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Fans cheer during player introductions prior to the game between the Seattle Seahawks and the San Francisco 49ers at CenturyLink Field on September 15, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Niner, Seahawk Fans Turn Rivalry Into Children’s Hospital Fundraiser

What started as a prank war between San Francisco 49ers fans and Seattle Seahawks backers is now a big moneymaker for the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital.

01/07/2014

Money

Crowdfunding Helping Holiday Giving Around Bay Area

You may want to do some holiday giving this year to support a local food bank, or a global charity. Or maybe you’re inspired to help a single individual fighting cancer, or an Entrepreneur trying to get an idea off the ground. All is possible with crowdfunding.

12/26/2013

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Bay Area Charities Counting On #GivingTuesday

You’ve heard of Black Friday. Maybe you’ve heard of Small Business Saturday because of the American Express commercials. Cyber Monday had millions on the Internet looking for deals. On Tuesday, another day to move money is celebrated, but this one is about being unselfish.

12/03/2013

St Anthony's Dining Room

St. Anthony’s Foundation Gears Up For Thanksgiving Amid Increasing Need

With Thanksgiving a day away, local food banks are reporting a surge in turkey donations. In San Francisco, St. Anthony’s Foundation charity managers said the need has grown as well.

11/27/2013

A parking control officer issues a ticket in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

About The Bay: SF Charity Work Earns Parking Ticket

A parking ticket on the windshield is not a welcome sight for any driver. But when the driver is making her way across San Francisco performing charitable acts a parking ticket can really sting.

09/30/2013

Angie Balfour, wife of Oakland A's pitcher Grant Balfour, is raising money for the nonprofit Smile Train. (www.smiletrain.org)

Community Corner: Oakland A’s Team Up With National Charity

The wives of the Oakland A’s players will be participating in a unique fundraiser during the game for the nonprofit charity, Smile Train.

07/24/2013

Hair being donated to "Locks of Love," a charity that makes wigs for children who are ill. (CBS)

Bay Area Group Questions Donations To Locks Of Love

Plenty of people donate their hair to Locks of Love, a charity that makes wigs for children who are sick. But a new report from a Bay Area group finds not all of that hair is going to kids.

05/15/2013

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Best Stores With A Cause On The Peninsula

Do you want to feel good about spending money? Why not shop at a store with a cause?

03/19/2013

Jefferson Award Winner Gianna Pendleton (CBS)

Jefferson Award-Winning Sebastopol Teen Creates Culture Of Giving

If you see people in need, help them out – That’s the mindset of a 16-year-old from Sebastopol, whose community service has even gained a pat on the back from President Obama.

03/13/2013

Thieves broke in and ransacked a Martinez storage unit belonging to the charity Christmas for Everyone sometime before February 25, 2013. (CBS)

Pair Arrested In Burglary Of Martinez Christmas Charity

Two people have been arrested in connection with the theft of thousands of dollars in gifts from a charity’s storage unit in unincorporated Martinez late last month

03/11/2013

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