October 03, 2017

Daily News Roundup: GoFundMe Raises $3 Million for Las Vegas Victins

Top News and Features

GoFundMe Drive Raises $3 Million for Las Vegas Shooting Victims (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Ministry Drops Bias Claims Against Charity-Tracking Website GuideStar (Fox News). Also read Chronicle articles about GuideStar's decision to label what it considered hate groups, its reversal of that decision, and GuideStar CEO Jacob Harold's opinion piece about that reversal.

Louisville's Endowment Gain Clouded by $38 Million Write-Off and Investigation (Bloomberg). Also read The Chronicle's data analysis of nonprofit endowments, which shows their rapid growth.

About Hurricane Relief

‘Outraged’ at U.S. Government Response in Puerto Rico, Oxfam Steps In to Help (The Hill)

A Volunteer Mapathon to Pinpoint Areas Hardest Hit in Puerto Rico (The New York Times)

More News and Features

Poor Kenyans Receiving GiveDirectly Funds Create a Savings Club (NPR)

Detroit Lions Owner Martha Ford Offers Players Money for Charity if They Stand for National Anthem (The Root)