| Apr 14, 2014
| 10:26 AM
I wrote last time about the United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley and its decision to change — or at least more sharply target — its mission for the next four-year funding cycle.
I spoke to people who support this new approach and the...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 4:43 PM
HMK Insurance in Bethlehem — the region's largest locally owned and independent agency — has striven to maintain a familial corporate culture even as it has gotten bigger.
Founded in 1914, HMK (Hampson, Mowrer, Kreitz) offers business and...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 4:36 PM
As Tuesday's income-tax deadline looms, experts have a word of caution for procrastinators: Filing your return at the last minute can be hazardous to your financial health.
Rushing to file leaves taxpayers especially vulnerable to making math errors,...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 12:44 PM
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Federal officials and Alaska nonprofits are rushing to set up a health insurance marketplace required under the federal Affordable Care Act by the Oct. 1 deadline.
Alaska is among 27 states that have refused to set up...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:05 AM
Donations to the 400 charities in the U.S. that raise the most money are slowing in 2013 after climbing 4% the year before, according to a new report released this morning by the Chronicle of Philanthropy.
The slowdown in post-recession philanthropy...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:46 AM
With about 525 volunteers and more than 50 service projects, residents of Lincoln, Boyle, Garrard and Mercer counties stepped out to give back to their communities Sept. 11 for Heart of Kentucky United Way’s 20th annual Day of Action.
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:08 AM
Representatives of more than 200 charitable organizations plan to go door to door Wednesday on Capitol Hill to convince members of Congress that it would be a mistake to eliminate or reduce tax deductions for charitable donations.
“The Congress is...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 11:03 AM
At the very top, at least, there is some profit in the nonprofit world.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy's annual executive compensation study, released Tuesday, said 34 of the top execs of some of the nation's biggest charities and foundations made $1...
| Jan 22, 2014
Patricia Meade made sure she had the day off for Martin Luther King Jr.'s holiday Monday.
The Joliet woman used a vacation day to take the day off from work so she could join about 450 people in Joliet to give back to the community by volunteering....
| Sep 9, 2013
| 6:06 AM
HIGHLAND — Lincoln County parents will have a new resource available to them this month for making sure their young children are prepared to learn before they start school.
A new "bornlearning Academy" at Highland Elementary School will begin...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 5:34 PM
Against a backdrop of skirmishes between Costa Mesa's organized labor and its conservative council majority is a kind of war on words.
On one side is Mayor Jim Righeimer and his supporters, who in an effort to save the city money say they're fighting...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:22 AM
Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. BUDWEISER MADE IN AMERICA FESTIVAL What does rap magnate Jay Z do to follow up last year’s Budweiser Made in America Festival, which brought two days of 30 top......