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DeVos Criticized Over Plan to Cut Special Olympics Funding

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is facing sharp pushback over a proposal to cut federal funding to the Special Olympics. House Democrats grilled DeVos in a budget hearing Tuesday, with Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., calling the cut "appalling." Celebrities,...

Day of Giving ‘Resounding Success,’ Says Fresno State

Fresno State raised $455,215 on its second annual Day of Giving event Thursday. That's a 7.17 percent increase over last year, preliminary estimates show. "Fresno State's second annual Day of Giving was a resounding success," said Lisa Boyles, public inf...

12 Days of Philanthropy: The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is a familiar presence during the holidays. Volunteers ring bells and collect donations in signature red kettles across the community. On Day 2 of our 12 Days of Philanthropy, we visit ...

Philanthropy Day Celebrates Local Giving

Leading philanthropists from the Central Valley were recognized during a luncheon in Fresno last week. Seven individuals, companies and organizations received awards at the annual event celebrating National Philanthropy Day. The local honorees for 2017 are:...