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Giving to public society benefit

Dec 8, 2013
Public society benefit includes organizations who work with voter education, civil rights and civil liberties.
Posted In: voter education, civil rights

Giving to the environment and animals

Dec 8, 2013
The number of environmental charity groups has been steadily growing over the past decade.
Posted In: environmental, animal rights

Giving to health

Dec 8, 2013
Organizations in health sector include hospitals, primary care facilities and health research.

Giving to education

Dec 8, 2013
Compared to other charity sectors, donating to education appears to be on the rise.

Giving to religion

Dec 8, 2013
Tithing, general contributions and other ways that Americans give to their church.

As fast food workers go on strike, Obama argues for increasing minimum wage

Dec 5, 2013
Fast food workers across America are striking today, asking for $15 an hour. Their employers may not be sympathetic to their cause, but they have a friend in the White House.
Posted In: fast food, minimum wage, living wage

Marketplace and KQED discuss the new era of philanthropy

Dec 4, 2013
Join Marketplace Morning Report's David Brancaccio and KQED's Scott Shafer for a special event at the Nourse Theater in San Francisco.

One student's path to an elite university

Dec 3, 2013
For George Alvarez, the decision to apply to Johns Hopkins was a "happy accident." Most low-income, high-achieving high school students don't apply to any selective colleges.
Posted In: Education, college admissions, college

"Tragedy as a generation" for U.S. youth

Dec 3, 2013
Young Americans, between the ages of 16 and 24, have been hit awfully hard by the financial crisis.
Posted In: youth unemployment, financial crisis

Detroit bankruptcy given the go-ahead

Dec 3, 2013
The judge ruled that Detroit will have the protection of bankruptcy court as it seeks to get out from under its debts.
Posted In: Detroit bankruptcy

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