$25M Gift To Special Olympics Largest Private Donation In Organization’s History

The donation comes from the philanthropic foundation of Thomas Golisano, the founder and chairman of Paychex Inc. The Rochester, New York-based company is a payroll processor and human resources services provider.


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Jermaine Jackson Enters The Bottled Water Business

He said his new product is all about giving back and philanthropy.


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LA’s Last Minute Mother’s Day Shopping Guide

In case you didn’t notice, Mother’s Day is this Sunday. These are some great picks for your last-minute gift shopping.

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Incoming LAUSD Superintendent Announces Philanthropic Foundation

The incoming superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District said Thursday he is forming a new foundation to attract philanthropic donations to help fund the ailing school district.



Lakers React To Their Worst Loss Of The Year

Phil Jackson: Ron Artest: Andrew Bynum: Lamar Odom:



Charities Bail Out Cash-Strapped LA Charter Schools

Former mayor Richard Riordan and the Eli Broad foundation are among donors who have contributed millions to keep afloat the 15 inner-city campuses of ICEF Public Schools.


Study: Women Donate More To Charity Than Men

The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University says women across nearly every income level gave significantly more to charity than men — nearly twice as much in some cases.