Eric P. Newman, 102, is a leading authority on the art and history of American money. Two coins from a collection he amassed over decades sold last week for $1.41 million apiece.
Through a program by USRowing, the Chicago Training Center aims to introduce youths of all backgrounds to the sport, returning it to its blue-collar roots.
Since 2011, the Foundation Beyond Belief has given several thousand dollars each fiscal quarter to a different religious group as part of an initiative called Challenge the Gap.
This year, 3,300 pounds of venison have been donated to charities, and many are surprised that the meat came from Rock Creek Park.
The changes to one of the nation’s largest ethnic celebrations comes after years of complaints that the parade had strayed too far from its modest roots.
After 101 years, the Salvation Army leaves for a new outpost in Brooklyn. The Lower Manhattan building will turn into an upscale hotel and luxury condominiums.
The Waxahachie lodge of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows is defying a national trend of declining membership in fraternal organizations, offering other chapters hope of revival.
The biggest donors to the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation will meet in Lower Manhattan next month to discuss philanthropy with the Clintons themselves.
Philadelphia’s ability to reduce its homeless population has been aided by donations like one couple’s $30 million gift to the city’s leading advocacy agency for the homeless.
Older people without children, stepchildren or grandchildren are choosing to donate to organizations they have ties with.