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Haiti earthquake relief resource guide
As ever-more horrific dispatches from Haiti pour in, it's easy to be overwhelmed by the sheer magnitude of the carnage. But even though Haiti requires an almost incomprehensible amount of relief aid to merely staunch the bleeding, there are myriad opport
How Bostonians can get involved
| January 15, 2010
Give peace a chance
This year marks the 40th anniversary of John Lennon and Yoko Ono's Bed-In, which found the newlywed couple pontificating about peace from their Amsterdam honeymoon bed for a week. Decades later, the couple is still working together to promote social ju
Yoko Ono on why John Lennon's art remains relevant
| August 28, 2009
Only the awesome need apply
What if Eli and Edythe Broad, two important financial backers of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard in Cambridge, had gone batshit crazy back in the early '00s and decided to go in a different direction with their philanthropy?
Free Money Dept.
| July 24, 2009
Our local heroes
Working behind the scenes
Working behind the scenes
JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ and DAVID SCHARFENBERG
| April 17, 2009
Miles for meals
Wiping out hunger in Massachusetts isn't quite as simple as mauling a fistful of cheese puffs and calling it a day.
Marching on Empty Stomachs
SARA FAITH ALTERMAN
| April 10, 2009
3. Bernie Madoff
Besides his scam to rob rich entitled crooks who looted the global financial structure, this Ponzi scheming mastermind also crippled numerous non-profits, charities, and schools. We think he's unsexy, but his cellmates will probably enjoy those chubby, s
Besides his scam to rob rich entitled crooks who looted the global financial structure, this Ponzi scheming mastermind also crippled numerous non-profits, charities, and schools. We think he's unsexy, but his cellmates will probably enjoy those chubby, smirking cheeks around their swollen junk.
Boston Phoenix Staff
| March 26, 2009
What does it take to get young people to give money to environmental organizations?
| August 05, 2008
The big ask
A woman at my workplace regularly solicits donations for a variety of charities.
Ask Dr. Lovemonkey
| January 17, 2008
A holiday sample-pack
I always give local music at the holidays.
Albums to pick up for all your friends and family
| December 12, 2007
Give a goat for $150
The holiday season is traditionally a time of wonder and wastefulness.
CAITLIN E. CURRAN
| December 05, 2007
December 2, 2007
| November 28, 2007
Cutting off your taxes to spite Uncle Sam
Take Larry Dansinger, who lives in Monroe, and who has withheld some or all of his owed taxes for years in opposition to US military action and policy.
| October 31, 2007
This school is all about fun. Period.
A local School of Rock; the ’Mericans; and more
| July 17, 2007
Son of a beach
The beach at Casa Diablo is closed.
Leave it to state minions to spoil a perfect summer day
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| July 11, 2007
The Ultimate Gift
Stingy are the rich, as we know from Ebenezer Scrooge and even Bill Gates before he became a crusading philanthropist.
Pretty hoky stuff
| March 14, 2007
Peter Gammons's doubleheader
There’s no question that a close relationship has developed between Boston’s music scene and its baseball team .
Hot Stove, Cool Music, the Paradise Rock Club, January 6 and 7, 2007
| January 10, 2007
It’s not eBay, but it might be better for the Earth.
| December 27, 2006
Ever wonder what became of all the tax dollars and personal donations you sent to the Gulf Coast over the past year in the wake of Hurricane Katrina? Slideshow: Annie Card photographs the survivors and wreckage of Hurricane Katrina.
How a local Hurricane Katrina volunteer is changing the shape of relief work
| August 29, 2006
Hot Stove Cool Music
It would be as unfair to call the second annual Hot Stove Cool Music benefit concert at Fenway Park a week ago last Wednesday a disaster as it would be to confirm that it was an unqualified success. Slideshow: Hot Stove Cool Music, July 12, 2006
Rock and rain at Fenway
| July 14, 2006
Thanks to a $500,000 gift from two philanthropic organizations in Massachusetts’s Indian-American community, PEM has almost tripled its existing gallery space for Indian art, and it’s celebrating the occasion with "Of Gods and Mortals, Traditional Art
Indian art expands at PEM; stone artists rock on at Garden in the Woods
| July 07, 2006
The rich and the petty
As it happens, many of America’s wealthiest people, including Warren Buffett and co-philanthropist Bill Gates, want the US to keep the estate tax. But someone must stand up for the Paris Hiltons of this country.
Forbes whines, Buffett shines
DAVID S. BERNSTEIN
| June 28, 2006
The news that the CCE would sell its building just four months after vowing to remain in its Longfellow Square home is just the tip of the bad-news iceberg.
Center for Cultural Exchange’s books out of balance
| June 15, 2006
June 4, 2006
Waxing moon in Virgo, VOC 8:30 pm to 5:08 am Monday. Mercury moves into Cancer; Mars moves into Leo. When is the last time you did something nice for someone less fortunate (whom you didn’t know or didn’t like)? Today is super for charity, particularly f
| June 01, 2006
Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer
Philanthropy just got a little sweeter.
May 8-14, 2006
| May 03, 2006
All about the G.O.D.
Are you for real? People of color, and Johnny Cash, have been singing about the G.O.D. for a long-ass time (“ God Rocks ,” March 3).
Letters to the Boston editor, March 17, 2006
| March 15, 2006
Members of Catholic Charities
| March 09, 2006
While the battle over same-sex marriage dominates the headlines in the ongoing struggle for gay-and-lesbian equality, many other battles are just as important, if not more so.
Catholic Charities depart from tradition
| March 09, 2006
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