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July 17, 2013

Reports raise issue of nonprofits’ effectiveness – Tallahassee.com

Category: Charity Reports – Tags: – charityfinder 4:55 pm
 Reports raise issue of nonprofits effectiveness   Tallahassee.com
Reports raise issue of nonprofits' effectiveness
Tallahassee.com
Three reports about charities and the nonprofit sector were published recently and created quite a stir. The first is a story by the Tampa Bay Times and CNN that identifies America's 50 worst charities. They based their rankings on how much of the

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Giant python found in charity shop after police called to reports of ‘vomiting … – Metro

Category: Charity Reports – Tags: – charityfinder 4:55 pm
 Giant python found in charity shop after police called to reports of vomiting ...   Metro
Sky News Australia
 Giant python found in charity shop after police called to reports of vomiting ...   Metro
Giant python found in charity shop after police called to reports of 'vomiting
Metro
A 19ft (5.7m) python has been found in a charity shop after police were called to a suspected burglary. Officers were mystified by a chaotic crime scene including a hole in the ceiling and a smelly pool of vomit-like liquid – until they found the
19-Foot Python Breaks Into Charity Store In Queensland, AustraliaHuffington Post (satire)
19-foot python found in charity shopDigital Spy
19-Foot Python Raids Thrift ShopTIME
NPR (blog) -IBTimes.co.uk
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‘Worst Charities’ Report Prompts Calls for Charities to Respond – Chronicle of Philanthropy (subscription)

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 Worst Charities Report Prompts Calls for Charities to Respond   Chronicle of Philanthropy (subscription)
'Worst Charities' Report Prompts Calls for Charities to Respond
Chronicle of Philanthropy (subscription)
The inquiry by the Tampa Bay Times and the Center for Investigative Reporting, joined in recent months by CNN, highlighted charities that channel most of the money they raise to professional solicitors, mimic other charities' names, deceive donors on 


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May 8, 2013

Australia’s first charity celebrates 200 years – ABC Online

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 Australias first charity celebrates 200 years   ABC Online
Australia's first charity celebrates 200 years
ABC Online
Its early history provides an insight into the often unrecorded lives of poor people in the colony of Sydney, as Simon Frazer reports. SIMON FRAZER: Sydney had been settled by the British for just 25 years when the Benevolent Society first opened its

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Daley giving $540000 in campaign funds to charity – Chicago Tribune

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6 Daley giving $540000 in campaign funds to charity   Chicago Tribune
NBC Chicago (blog)
 Daley giving $540000 in campaign funds to charity   Chicago Tribune
Daley giving $540000 in campaign funds to charity
Chicago Tribune
Former Mayor Richard Daley is giving more than $500,000 remaining in his campaign fund to 13 charities, with the biggest bequest going to the After School Matters organization founded by his wife Maggie, a spokeswoman said Tuesday. He's also giving
Former Mayor Daley Donates Campaign Funds To CharityNBC Chicago (blog)
Former Mayor Daley Gives Away Last Of His Campaign CashCBS2 Chicago

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March 12, 2013

Report: Mich. Charities Get 35 Percent of Third-Party Funds Raised – The Nonprofit Quarterly

Category: Charity Reports – Tags: – charityfinder 5:11 pm
 Report: Mich. Charities Get 35 Percent of Third Party Funds Raised   The Nonprofit Quarterly
Report: Mich. Charities Get 35 Percent of Third-Party Funds Raised
The Nonprofit Quarterly
Michigan has joined the growing list of states that issue an annual report on third-party fundraising on behalf of charities. Michigan's Professional Fundraising Charitable Solicitation Report, issued by Attorney General Bill Schuette, is different


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March 11, 2013

Annual reports: you don’t have to be big to be great – Information …

Category: Charity Reports – Tags: – charityfinder 5:28 pm

Think annual reports are just about the numbers? Think again. Patrick Johnston tells Janet Gadeski that the top examples from the Voluntary Sector Reporting Awards were polished tools for fundraising, marketing and
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SPERCIAL REPORT: Beware of sidewalk charity solicitors – KTVU San Francisco

Category: Charity Reports – Tags: – charityfinder 5:26 pm
 SPERCIAL REPORT: Beware of sidewalk charity solicitors   KTVU San Francisco
SPERCIAL REPORT: Beware of sidewalk charity solicitors
KTVU San Francisco
Despite an investigative special report KTVU did on a charity scam last year during the holidays, it appears some con artists are back to collecting money for fake causes in front of Bay Area stores with police doing little to stop them. Last November

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A-Rod Family Foundation Gave Only 1% Of Donations To Charity: Report – Huffington Post

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6 A Rod Family Foundation Gave Only 1% Of Donations To Charity: Report   Huffington Post
Yahoo! Sports (blog)
 A Rod Family Foundation Gave Only 1% Of Donations To Charity: Report   Huffington Post
A-Rod Family Foundation Gave Only 1% Of Donations To Charity: Report
Huffington Post
One of the worst organizations was the A-Rod Family Foundation, which gave just 1 percent of its proceeds to charity during its first year of operation. The IRS stripped the foundation of its tax-exempt status after it stopped submitting required
Alex Rodriguez's charity gave only 1 percent of donations to charitable causesYahoo! Sports (blog)
Yankees superstar Alex Rodriguez among athletes falling short on charity Toronto Star
Alex Rodriguez's foundation gave 1% of funds to charities in 2006Bloguin (blog)
International Business Times -Examiner.com -Beauty World News
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March 8, 2013

Charity reports rise of the middle class rough sleepers – Manchester Evening News

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6 Charity reports rise of the middle class rough sleepers   Manchester Evening News
Manchester Evening News
 Charity reports rise of the middle class rough sleepers   Manchester Evening News
Charity reports rise of the middle class rough sleepers
Manchester Evening News
A homeless charity has seen a surge in middle class rough sleepers with some holding down jobs and even their own businesses on the streets. Mercy workers at Riverside ECHG say they are encountering an increase in numbers of people who have fallen


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