A man who sometimes held his coat together with safety pins and had a long-time habit of foraging for firewood also had a knack for picking stocks — a talent that became public after his death when he bequeathed $6 million to his local library and hospital.
WTIC listeners donated $221,000 to the Salvation Army, through this year’s Holiday Store fundraiser.
More than $28 million has been donated to charities in connection to the deadly 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
While shoppers were spending Black Friday at the mall, some people in Rhode Island were taking a break from commerce and giving away a winter coat for the state’s 17th annual “Buy Nothing Day.”
New York Yankees fans in Connecticut outnumber followers of the rival Red Sox, but the Boston World Series champions are winning support for the team’s charity in Connecticut.
Connecticut’s attorney general says a foundation overseeing more than $11 million in donations received in response to the Newtown school shooting did not violate donor intent in its decisions for allocating the money to victim families and the community.
Connecticut’s U.S. senators called Friday for an independent audit of more than $11 million in donations received in response to the Newtown school shooting to determine what donors wanted done with the money.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s U.S. senators are calling for an independent audit of more than $11 million in donations received in response to the Newtown school shooting to determine what donors wanted done […]
Newtown officials are asking people to stop sending gifts to the grief-stricken community, saying they are deeply grateful, but can’t handle the donation deluge.