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It seemed like business as usual around Downtown Huntington Beach on a foggy Saturday morning, as residents walked up and down Main Street for their morning walk and a cup of coffee. But little did the locals know that from the fog would emerge at least...
The Habit Burger Grill, an Irvine-based restaurant chain, opened its first location in Huntington Beach on Wednesday. But first, the restaurant held three fundraisers to benefit local charities and organizations, said Mike Mirkil, the growing chain's...
Sandy Segerstrom Daniels' passion for helping children began when she was a child herself. Her first time helping a children's organization came when her eighth-grade teacher offered the opportunity to the class as a means of receiving extra credit....
Bucking longstanding patterns in the United States, more poor people now live in the nation's suburbs than in urban areas, according to a new analysis. As poverty mounted throughout the nation over the past decade, the number of poor people living in...
Sister Guadalupe Stump, the daughter of Mexican immigrants, was a professor of social work when she decided to put her words into action and leave academia to assist social organizations. She later joined Sisters of Mercy and focused on social causes,...
A 24-hour charity marathon raised more than $600,000 for Anne Arundel County nonprofit groups this week. The "Great Give," organized by the Community Foundation for Anne Arundel County, encouraged donors to give to their favorite charities through a...
Tags: Annapolis, Social Issues, Charity
A free speed camp for 200 pre-registered Imperial Valley children, ages 10 to 18, will be hosted Saturday by G-Rob Fitness and the House of Hope Advisory Committee at Southwest High in El Centro, stated a press release from the Catholic Charities...
Hoping to lure car enthusiasts to local businesses while also raising money for children's charities, the Exchange Club of Pompano Beach is getting set to host its fifth annual Benefit Classic Car Show. Nearly 100 vintage cars will be on display from...
Tags: Passenger Cars, Business, Social Issues, Charity, Pompano Beach
Classic car events with tours or rallies are nothing new. One touring the largest military base on the West Coast is. For the first time ever, Camp Pendleton will open its gates for auto enthusiasts to tour its 125,000-acre facility on June 21. The...
Hundreds of Anne Arundel County charities are hoping to get a fundraising boost from a round-the-clock, online donation event. The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County will host the "Great Give" from 7 p.m. Wednesday through 7 p.m. on Thursday....
Tags: Social Issues, Charity, Human Interest
The term "welfare" is defined as the general well-being of an individual or group of individuals. However, when used in association with government services, the term has unfortunately developed a negative connotation. One state agency that suffers from...
Promoting gambling Mayor Rahm Emanuel has made a video using the plight of Chicago's schoolchildren to promote the building of a casino in Chicago. This resurrects sad memories for many of us of the Illinois Lottery's self-justification in 1974 that...
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