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Hawaii Legislators Learn Their Charity Bake Sale Runs Afoul of Health Department Rules

Aloha. Lawmakers from the state House have been plastering elevator walls with flyers offering food for sale — everything from $ 8 Filipino plate lunches to root beer floats to brownies à la mode — as part of a traditional weeklong sale that doubles as a benefit for the Hawaii Food Bank fund-raiser. But the […]

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David Beckham criticized by charity over whisky deal

Retired soccer star David Beckham has been reproached by a charity for becoming the new face of a Scottish whisky. Food / Dining – NY Daily News

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New York Police, Firefighters In Brawl At Charity Hockey Game

NEW YORK — A charity hockey match between New York City firefighters and police officers devolved into a brawl on the ice on Sunday, according to videos and photographs posted online and a local newspaper. Hockey sticks, gloves and helmets littered… New York City

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4 World Trade Center to host charity run up race

Runners looking to test their vertical limits can set their sights on 4 World Trade Center. amNewYork’s Urbanite

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New Charity Watchdog Appointed

James G. Sheehan, who served for four years as New York’s first Medicaid inspector general, will on Friday be named the new chief of the Charities Bureau, an agency of the attorney general’s office. WSJ.com: Newyork Main

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He survived 47-floor plunge — and now walks for charity

He’s a walking miracle. Alcides Moreno, the Midtown window washer who survived a terrifying, 47-story plunge when his scaffolding broke on Dec. 7, 2007, has made a stunning recovery. Moreno,… Metro | New York Post

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One-Stop One-Man Charity

Metropolitan Diary: The sign held by a homeless-looking man at Pennsylvania Station suggested that the charitable forgo charity groups in his case. City Room

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A-Rod only wants to talk charity at Ortiz’s Celebrity Golf Classic

With former big leaguers Sean Casey and Kevin Millar doing their best stand-up comedian routines Friday night on a stage at the Cap Cana resort, Alex Rodriguez tried to play it low-key a few feet away, slipping into his dinner seat at a table up front, with gal pal Torrie Wilson by his side.      […]

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Timothy Cardinal Dolan shops for charity

Timothy Cardinal Dolan shopped for charity on Saturday, joining hundreds of volunteers at a Manhattan Kmart in a benefit for low-income families. “I love the fact that some tiny, simple… Metro | New York Post

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A-Rod ‘optimistic’ arbitrator’s ruling will come soon while at Papi’s charity event

The embattled Yankee who dropped in on Red Sox slugger David Ortiz’s Dominican charity golf event Friday with girlfriend Torrie Wilson said he is “not sure” when arbitrator Fredric Horowitz will rule in A-Rod’s grievance matter, in which Rodriguez is appealing his 211-game doping ban that commissioner Bud Selig handed down Aug. 5.      Yankees […]

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Fatty Lab’s Debut; Charity Dinner at Café Boulud

• This Friday and Saturday evening, the Fatty Crew Hospitality Group will debut the Fatty Lab, an experimental cooking and event space in the former Brooklyn Fatty ‘Cue. The first event’s a pop-up with chef Chaz Brown, a former Top Chef contestant, who will serve up “Brooklyn Creole” fare both nights. Walk-ins are welcome. [Grub […]

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Derek Jeter auctioning dinner, game for charity

Wondering what to get the Yankee fan in your life who already has everything? Try lunch with Derek Jeter — at the lowball starting price of $ 90,000.      Yankees – NY Daily News

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‘Exoskeleton’ debuts at charity walk for spinal injury awareness

A device called the ‘exoskeleton’ was showcased at Sundays charity walk for spinal injury awareness.   WNYW – Local News

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Daily Newser has his mother in mind as he races NYC Marathon for cancer charity

O’Flanagan’s, one of the ubiquitous Irish pubs around Manhattan, holds memories, both dear and heart-wrenching, for me.      New York News – NY Daily News

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McDonald’s Accused of Not Giving Enough Money to Its Own Charity

Maybe they should switch to Grimace? Ronald McDonald House Charities only gets a fraction of operational funds from its golden-arched namesake, but the fast-food giant gets to reap a disproporte share of the lucrative PR benefits, at least according to a new report authored by Corporate Accountability International and the Small Planet Fund. The advocacy […]

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