Charity

Sandy Hook School memorial. (EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Charity Creator Charged With Defrauding Donors To Newtown Foundation

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A man who created a charity to benefit those affected by the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School has been arrested on allegations that he took most of it […]

02/17/2015

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Mass. Judge Issues Restraining Order On Conn. Charity

A judge has issued a temporary restraining order barring a Connecticut-based veterans’ charity from collecting donations in Massachusetts,

08/15/2014

Walter "Doc" Hurley, 2007 (Courtesy Connecticut Veterans Parade)

Hartford Foundation Funds New Doc Hurley Scholarship

The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving says it has received enough support to be able to offer a new Doc Hurley scholarship this year.

02/24/2014

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State Officials File Suit Against Charity Director

The Attorney General’s office and the Department of Consumer Protection charge that the executive director of the Doc Hurley Scholarship Foundation, used scholarship money for personal expenses — including dog daycare and grooming. a personal trainer, and for cash withdrawals and payments to at least one personal credit card account.

01/21/2014

Sandy Hook Elementary School (Photo by Connecticut State Police via Getty Images)

$70,000 In Newtown Donations Missing

Charity co-founder who was in charge of finances has disappeared.

01/14/2014

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28-Year Sentence In Navy Vets Charity Fraud

A judge handed down a 28-year prison sentence Monday to a man convicted of masterminding a $100 million, cross-country Navy veterans charity fraud.

12/16/2013

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George H.W. Bush Donates Wild Socks To Charity

Former President George H.W. Bush says his wife is getting fed up with his flashy socks, so he’s donated an exceptional pair of bright, cactus-themed socks to a church fundraiser.

10/18/2013

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Walk For Water Charity Cut Short After 5,000 Miles

After 5,000 miles and 18 months, Amy Russell is done walking.

08/02/2013

Twenty seven wooden angles are viewed in a yard down the street from the Sandy Hook School on Dec. 16, 2012 in Newtown, Conn. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Attorney General, Consumer Protection Ask Sandy Hook Charities For Disclosures

Connecticut authorities want to make sure that the public knows how the millions of dollars donated in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings is being spent.

03/28/2013

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Proposal Would Consolidate School Charity Fundraising Into $15 Student “Dues”

A school official in North Stonington is proposing $15-a-year student dues to consolidate some charitable giving and limit numerous fundraisers competing for money.

11/16/2012

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