“I do think the European experience will have sharpened minds,” Guy Ryder, head of the International Labor Organization, told The Associated Press while visiting Jordan, one of the struggling host countries. “And I don’t think that’s a bad thing if it leads to action (on Thursday), as I hope it will.”
If you want to take a deduction for the donation, you have to itemize on your tax return. But there’s more to it than that.
Maureen Hampson, the center’s director and lone paid staffer, said the weeks after Thanksgiving and before Christmas are always difficult because so much of the food in the pantry goes into the Thanksgiving baskets.
“We looked for an Aurora charity, but no one wanted to take our money because we’re a marijuana company. That was frustrating,”
The Giving USA report, being released Tuesday, said Americans gave an estimated $335.17 billion to charity in 2013, up 3 percent from 2012 after adjustment for inflation.
“I think anybody that got shot deserves something,” he said. “Apparently that’s not his thing, and he’s in charge.”
AURORA | Two days after a press conference where Aurora theater shooting victims and families said money from charities was slow coming, the 7/20 Recovery Committee issued a statement today with instructions for victims and families to receive compensation and help. The committee, composed of elected officials, city and state representatives and other officials, said […]
The problem is, there are no rules when it comes to how to divvy up millions of dollars from hundreds of thousands of generous donors to hundreds of victims of a massacre
AURORA | City officials and outside agencies have formed a committee to help disburse the hundreds of thousands of dollars that have poured in from contributors nationwide. The city announced today that a newly formed 7/20 Recovery Committee would help distribute the $350,000 in donations among victims of the Aurora theater massacre where 12 people […]
DENVER | Sprouts Farmers Market and Sunflower Farmers Market have donated $100,000 to a fund for victims of the Colorado movie theater shootings. The grocers’ donation to the Aurora Victim Relief Fund was made with proceeds from selling excess equipment after their recent merger. The theater shootings July 20 in Aurora killed 12 people and […]