Nonprofits depend on end-of-year giving for a hefty share of their income, and prospects are particularly difficult this year. Here's how to help.
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For the seventh consecutive year, IHOP restaurants will offer free buttermilk pancakes to raise money for charity.
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Acts of kindness brighten the holidays for families with children as anonymous donors pay off layaway contracts across the country.
Donating canned goods and other nonperishable items to local food drives makes us feel generous -- but are we really helping as much as we could?
Anonymous donations are popular during the holiday season, but some people make it personal by giving to individuals in need.
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