Firefighter 'Deliberately' Struck, Killed By Pickup While Collecting For CharityA 32-year-old man has been arrested after a Lansing firefighter collecting donations was struck and killed by a pickup truck.
Tax Tips: What You Need to Know About Write Offs And DonationsKnowing what you can legitimately deduct off your taxes and what receipts you didn’t need to hold on to after all, can help both you and your accountant avoid a lot of headaches.
Body Donation Law Would Change Under House BillPeople 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.
Crowdfunding Site For Low-Income People In Need Launches In DetroitThanks 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.
Alumni Gifts Fund Two Major Learning Initiatives at Michigan TechMichigan 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.
Some Mich. Charities Say Tax Changes Hit DonationsSome 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.
New Make-A-Wish Campaign Aims To Raise 2 Million Air MilesMake-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.
Report: Charities See Only 35 Cents For Each Dollar RaisedA 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.
Happy Hookers In Detroit To Shed Light On HomelessnessThey 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
Ford Donation Boosts Detroit's MexicantownFord donates $10 million for recreation programs and job training.
Local Casino And Food Bank Gives A Boost For Food DriveFireKeepers Casino and Ann Arbor Food Gatherers joined forces to give the Lake-to-Lake Food Drive a boost in goal.
Salvation Army Begins Its Red Kettle CampaignThe Salvation Army red kettle bell ringers are now out at area businesses collecting monetary donations to help the less fortunate.