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Former Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon Attends Comedy Roast… Of Herself

Former Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon is back in the public eye. Two years after she was forced to step down in a corruption scandal, Dixon faces city residents in a comedy roast.

04/19/2012

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Ex-Baltimore Mayor Dixon To Be Roasted For Charity

Former Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon, who resigned in 2010 amid scandal, will be teased and insulted — all for charity.

04/19/2012

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Baltimore-Based Charity Rewards Philanthropists For Donations

It’s a new concept in charitable giving. It’s called GiveCorps. It started here in Baltimore last year by two entrepreneurs who are taking the groupon concept to a whole new level.

03/12/2012

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5 University Cooks Face Off For Charity

Dining hall cooks from five local universities are taking part in a cafeteria cook-off, all in the name of charity.

02/15/2012

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Wheaton Jewish Bookstore Owner Admits To N.Y. Torah Fraud

A Jewish charity co-founder who claimed he traveled the world as a “Jewish Indiana Jones” to rescue Torahs pleaded guilty to fraud charges Thursday, saying he lied when he claimed he had personally obtained vintage Torah scrolls in Europe and Israel for six years.

02/02/2012

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Economy Leads To Decline In Charitable Giving

One of the nasty side effects of this down economy is the slump in charitable giving.

12/11/2011

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Queen Anne Co.’s Sheriff Creating Art For Charity

Queen Anne’s County Sheriff Gary Hofmann isn’t exactly an artist. He’s more interested in repairing vintage arcade games and watching his son play football than visiting an art gallery or taking a pottery class.

11/30/2011

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Guide To Holiday Volunteering

During the holiday season, it’s important to remember those in need. One important way is to give back to the community and in Baltimore there are a ton of ways to do it. But planning ahead is key. From animal rescue to serving food, here is a list of a few places to volunteer this holiday season and how you can give back.

11/18/2011

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Motorcyclists Ride And Tailgate For Breast Cancer Funding

Former Eyewitness news anchor Dick Gelfman has always been humble about the millions he’s raised to fight breast cancer with his ride across Maryland.

11/11/2011

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Carriage House Best Dressed Sale Benefits Johns Hopkins Hospital

It’s one of Baltimore’s biggest sales of the year, and if you’re looking for men’s or women’s clothing there’s no better place to go. Ron Matz has more on the best dressed sale which benefits Johns Hopkins Hospital.

11/10/2011

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Ventilators To Race Around Track For Charity

Respiratory specialists from across Maryland are coming to Baltimore to pit their ventilator racing skills against each other.

10/07/2011

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Rotary Club Of Annapolis Sponsors Massive Crab Feast For Charity

They’ll be eating steamed crabs by the thousands this evening in Annapolis. The world’s largest crab feast is just getting underway.

08/05/2011

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