Steinbrenner remembered for his philanthropy
George Steinbrenner, who died July 13 and was best known as owner of the New York Yankees, also was known for his compassion and philanthropy, the Los Angeles Times reported July 13 (see Steinbrenner philanthropy story), and was a major philanthropist in his adopted home of Tampa, Fla., ABC Action News reported July 13 (see Steinbrenner charity story).
Recession dampened giving by Wisconsinites
A new survey says the recession affected the charitable giving of 56 percent of Wisconsinites polled, and 84 percent of them are giving less than they did two years ago, The Pierce County Herald reported July 12 (see Wisconsin giving story).
Hollins University completes 10-year campaign
Hollins University completed a 10-year fundraising campaign that raised $162 million, exceeding its goal by 30 percent, The Roanoke Times reported July 13 (see Hollins campaign story).