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Body Donation Law Would Change Under House Bill

People can currently donate their bodies to one of three medical schools – Michigan State University, University of Michigan or Wayne State University – which then allocate some donations to other schools and hospitals.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/04/2014

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Crowdfunding Site For Low-Income People In Need Launches In Detroit

Thanks to an $85,000 grant from the Marjorie S. Fisher Fund, a new crowdfunding site is enabling Detroit residents to help neighbors in need overcome one-time economic hurdles — from helping to pay for uniforms and transit passes for work or laptops and eyeglasses for school.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/24/2013

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Alumni Gifts Fund Two Major Learning Initiatives at Michigan Tech

Michigan Technological University is launching two major initiatives aimed at improving student success and providing faculty with new tools for enhancing student learning. Both efforts are made possible through generous gifts from alumni.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/05/2013

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Some Mich. Charities Say Tax Changes Hit Donations

Some charitable organizations in Michigan have reported a decline in donations following tax changes that eliminated state credits for financial gifts to food banks, homeless shelters and certain nonprofits.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2013

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

(Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Happy Hookers In Detroit To Shed Light On Homelessness

They draped the scarf around a statue at One Woodward Avenue to raise awareness for the need for warm clothing donations to homeless Detroiters this winter

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/05/2013

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Ford Donation Boosts Detroit’s Mexicantown

Ford donates $10 million for recreation programs and job training.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2012

Local Casino And Food Bank Gives A Boost For Food Drive

FireKeepers Casino and Ann Arbor Food Gatherers joined forces to give the Lake-to-Lake Food Drive a boost in goal.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/13/2012

A man donates to the red kettle outside Holiday Market. (WWJ/Pat Sweeting)

Salvation Army Begins Its Red Kettle Campaign

The Salvation Army red kettle bell ringers are now out at area businesses collecting monetary donations to help the less fortunate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/09/2012

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