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Charity Employee Sentenced In $166,000 Theft

A former employee of a nonprofit that served the intellectually disabled has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for stealing more than $166,000 from the organization and its clients.

03/19/2013

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900+ Plunge Into Md. Lake’s Waters For Charity

More than 900 people plunged into the waters of Maryland’s Lake Habeeb at Rocky Gap State Park, all in the name of charity.

03/03/2013

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Man Leaves $28M To Social Services Charity

A quiet, low-profile Washington philanthropist has left a surprise bequest of $28 million to one of the oldest social service charities in the nation’s capital.

02/06/2013

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Polar Plunge Draws Hundreds Of Chill Seekers

About 400 people plunged into the Potomac River in Williamsport on New Year’s Day.

01/02/2013

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Hundreds Brave Icy Atlantic For Penguin Swim

More than 600 people took a dip into the frigid Atlantic Ocean for Ocean City’s 19th annual Penguin Swim.

01/01/2013

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Hundreds Jumping In Potomac River For Charity

Hundreds of people are chilling for charity in Williamsport.

01/01/2013

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How To Give Your Car (Or Motorcycle, Or Boat) To Charity

Individuals in the United States donate more than anywhere else in the world.

11/27/2012

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Santa’s Elves Give Back To Dundalk Area Families During The Holidays

Santa’s Elves are out in Baltimore County, and it’s all about helping others during the holidays.

11/23/2012

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Girl, 9, Who Lost Everything In House Fire Gives Back To Other Fire Victims

Oftentimes a tragedy helps focus one’s desire to do works of charity.

11/15/2012

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Opinion: Paul Ryan’s Dish Washing Is As Fake As Romney/Ryan Budget Math

If you want to know what an empty, meaningless political photo opportunity is look at Congressman Paul Ryan’s drop by at a food bank last week in Youngstown, Ohio.

10/16/2012

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Wheaton Man Headed To Prison In NYC Torah Fraud Case

A Jewish charity co-founder who billed himself as a “Jewish Indiana Jones” bent on recusing vintage Torahs across the globe was sentenced to more than four years in prison on Thursday for conning donors out of about $1 million.

10/11/2012

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Lance Armstrong Joins Md. Cancer Benefit Triathlon

Lance Armstrong says he’ll participate in a charity triathlon near Baltimore next month, about six weeks after the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency stripped him of seven Tour de France titles for allegedly using performance-enhancing drugs.

09/19/2012

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