Charity

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Paul Walker’s Charitable Heart Shines In Tragedy

While most recognized Paul Walker from the “Fast & the Furious” franchise, few knew about the late actor’s charitable heart.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/03/2013

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Food Finders Launches ‘Wear Your Pajamas To Work’ Day To Fundraise For Those In Need

Food Finders has teamed up with the city of Long Beach for a pajama party on Dec. 6 to help raise awareness for residents in need.

12/01/2013

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Kobe Bryant Leads Record Crowd On Walk To Fight Homelessness

Los Angeles County has been described as the “homeless capital” of the nation with close to 60,000 people living without homes, according to the United Way.

11/23/2013

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Support Victims Of Typhoon Haiyan With KROQ’s Charity Auction

KROQ is giving you the chance to bid on an Ultimate Experience Package for the 24th Annual KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas and help support the victims of Typhoon Haiyan.

11/21/2013

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Movember Raising Awareness, Funds For Men’s Health

Mark Hedstrom, the U.S. Country Director at Movember, appeared on KCAL9 News on Sunday morning to discuss the global initiative, which aims to raise funds and awareness of men’s health issues.

11/17/2013

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Bill Sharman’s 2010 Championship Ring To Be Auctioned Off For Charity

Joyce Sharman, wife of the late Bill Sharman, visited KCAL9 Friday to discuss the Bill’s Ring of Hope raffle.

11/15/2013

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Singer Margo Rey Shares Way For Brides-To-Be To Give Back

Singer/songwriter Margo Rey appeared on KCAL9 News on Sunday morning to talk about an upcoming event, where brides-to-be can give back.

11/10/2013

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Host A Private Wine Tasting Party With ‘Hope At Home’ To Raise Money For Charity

Jocelyn Reid, Director of Field Development for Hope at Home, and Haley Bell, Director and Co-Founder of Hope at Home, stopped by KCAL9 Thursday to tell viewers how they can get involved and host a private wine party that raises money for a charity of their choice.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/07/2013

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Thousands Take Part In 30th Annual ‘Love Ride’ For Good Cause

Thousands of motorcyclists are taking part in 30th annual Love Ride, dubbed by the city of Glendale as, “the longest running single-day motorcyclist fundraiser in the world.”

10/20/2013

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Billionaire Warren Buffett Auctions Off Personal, All-You-Can-Eat Tour Of See’s Candy

Billionaire Warren Buffett is auctioning off an all-you-can-eat tour of the See’s Candy factory in California to benefit an education nonprofit there.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/29/2013

Radio and TV personality David "Kidd" Kraddick died on July 27, 2013. He was 53 years old. (credit: USTREAM DISH NATION)

Radio, TV Personality David ‘Kidd’ Kraddick Dies

David “Kidd” Kraddick, the high-octane radio and TV host of the “Kidd Kraddick in the Morning” show heard on dozens of U.S. radio stations, has died at a charity golf event near New Orleans, a publicist said. Kraddick was 53.

07/28/2013

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Local Group Works To Bring Back Smiles After 2010 Devastating Quake In Haiti

Three-and-a-half years after a 7.0-magnitude quake hit Haiti, it has been a long road to recovery. But one local group, Smile 4 Haiti, is working to make a difference in people’s lives.

07/28/2013

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$23K Wedding Ring Returned After Husband Accidentally Sells It For $5 At Garage Sale

Whether it was merely good luck or divine intervention, Racquel Cloutier is thankful that she has her $23,000 wedding ring back after her husband accidentally sold it at a garage sale – to the family of a local pastor.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/14/2013

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Homeless Man, 77, Scrounges Up Cash From Strangers To Help Others In Need

A 77-year-old homeless man saved up the money he scrounged from strangers to help other people in need.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/02/2013

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Sheriff Demotes 3 Supervisors In Alleged Charity Race Cheating

Three Los Angeles County Sheriff’s supervisors have been demoted over an alleged attempt to cheat during the department’s annual charity relay race last year.

04/18/2013

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