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This May 1, 2014 photo taken in Washington, DC shows a bitcoin medal. Bitcoin uses peer-to-peer technology to operate with no central authority or banks; managing transactions and the issuing of bitcoins is carried out collectively by the network. (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

United Way To Begin Accepting Bitcoin Donations

One of the world’s largest charities says it will begin accepting donations in the virtual currency Bitcoin.

09/15/2014

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Will Ferrell Challenges Video Gamers To Play With Him At SF’s Twitch TV For Cancer Charities

“Anchorman” Will Ferrell is offering video game fans a chance to play with him in San Francisco to raise money for charities that help children with cancer.

09/12/2014

Napa Valley (Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images for Aloft Hotels)

Napa Valley Vintners Announce $10 Million Donation For Earthquake Disaster Relief

Napa Valley’s winemakers are making a major charitable contribution to help with the recovery from Sunday’s 6.0 earthquake. At a Tuesday news conference, a vintners association said they’d donate $10 million.

08/27/2014

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Fire Burns Trucks At Charity Clothing Distribution Center In Santa Clara

Firefighters contained a fire that burned several box trucks full of donated items at a Santa Clara donation center late Friday afternoon.

08/22/2014

Businessman Warren Buffett

Auction For Lunch With Billionaire Buffett To Benefit San Francisco’s Glide Memorial Church

An auction for a lunch with billionaire investor Warren Buffett that benefits a San Francisco church kicked off its 15th year Sunday night.

06/01/2014

The St. Anthony Foundation building in San Francisco. (St. Anthony Foundation)

Memorial Day Tops Christmas As St. Anthony’s Busiest Day Of Year In San Francisco’s Tenderloin

You might be surprised, but it’s Memorial Day (not Thanksgiving or Christmas) that’s the busiest day of the year for St. Anthony’s Dining Hall to serve free meals to thousands who wait in line in San Francisco’s Tenderloin.

05/26/2014

Police on the scene of a daytime shooting in East San Jose (CBS)

San Jose Police Raise Funds For Family Of Man Killed In Road Rage Attack

San Jose police have helped to raise more than $11,000 for the family of a 37-year-old man who was fatally shot in a road rage attack last week.

05/11/2014

Google Glass is displayed ahead of a discussion at the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism where participants discussed issues with the gadget and its role in storytelling. (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Offers Free Pair Of Glass Eyewear To Nonprofits In Charity Challenge

The tech giant is asking nonprofit groups to propose ideas for how to use the Web-connected eyewear Google Glass in their work.

04/22/2014

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Kitten, Puppy Videos Give Humane Society Silicon Valley A Viral Adoption Advantage

Their movie stars spend their time off set licking themselves, chasing their tails, or napping for hours. They eat kibble instead of caviar, and their hair stylists use a water hose, but these actors may be more captivating than anything Hollywood can dish out. The Humane Society Silicon Valley harnesses the ubiquitous online fascination with kitten and puppy videos by using volunteer producers to create a successful Internet marketing plan for adoptions.

04/10/2014

Joe Pavelski #8, Joe Thornton #19 and Justin Brent Burns #88 of the San Jose Sharks celebrate after Pavelski scored a goal against the Toronto Maple Leafs during the second period at SAP Center on March 11, 2014 in San Jose. Thornton had an assist on the goal. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Playoff-Bound Sharks Invite Fans To Grow Beards For Charity

With the San Jose Sharks about to make another playoff run, the team is inviting fans to join them in growing beards for charity, team officials said.

04/09/2014

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