Tag: Philanthropy

Red Cross staff to join migrant rescue boat in Mediterranean

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ROME — A France-based migrant rescue organization soon will be getting medical and other assistance aboard its charity ship in the Mediterranean. ...

Central Michigan University sets vaccine scholarship raffle

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MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. — Students fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at Central Michigan University can enter to win full-year scholarships and hundreds of gift cards,...

AP source: Ohtani donates HR Derby winnings to Angels’ staff

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ANAHEIM, Calif. — Shohei Ohtani donated his winnings from this week's Home Run Derby to members of the Los Angeles Angels' support stuff. ...

Israel arrests dozens of Hamas-linked students in West Bank

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JERUSALEM — Israel says it arrested “dozens” of Palestinian students in the occupied West Bank who are linked to the Hamas militant group. ...

Data gaps make it difficult to track racial equity funding

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EMBARGOED UNTIL 10AM More than a year after the police killing...

Acclaim, fundraising spread unevenly among Black colleges

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ATLANTA — Two recent high-profile faculty appointments could be a fundraising and enrollment bonanza for Howard University, one of the nation’s most prestigious Black...

Bezos donates $200M to Smithsonian for Air and Space Museum

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WASHINGTON — Amazon founder and soon-to-be-space traveler Jeff Bezos is donating $200 million to the Smithsonian Institution to boost its National Air and Space...

The Weeknd and BTS hope to raise billions for Global Citizen

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NEW YORK — The Weeknd, BTS and Billie Eilish will take part in Global Citizen Live, a 24-hour event on Sept. 21 that's intended...

Barnes guaranteed $18.75M by Red Sox for 2022-23

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All-Star closer Matt Barnes is guaranteed $18.75 million as part of his new contract with the Boston Red Sox covering 2022 and 2023. ...

UNC, Florida, Michigan, OU to play in Jumpman Invitational

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte Sports Foundation has announced a three-year deal with Jordan Brand to host the Jumpman Invitational, a holiday college basketball...