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News Briefing: Rules Sought on Retailers’ Ties to Charities

By Kate Golden on December 17, 2007No Comment
  • Senator Robert Menendez wants tighter regulations on embedded giving, the practice of building a gift to charity into everyday purchases.  [New York Times]
  • The tenants of studios above Carnegie Hall allege nepotism in the $150 million renovation project of the famous concert building.  [Associated Press]
  • Frustration at the U.N. peacekeeping force and the dozens of aid organizations working in eastern Congo rises as violence increases.  [New York Times]
  • One individual’s quest to identify worthy causes leads to a Web site that puts an abundance of information about charities online.  [Chicago Tribune]
  • Razoo joins other Web site builders trying to reinvent how people give money to charity.  [Washington Post]
  • The global wealth boom has created a new breed of billionaire…and philanthropist.  [New York Times]
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