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Giving increases for some sectors, not for others

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.

VICTIMS DONATION FUND: Compensation and consternation

VICTIMS DONATION FUND: Compensation and consternation

“I think anybody that got shot deserves something,” he said. “Apparently that’s not his thing, and he’s in charge.”

Committee asking victims to contact local organizations for help

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 …

EDITORIAL: Change how fund for theater shooting victims is handled

EDITORIAL: Change how fund for theater shooting victims is handled

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

Commitee helping disburse Aurora theater shooting donations

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 …

Sprouts, Sunflower give to Colo. shooting victims

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 …

City looking to coordinate, help victim charity drives

AURORA | The city of Aurora is planning to host a meeting for community organizations to identify ways to help the community in the wake of the July 20 theater shootings. The meeting will be held at 8:15 a.m. on …

Hans Zimmer composes song for Aurora victims

NEW YORK  | “The Dark Knight Rises” composer Hans Zimmer has composed a song dedicated to the Aurora, Colo., shooting victims. Zimmer posted the track “Aurora” on his Facebook page Friday. Zimmer said he recorded the song in London in …

Donations flood in online to help victims of shooting; local businesses offer relief to responders

AURORA | It didn’t take long for nonprofits and charity organizations across the metro area to come together in their relief efforts for the victims of a shooting rampage at an Aurora movie theater July 20. According to statements from …