Charity fundraising

A door opens to the "Exodus" section at the end of the "Passover" presentation inside the Museum of the Bible, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, in Washington. The project is largely funded by the conservative Christian owners of the Hobby Lobby crafts chain. Hobby Lobby president Steve Green says the aim is to educate not evangelize. But skeptics call the project a Christian ministry disguised as a museum. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
November 16, 2017 - 4:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight years ago, Hobby Lobby president Steve Green found a new way to express his Christian faith. His family's $4 billion arts and craft chain was already known for closing stores on Sundays, waging a Supreme Court fight over birth control and donating tens of millions of dollars...
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FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 22, 2016 file photo, Bill Gates talks to reporters about the 2016 annual letter from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in New York. Gates says he's giving $50 million to help fight Alzheimer's disease. The Microsoft co-founder said Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, that the donation to the Dementia Discovery Fund is personal and not through his charitable foundation. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig,File)
November 13, 2017 - 2:07 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Bill Gates says he's giving $50 million to help fight Alzheimer's disease. The Microsoft co-founder said Monday that the donation to the Dementia Discovery Fund is personal and not through his charitable foundation. The London-based private fund is backed by government, charities and...
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November 05, 2017 - 6:02 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina coach Roy Williams wanted to raise money to help his home state rebuild from a hurricane. He also welcomed the chance to give his defending national champions a taste of Division I competition with the regular season starting later this week. So he invited a...
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Houston Astros' George Springer reacts after hitting a two-run home run during the second inning of Game 7 of baseball's World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
November 02, 2017 - 1:32 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — George Springer hit so many clutch home runs, he was a clear pick for World Series MVP. He often was the Most Vocal Person, too — and that might be the most remarkable part of his story. The Houston leadoff man hammered his way to the award, homering and doubling Wednesday night...
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Houston Astros' Jose Altuve reacts after scoring the game-winning run during the ninth inning of Game 2 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, in Houston. The Astros won 2-1 to take a 2-0 lead in the series. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
October 15, 2017 - 4:00 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Every time the Astros suit up, they wear a simple patch as a reminder of what Houston lost to Hurricane Harvey and its catastrophic flooding. The city is determined to rebuild, and the Astros are careful to honor Houston with every game as they chase a second trip to the World Series...
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October 05, 2017 - 6:01 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The NASCAR Foundation has chosen four finalists for the seventh annual Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award. The award spotlights volunteers working for children's causes in their communities and honors the memory of the foundation's late founder, Betty Jane France. The...
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Vince Tyra speaks to reporters after being named acting athletic director at Louisville, Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, in Louisville, Ky. Athletic director Tom Jurich is on paid administrative leave as the school addresses its involvement in a federal bribery investigation of men's basketball recruits. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
October 03, 2017 - 6:43 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Vince Tyra hopes to add some continuity to an unstable situation, no matter how long — or brief — his time is as Louisville's acting athletic director. The university foundation board member Tuesday was named the acting replacement for athletic director Tom Jurich, who is on...
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Minnesota Lynx's Jia Perkins, center, shoots as Los Angeles Sparks' Chelsea Gray defends during the first half of Game 2 in the WNBA basketball finals Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
September 28, 2017 - 2:21 am
Chelsea Gray was driving to lunch with a Los Angeles Sparks teammate last year when she noticed a large number of homeless children near where she was going to eat. The guard wanted to help them, so she partnered with HavASole , a group that works with at-risk youth and the homeless, and donated...
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Dave Rimington laughs during a news conference in Lincoln, Neb., Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, to announce he has been named the interim Nebraska athletic director. Rimington, who became the most decorated offensive lineman in college football history in the early 1980s, was named Nebraska's interim athletic director as the school searches for a permanent successor to Shawn Eichorst. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
September 26, 2017 - 3:43 pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska reached back to its more glorious football past to find a temporary leader for its athletic department. Dave Rimington, who became the most decorated offensive lineman in college football history in the early 1980s, was named interim athletic director Tuesday as the...
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September 26, 2017 - 12:23 pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Dave Rimington, who became the most decorated offensive lineman in college football history in the early 1980s, is returning to Nebraska to serve as interim athletic director. Chancellor Ronnie Green announced Tuesday that Rimington would run the athletic department during the...
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