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Death Toll Rises in Philippines Following Impact Of Super Typhoon

iTunes To Allow Donations For Typhoon Relief

Apple is giving iTunes users a chance to donate to relief efforts for the typhoon tragedy in the Philippines…

11/12/2013

Rescued Pets

4 Dozen Pets Rescued From Monterey Hoarder’s Home

The Monterey County SPCA is asking for donations to help care for dozens of cats, dogs and puppies that were rescued from a hoarder’s home early Sunday morning

04/28/2013

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

(CBS)

ConsumerWatch: More Patients Use Crowdfunding To Pay Medical Bills

It started as a way for new businesses and artists to raise money to get their projects off the ground. Now crowdfunding is being used by medical patients to pay for their expenses.

03/01/2013

(Oakland Zoo)

Oakland Zoo Receives Anonymous $1 Million Donation

Christmas came early for the Oakland Zoo this year in the form of an anonymous $1 million check.

12/22/2012

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook’s Zuckerberg Donating Nearly $500 Million To Charity

The gift of 18 million Facebook shares is valued at $498.8 million based on their closing stock price on Tuesday, when Zuckerberg, 28, made the donation. The beneficiary is the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, a nonprofit that works with donors to allocate their gifts.

12/18/2012

(CBS)

Commercial Fundraisers Eat Up Nearly Half Of Charitable Donations In California

A 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.

11/29/2012

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A’s Players Vote To Donate Share Of Playoff Winnings To Charity

The Oakland Athletics players have decided to donate one full playoff share to eight local and national charitable efforts, a total of $34,325.16.

11/27/2012

NOVEMBER 09: Kim Kinker packs cans of evaporated milk into boxes while volunteering with members of the San Francisco 49ers at the San Francisco Food Bank on November 9, 2010 in San Francisco, California. With only a few weeks to go before the start of the holiday season, members of the San Francisco 49ers volunteered their time to help pack boxes of food that will be given to needy people in San Francisco. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Charities Rely On Social Media To Generate Donations Over The Holidays

With the holiday season quickly upon us, charities are getting anxious for donations from generous Bay Area residents. One way they seem to be connecting: social media.

11/20/2012

(CBS)

Watchdog Group Sues For Details About Prop. 30 Opponents

California officials have filed a lawsuit in hopes of revealing who is behind $11 million in out-of-state contributions to defeat Proposition 30, the tax increase proposal backed by California Governor Jerry Brown.

10/26/2012

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