New Report Casts Doubt On Red Cross' Claims About How Donation Money Is SpentThe American Red Cross has repeatedly touted that 91 cents out of every dollar donated is used to help those in need. But a new report from the independent, non-profit news group ProPublica shows those numbers are very misleading.
Commercial Fundraisers Eat Up Nearly Half Of Charitable Donations In CaliforniaA report by the California Attorney General’s office finds only 51 percent of the donations collected by professional fundraisers winds up in the hands of the charity soliciting contributions.
Bay Area Teen Takes Innovative Approach To Helping The HungryWaste No Food connects restaurants that have excess food with charities that need it, all to help the hungry.
2 Bay Area Charities Named 'Chase Community' WinnersTwo Bay Area charities were named as winners of the Chase Community Giving campaign.
High Gas Prices Hit South Bay Food Banks Hard With gas hitting $4.50 a gallon, it’s a huge additional expense for Bay Area food banks, said Tami Cardenas with the Second Harvest Food Bank in San Jose.
Bay Area Charities Seek Donations For Japan Quake, Tsunami VictimsBay Area charities encouraged people to donate money to assist the response to a devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck off the northeast coast of Japan on Thursday night.
SFO To Evict Charities Soliciting DonationsSan Francisco International Airport is set to evict all charities soliciting donations on airport property.
Annual Turkey Trot Hits The Streets Of San JoseThousands of runners braved the chilly Thanksgiving morning to take part in the annual Silicon Valley Turkey Trot on Thursday.
Humanitarians Honored In San Francisco For Global Charity WorkEven as they were honored in San Francisco, at least one honoree's thoughts were elsewhere - in particular, Haiti, which struggled to cope with a deadly outbreak of cholera.
Annual Ranking Shows Charitable Contributions PlummetingThe economic downturn took an incredible toll on the country's biggest charities. A new report showed the steepest decline in donations in two decades.
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