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Buy a Mother's Day meal or gift and support a favorite cause

Here’s a twist on buying Mother’s Day gifts, whether a meal out or a box of chocolates.

Pick from more than 2,600 online retailers and dozens of Baltimore area restaurants that make a donation to a favorite nonprofit charity for every purchase through GoodSearch, a Yahoo-powered search engine that works with more than 100,000 charities and schools., an online shopping portal that links to national chain stores such as Bloomingdales, Lands’ End and Sephora, gives a percentage of each purchase back to the shopper’s designated charity. And restaurants listed on donate up to 6 percent of the tab to the customer’s selected charity or school. In Baltimore...