asks if you’d like to donate to charity – raises millions for non-profits every year, but is it something you want to be asked about every time you shop?
Hiram Monserrate, the disgraced Queens politician who was expelled from the state Senate after an assault conviction, is accused of funding his 2006 campaign with charity money.
Queens District Attorney Richard Brown says three people siphoned money intended for charity from church bingo games for years.
In the summertime, fresh garden produce is growing everywhere – even novice backyard gardeners can have a surplus of nutritious vegetables. But what to do with all that extra zucchini?