NEW YORK | The ice bucket challenge's phenomenal success is making other charitable organizations rethink how they connect with a younger generation of potential donors.
FILE - This Aug. 20, 2014 file photo shows Tennessee Titans players taking part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge after NFL football practice in Nashville, Tenn. Former Titans linebacker Tim Shaw has announced that he has ALS and visited the facility and witnessed the event to raise money and …
FILE - This Aug. 20, 2014 file photo shows Major League Baseball Commissioner-elect Rob Manfred participating in the ALS Ice-Bucket Challenge outside the organization's headquarters in New York. Manfred participated with more than 160 other MLB employees to raise more than $16,000 for the AL…
In this image from video posted on Facebook, courtesy of the George W. Bush Presidential Center, former President George W. Bush participates in the ice bucket challenge with the help of his wife, Laura Bush, in Kennebunkport, Maine. The challenge has caught on with notable figures participa…
FILE - This Aug. 20, 2014 file photo shows a man dressed as Bumble Bee, a character from the Transformers movies takes the "Ice Bucket Challenge" to raise awareness for the disease ALS in Beijing, China. The phenomenal success of the fundraising craze is making charitable organizations rethi…
FILE - This Aug. 18, 2014 file photo shows Spirt Airlines President and CEO, Ben Baldanza taking the Ice Bucket Challenge at the company’s Miramar, Fla. headquarters. Baldanza said he lost his mother to ALS and wanted to help support the Florida Chapter of the ALS Association. The phenomenal…
This Aug. 20, 2014 photo released by NBC shows host Jimmy Fallon, left, dumping a bucket of ice water over the head of actress Lindsay Lohan as she participates in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," in New York. The phenomenal success of the fundraising…
During the coming months, United Way staff and volunteers will be making workplace presentations to thousands of employees throughout Northwest Indiana in coordination with the community campaign.
Tom Brokaw got it right when he said, “It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference.”
As I drove on the expressway this past weekend, I noticed how dirty the sides of the roads were. Empty plastic bottles, plastic bags and remnants from fast food restaurants decorated the highway.
VAN METER, Iowa | Nothing brings former Cleveland Indians star Bob Feller's hometown of Van Meter, Iowa, together quite like Randi Van Rees and her succulent pork tenderloin sandwiches.
Indiana Governor Michael Pence has proclaimed Feb. 16-22 as Tri Kappa Week.
The generosity of individuals and business owners who donate to the Methodist Hospitals Foundation is making a difference in the lives of thousands of families in Northwest Indiana every day.
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I haven’t gone to bed hungry since the night mom served liver and lima beans for supper when I was a kid.
Today, people across the globe will celebrate World Gratitude Day – a day started in 1977 to show gratitude and appreciation for those around you.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. | The Purdue Research Foundation has launched a website called "Innovation and Entrepreneurship" that offers a how-to approach to help entrepreneurs, investors, collaborators and others find information about commercializing Purdue innovations.
CROWN POINT | Each year the Crown Point Community Foundation gathers to celebrate women and philanthropy.
MERRILLVILLE | Methodist Hospitals held a ceremony this summer to honor the late Denis E. Ribordy, past Board of Directors president, with the dedication of a plaque in memory of his many contributions to the hospitals.
The Lake Area United Way is committed to improving our communities through the areas of education, income and health. Helping to fight hunger is a key part of our mission because it directly impacts each of these areas.
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