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Review: Dan Reynolds does Xbox Game Pass Challenge for LGBTQ charities Special

Salt Lake City - On Saturday, June 29, Dan Reynolds, the lead singer of Imagine Dragons, competed in the Xbox Game Pass Challenge for LGBTQ charities.

How Canadian charities can work better with technology

Toronto - The recent Capital One Digital For Good Summit presented findings that showed around half of all Canadian charities state they are not able to keep up with today’s technology-driven society.

Leading charities in call for Aleppo truce

Birut - Leading charities called Saturday for a ceasefire in the battered Syrian city of Aleppo, ahead of a meeting of world powers in Switzerland to discuss the carnage.

Migrant numbers in Calais 'Jungle' up 12%: NGOs

Lille - The squalid migrant camp known as the "Jungle" in France's northern port of Calais has become home to nearly 1,000 more people since August, bringing the total to more than 10,000, two charities working there said Monday.

Feds: Cancer charities a 'sham'

The United States Government has filed suit against a quartet of cancer charities, alleging the non-profits have scammed consumers for over $180 million.

A small business angel seeking to help sustain charities Special

Usually business is, as they say, "business as usual". Steve Feldman's business is more of the unusual as he specifically became an entrepreneur and begun his small business as a way to bring big payouts to charities.

Prince William leaves military to focus on royal duties

Prince William will soon be serving a variety of charities. He will also focus more of his time on royal duties. The new emphasis in his life will come as he leaves the air force.

Op-Ed: The latest quaint ministerial advice to old age pensioners

What should the "well-off" elderly do with their winter fuel allowances? According to one government minister, they should donate them to charity.

Facebook users can choose charities to which Target will donate

Mississauga - Target Canada has teamed up with six charities and will donate $1 million through "Give With Target." However, the retailer will give its Facebook users the opportunity to choose what charity Target donates $100 to.

3 Wheels, 2 brothers, 1 Mission: Around the world in a Tuk Tuk Special

Mayenne - The French department of Mayenne, in north west France, was this week the test-bed in preparation for a unique and ambitious attempt by two brothers to travel 45000 kilometers circumnavigating the globe in a tuk-tuk.

Op-Ed: NGOs: The Parasitic Altruists

Some NGOs genuinely contribute to enhancing welfare, to the mitigation of hunger, the furtherance of human and civil rights, or the curbing of disease. Others are ideologically biased, religiously-committed and, often, at the service of special interests.

Relief effort underway in Joplin, Missouri

Joplin - Within hours of the devastating tornadoes in Missouri and Minnesota last night, emergency agencies like the American Red Cross and AmeriCares were on the scene.

Lady Gaga uses Facebook for a charitable cause

Iconic pop star Lady Gaga is once again using her power in the music industry for a good cause by teaming up with Robin Hood Foundation, a charity that donates towards the homeless youth of New York.

Charities call for better protection for tenants in cold homes

A group of 15 organisations have joined together to call on the government to better protect tenants who are living in cold, poorly insulated homes.

Americans donate $300 billion to charities in 2007

Despite economic woes in the country, U.S. citizens donated more than $300 billion to charities worldwide in 2007. About 75 per cent of donations came from individuals.

Op-Ed: Survey says theft from US charities and non-profits costing $40 billion a year

The cost of theft from the non-profit sector is estimated to be about 13% of donations in 2006, according to a new study. It figures out as about 6% of total revenue. Skeptics of the figures agree that even half that figure would need to be addressed.

Money Doesn't Buy Happiness -- Giving Does

It's that time of the year. Charities are out in droves trying to get your hard-earned cash. According to the Social Capital Community Benchmark Survey, those who pull out their wallet just may be a happier lot for it.

While people starve Zimbabwe government announce new charities controls

In Zimbabwe the average lifespan for a male is now age 37 and the average lifespan for a female is now age 34. Infant mortality rates are 81 deaths for every 1,000 live births.

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