Moose Lodge Raising Money For California Wildfire VictimsThe Lockport Moose Lodge has been collecting donations to send to a fellow lodge in Clearlake Oaks, California, just north of San Francisco. That lodge has been housing and feeding 150 people forced to evacuate their homes due to wildfires this summer.
Tax Tips: What You Need to Know About Write Offs And DonationsKnowing what you can legitimately deduct off your taxes and what receipts you didn’t need to hold on to after all, can help both you and your accountant avoid a lot of headaches.
Good Samaritan Steps Up After Charity Donations StolenEvery two years, the Chicago Women Charity Players put on a production as a fundraiser, designating the proceeds for a different charity each time. On Sunday night, they staged a production of "The Music Man.” After the play, someone stole a lockbox with $2,000 in cash, along with checks and credit card receipts.
Forget About Ray Rice, The NFL Just Doesn't Care About WomenDear NFL, you need to prove that you think women actually have a worth.
Former Daley Aide Pleads Guilty To Embezzling From CharityGene Lee — a 65-year-old Chinatown community leader who for years was an aide to former Mayor Richard M. Daley — admitted in court Tuesday that he cashed more than 150 large charity checks at a Chinatown restaurant then kept part of the money for himself.
Harold Washington Library Displays Books Key To City's First LibraryPillows at the Harold Washington Library Center cushion the display of two books donated by Queen Victoria, who sparked British contributions to Chicago's first free public library.
Holiday Push On For Charity DonationsDaniel Borochoff of the independent watchdog group CharityWatch said charitable giving is up a bit this year among people with higher incomes, especially in giving stocks.
Philippines Diplomat: 'We Need Superheroes' In Wake Of TyphoonThe ranking diplomat for the Philippines in the Midwest estimated rebuilding will take two years after a typhoon ravaged the Pacific island nation, and he called for cash donations to help victims right away.
Veterans' Group Pulls Funding After Park District Member Sits During PledgeAfter a local veterans group halted donations to the Morton Grove Park District, because one board member was sitting down during the Pledge of Allegiance, a Naperville teacher has begun raising funds to replace that money.
Former Mayor Daley Gives Away Last Of His Campaign CashFormer Mayor Richard M. Daley made an unusual and unusually generous gesture on Wednesday, donating more than half a million dollars from his former campaign fund to various Chicago charities and other organizations.
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Ethics Committee Will Continue Investigation Into SchockThe House Ethics Committee says it will continue an investigation into U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock over allegations the Illinois Republican sought donations of more than $5,000 per donor to a super political action committee.