Charity fundraising

Refugee women chant slogans during a protest against the U.S. for withholding $65 million from Palestinian aid programs, in front of the UNRWA offices in the Nusseirat refugee camp, central Gaza Strip, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. The Trump administration on Tuesday cut tens of millions of dollars in money for Palestinian refugees, demanding that the U.N. agency responsible for the programs undertake a "fundamental re-examination," the State Department said. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
January 17, 2018 - 10:54 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The U.N. agency that serves Palestinian refugees and their descendants says it is launching a global fund-raising appeal in hopes of making up for funding cuts announced by the United States. The Trump administration on Tuesday suspended $65 million for UNRWA, demanding it...
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration is preparing to withhold tens of millions of dollars from the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees, cutting the year's first contribution by more than half or perhaps entirely, and making additional donations contingent on major changes to the organization, according to U.S. officials. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
January 14, 2018 - 11:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is preparing to withhold tens of millions of dollars from the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees, cutting the year's first contribution by more than half or perhaps entirely, and making additional donations contingent on major changes to the organization...
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January 14, 2018 - 2:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is preparing to withhold tens of millions of dollars from the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees, cutting the year's first contribution by more than half or perhaps entirely, and making additional donations contingent on major changes to the organization...
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January 14, 2018 - 1:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Trump administration is preparing to withhold tens of millions of dollars from the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees, cutting the year's first contribution by more than half or perhaps entirely, and making additional donations contingent on major changes...
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January 12, 2018 - 12:07 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's attorney general says more than 4,700 clothing donation bins statewide now disclose whether they're being used for charitable or for-profit purposes. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (SHNEYE'-dur-muhn) says bins that take in clothing and other items must make the...
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January 11, 2018 - 6:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The producers of the hit Broadway musical, "A Bronx Tale," plan to donate $4 for every ticket sold to performances from Jan. 16 through Jan. 21 to help families affected by a deadly apartment building fire in the Bronx. The donations will go to The Child Reach Foundation, co-founded...
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January 08, 2018 - 2:00 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's Emory University is receiving a $400 million gift — the largest in the history of the institution — to find new cures for disease and improve lives. The private school in Atlanta announced on Monday that the Robert W. Woodruff Foundation has pledged the money for medical...
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Sean Penn arrives at the 2018 Sean Penn J/P Haitian Relief Organization Gala at Milk Studios on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
January 07, 2018 - 5:55 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sean Penn and Leonardo DiCaprio used the eighth annual benefit for the J/P Haitian Relief Organization to publicly praise each other's philanthropic work. DiCaprio was the guest of honor at the $15,000-a-plate dinner Saturday night at Milk Studios, which raised more than $3.5...
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Sean Penn arrives at the 2018 Sean Penn J/P Haitian Relief Organization Gala at Milk Studios on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
January 07, 2018 - 4:27 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sean Penn and Leonardo DiCaprio used the eighth annual benefit for the J/P Haitian Relief Organization to publicly praise each other's philanthropic work. DiCaprio was the guest of honor at the $15,000-a-plate dinner Saturday night at Milk Studios, which raised more than $3.5...
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FILE - This Dec. 2, 2014 file photo shows the exterior of the Motown Museum in Detroit. The Detroit museum says it's received $500,000 from the Hudson-Webber Foundation supporting its expansion plans. It follows the September 2017 announcement of a $1 million gift from the Fred A. and Barbara Erb Family Foundation. (AP Photo/Beth J. Harpaz, File)
December 31, 2017 - 12:39 pm
DETROIT (AP) — There's a little bit more dancing in the street at the Motown Museum as officials accept another donation supporting its expansion plans. The Detroit museum says it's received $500,000 from the Hudson-Webber Foundation . The donation follows September's announcement of a $1 million...
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