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Ice bucket challenge may change nonprofit world

Ice bucket challenge may change nonprofit world

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.

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Ice bucket challenge may change nonprofit world

Ice bucket challenge may change nonprofit world

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 …

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Ice bucket challenge may change nonprofit world

Ice bucket challenge may change nonprofit world

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…

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Ice bucket challenge may change nonprofit world

Ice bucket challenge may change nonprofit world

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…

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Ice bucket challenge may change nonprofit world

Ice bucket challenge may change nonprofit world

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…

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Ice bucket challenge may change nonprofit world

Ice bucket challenge may change nonprofit world

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…

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Ice bucket challenge may change nonprofit world

Ice bucket challenge may change nonprofit world

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…

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GUEST COMMENTARY: United Way campaign about more than dollars

GUEST COMMENTARY: United Way campaign about more than dollars

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.

August 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Volunteering is good for community, good for you

GUEST COMMENTARY: Volunteering is good for community, good for you

Tom Brokaw got it right when he said, “It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference.”

August 10, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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YOUNG VOICES: Cleaning up litter, unemployment via volunteering

YOUNG VOICES: Cleaning up litter, unemployment via volunteering

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.

June 01, 2014 12:00 am

Iowa baseball museum struggles when namesake dies

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.

April 25, 2014 4:08 pm

Local chapters celebrate Tri Kappa Week unique to Indiana

Indiana Governor Michael Pence has proclaimed Feb. 16-22 as Tri Kappa Week.

February 12, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Philanthropy builds hospitals' foundation

GUEST COMMENTARY: Philanthropy builds hospitals' foundation

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.

February 11, 2014 12:00 am
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December 20, 2013 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: Food banks worth far more than a hill of lima beans

RICH JAMES: Food banks worth far more than a hill of lima beans

I haven’t gone to bed hungry since the night mom served liver and lima beans for supper when I was a kid.

December 04, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Cultivating an attitude of gratitude through service

GUEST COMMENTARY: Cultivating an attitude of gratitude through service

Today, people across the globe will celebrate World Gratitude Day – a day started in 1977 to show gratitude and appreciation for those around you.

September 21, 2013 12:00 am

Purdue foundation's website helps entrepreneurs

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.

September 01, 2013 11:00 am
Women gather to celebrate another year of philanthropy

Women gather to celebrate another year of philanthropy

CROWN POINT | Each year the Crown Point Community Foundation gathers to celebrate women and philanthropy.

August 18, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Methodist Hospitals plaque honors Ribordy

Methodist Hospitals plaque honors Ribordy

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.

August 12, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Join Lake Area United Way in fight against hunger

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Join Lake Area United Way in fight against hunger

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.

August 04, 2013 12:00 am
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