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Adam McKay Gives $4M for Climate Fund

Adam McKay pledges to donate $4 million to the Climate Emergency Fund, to support calls for more aggressive action against climate change. Adam McKay, American film director, producer, screenwriter, and comedian, got his start in the 1990s writing sketch comedy for Saturday Night Live. Comedy still features heavily in his art, but his latest big […]

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Cardi B Makes Huge Donation to Bronx Middle School

Cardi B surprised staff and students at her old middle school in the Bronx with a $100K donation, meant to expand tutoring and extracurricular options. Belcalis Marlenis Amanzar, better known as the singer/songwriter Cardi B, was born in New York City and grew up in the Bronx. As a teenager, she dealt with gangs and […]

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BLM Executive Under Fire

A BLM executive is being accused of stealing over $10 million in funds from Black Lives Matter donors, according to a lawsuit filed by BLM Grassroots. Shalomyah Bowers was hired in 2020 by the movement’s founders to help run the Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation (GNF), the administrative organization meant to raise financial support […]

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Nora Roberts Gives $50K to Library

Nora Roberts has donated $50,000 to support the library of Jamestown Township after its community voted to defund it over LGBT books. In August, Jamestown Township voters rejected a vote which would have continued most of the Patmos Library’s funding, because the library refused to cull LGBT books from their collection. According to the library […]

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Hamilton Donates Damages

Hamilton is donating the damages they won from a Texas church that put on an unlicensed, homophobic version of the famous musical. The Door Christian Fellowship Ministries from McAllen, Texas got caught up in the Hamilton craze, like the rest of us. But they took things several steps too far. On August 5 and 6, […]

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Dollar General Gives $1M to Feed America

Dollar General is donating $1 million to Feeding America to celebrate one year of partnership. Feeding America is a nationwide network of food banks, over 200 of them. As an organization, it’s the United States’ second large charity by revenue, and has a good reputation as a transparent, ethical charity. They receive support from all […]

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MercyOne NICU gets $1M Donation

MercyOne Children’s Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa, has just been given the largest donation in the hospital’s 129-year history. MercyOne was founded in 1893 by the Sisters of Mercy, a Catholic institute that founded education and health care facilities around the world. It has been a hospital continuously ever since. MercyOne NICU, their intensive care […]

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Humana Donates $500K For Flood Aid

Humana is donating $500,000 towards relief and recovery efforts for those affected by the floods in Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and the company’s home state of Kentucky. Humana Inc is one of the largest health-insurance providers in the U.S., currently ranked 41 on the Fortune 500 list. In 2021, the company reported a net income […]

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Frying Pan Tower Gets $25K Donation

Frying Pan Tower, a retired Coast Guard lighthouse, received a $25,000 donation from Amazon. Should keep the lights on a little longer. Frying Pan Tower is a light tower, 39 miles of the coast of Southport, North Carolina. It was built in 1964 to keep boats away from shallow, shifting shoals. For fifteen years, four-man […]

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Unlimited Tomorrow Gives Ukraine a Hand

Unlimited Tomorrow, a prosthetics company, is raising funds to send 100 3D-printed bionic limbs to Ukrainians injured in the Russian Invasion. Unlimited Tomorrow was founded in 2014 by Easton LaChappelle of Colorado, when he was 17. He’d been tinkering with robotics and 3D printing since he was 14. After talking to the parents of a […]