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Ben Folds performs during a festival. (Credit: Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images)

Ben Folds To Headline Charity Concert At University Of Michigan

Singer-songwriter and pianist Ben Folds is headlining a charity concert to raise money for need-based scholarships to the University of Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2013

Lindsey, 12, is among the 80 percent of Michigan wish kids who travel as part of their wishes. Her destination? Hawaii. (Credit: Make-A-Wish Michigan Facebook Photo)

New Make-A-Wish Campaign Aims To Raise 2 Million Air Miles

Make-A-Wish Michigan on Wednesday kicked off Wishes in Flight, a campaign designed to raise more than two million air miles during the months of April and May to support wishes involving domestic and international travel.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/03/2013

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Report: Charities See Only 35 Cents For Each Dollar Raised

A new report from the State Attorney General’s Office says the middleman that charities use to solicit donations is actually getting more money than the charities themselves.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 24: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates from the dugout against the San Francisco Giants during Game One of the Major League Baseball World Series at AT&T Park on October 24, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Miguel Cabrera To Begin 2013 Baseball Season With Charity Tribute Dinner On April 8, 2013

Miguel Cabrera will be honored at a charity tribute dinner in Detroit to begin the 2013 baseball season.

97.1 The Ticket–02/06/2013

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‘Coneys For A Cause’ Raises Cash For THAW

CBS Detroit personalities served up piping hot coneys for a cause on Thursday, raising money for THAW, the Heat and Warmth Fund.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2013

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AutoGlow 2013 To Support Children’s Center Charity

Hosted by Lisa and Bill Ford and Nicki and Alan Mulally, the elegant affair will be held on Jan. 18 at Ford Field.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/06/2013

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Jeanne Fowler: A Difference Maker In The Community

Jeanne Fowler is the founder of Big Family of Michigan, a Macomb County organization dedicated to helping foster kids.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/31/2012

Salvation Army Bell Ringers collect funds for charity. (Getty Images)

‘Why Do You Do That?’: A Bell Ringer’s Tale

Most of my life I have tried my best to avoid eye contact with strange men. But, for 8 hours each year I smile at all of them — women, too. I am a volunteer bell ringer for the Salvation Army.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/25/2012

Renethia Jones and her son. (credit: WWJ/Pat Sweeting)

Program Puts Toys Under The Tree For Families In Need

Renethia Jones’ two young children kids don’t yet understand that their mom is unemployed, may lose their home and can’t afford to buy Christmas presents.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/24/2012

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Many Local Families In Need For The First Time This Christmas

With less than two weeks until Christmas a request for help is going out from an agency dedicated to making sure needy families have a good holiday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2012

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