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Russian hockey star Kovalchuk donates his Olympic bonus BMW to cancer charity

By ethan / April 25, 2018

Former NHL player and 2018 Olympic gold medalist Ilya Kovalchuk donated the money he made after selling his Olympic gold medal bonus BMW to a boy who was diagnosed with cancer. Last month, the Russian star forward auctioned his new BMW X5, which had been presented by the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) as a bonus […]

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New forms of human trafficking revealed in charity report

By ethan / March 15, 2018

Trafficked children are forced to peddle candy and other goods on the streets of US cities, anti-slavery campaigners have reported. The Polaris charity said it saw a 13 percent increase in reported abuses last year. The Washington-based charity is increasingly hearing of children “selling candy or other goods out of baskets out on the street…in […]

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Blue-chip companies weasel out of charity lobbying disclosures

By ethan / March 5, 2018

More than 20 major companies have failed to disclose money they paid to nonprofit groups linked to government officials, according to a new report. The disclosures are required by law, but loopholes can be used to avoid them. The findings, which come from a new analysis conducted by the Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit […]

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Good Will Hunting? Grenade launcher donated to Florida charity store

By ethan / February 1, 2018

A grenade launcher, loaded with a live grenade, was donated to a Florida Goodwill store last week, according to authorities. On Sunday, deputies from Manatee County Sheriff’s Office were called to the Goodwill Manasota Bargain Barn, after employees discovered a grenade launcher with a grenade inside it, according to the Bradenton Herald. The store manager […]

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