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Despite Economic Recovery, Charities Still Struggling For Dollars

At a time when many people give to charity groups, the economy has improved, but there are still challenges in raising money.

11/28/2014

Jerry Sandusky. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Univ. Of Illinois Gives Penn State Settlement Money To 4 Charities

The University of Illinois has received its part of a settlement from the fallout from the Penn State child sex abuse scandal, and is passing on the money to four agencies that help families deal with the trauma of child abuse.

08/13/2013

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Charitable Donations Up, But Not Enough

Sonations to charitable organizations are up slightly. But other factors may mean a worsening situation for those in need.

WBBM Newsradio–12/24/2010