Charity

Tsunami damage in Kesennuma city, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan - Apr 14, 2011 (credit: YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)

Connecticut Keeps Helping Japan Through Stamford-Based AmeriCares

AmeriCares president Curt Welling told reporters that the third delivery of medical and hygiene supplies is now on it’s way from Toyko to Sendai.

04/15/2011

Stephen Paletta with Oprah Winfrey (credit: GiveBack.org)

Westchester Businessman Launches 100 Days Of Giving To Charity

After winning “Oprah’s Big Give” Port Chester businessman Stephen Paletta got to thinking – ‘Wouldn’t it be great if everyday people could set up their own foundations?’

04/15/2011

Classroom (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Charity To Announce Annual Scholarship Winners

A Long Island charity will announce the winners of its annual college scholarship this Friday in Babylon.

04/10/2011

Credit: Police Handout

Office Manager For L.I. Charity Accused Of Stealing Funds

The office manager of a well-known Long Island charity is charged with stealing more than $130,000 by using the organization’s credit cards for personal spending sprees, police said.

03/09/2011

winter coats

Kids Help Kids Less Fortunate Keep Warm During Winter

As the temperatures drop, families will need to keep their children warm so a group on Long Island is encouraging children to do just that and help other kids.

12/20/2010

Salvation Army bell-ringer

Salvation Army Says Donations Down 10 Percent In CT

The organization’s center in Waterbury is faced with the predicament of trying to aid people who used to be regular donors, now coming in to ask for assistance.

12/13/2010

Runners compete in the 2010 New York City Marathon - Nov 7, 2010 - Photo: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images

Charities Come Out Ahead In NYC Marathon

This year’s New York City Marathon truly was a run for the money – as it raised a record amount for charities.

12/02/2010

(Credit: Nordstrom)

Nordstrom Coming to SoHo!

Nordstrom, the Seattle based department store giant, has a new store opening — and it will leave you feeling as good about yourself as you do about your closet.

CBS New York–11/21/2010

The Sweet Things Bake Shop is run by the Lower Eastside Girls Club. The shop’s young ladies make whoopie pies, pumpkin pies and apple pies for charity.

NYC Girls Club Bakes Holiday Pies For Charity

If you’re searching for a sweet dessert for your holiday meal, there are some young bakers in New York City who are cooking up a storm in the name of charity.

11/19/2010

The runners of the New York City Marathon pass through Williamsburg - Brooklyn, NY - Nov 1, 2009 - Photo: Afton Almaraz/Getty Images

Charity Not Suffering At New York City Marathon

Charities have benefited from the long odds of getting into the New York City Marathon.

11/02/2010

Clerk counting money at cash register (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

Consumer Report: Shopping & Embedded Solicitation

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?

10/28/2010

St. Sen. Hiram Monserrate (C) enters court in the Kew Gardens neighborhood of Queens, NY - Oct 15, 2009 - Photo: Ellis Kaplan-Pool/Getty Images

Feds: Monserrate Used Charity To Fund Campaign

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.

10/19/2010

Bingo (File)

Queens DA: 3 Stole $830K From Church Bingo Games

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown says three people siphoned money intended for charity from church bingo games for years.

08/18/2010

Gary Oppenheimer, founder of AmpleHarvest.org

New Web Site Offers Harvest Of Hope For People In Need

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?

CBS 2–08/09/2010

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