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December 27, 1992
'Tis the season when people open their hearts and their pocketbooks to those who are less fortunate--an impulse that should be honored and encouraged. Unfortunately, fraudulent charities flourish in Orange County, threatening this generosity by sullying the reputations of legitimate agencies and jading the good intentions of givers. Orange County residents can ensure their gifts are going toward the purposes for which they are intended by following a few common-sense guidelines.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 27, 1992
'Tis the season when people open their hearts and their pocketbooks to those who are less fortunate--an impulse that should be honored and encouraged. Unfortunately, fraudulent charities flourish in Orange County, threatening this generosity by sullying the reputations of legitimate agencies and jading the good intentions of givers. Orange County residents can ensure their gifts are going toward the purposes for which they are intended by following a few common-sense guidelines.
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January 29, 1992 | CARLA RIVERA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Despite record contributions by county government workers and Japanese-owned businesses, pledges to the United Way last year fell short of the organization's $23-million campaign goal, barely topping $21 million, officials announced Tuesday. Last year's total was less than the $21.4 million raised in 1990, marking the first time since 1985 that pledge totals have failed to match those of the previous year.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 29, 1992 | CARLA RIVERA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Despite record contributions by county government workers and Japanese-owned businesses, pledges to the United Way last year fell short of the organization's $23-million campaign goal, barely topping $21 million, officials announced Tuesday. Last year's total was less than the $21.4 million raised in 1990, marking the first time since 1985 that pledge totals have failed to match those of the previous year.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 25, 1999 | Chris Ceballos, (949) 248-2150
The United Way of Orange County honored the Capistrano Unified School District last week for its contributions to the charity organization over the last year. A record number of employees, 400, donated more than $34,000 to the United Way in 1998, up $10,000 from 1997.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 26, 1990
The United Way of Orange County elected its 1990-91 board of directors and saluted some of its most active volunteers this week during the organization's annual meeting. About 150 United Way volunteers and staff attended the meeting in Costa Mesa at which 15 board members were elected to serve terms of one, two and three years. Awards were presented to past board members, volunteers and business leaders for community service and support of the organization.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 16, 1987 | DAVID REYES, Times Staff Writer
After two years of cutbacks, United Way of Orange County announced Tuesday there would be no reductions in its allocations to charitable agencies next year. "We stopped the two-year downslide. There will be no cuts to agency budgets in 1988," David W. Carroll, Pacific Bell vice president and general United Way campaign chairman, said at a news conference in Garden Grove. The campaign's 1987 goal of $17.4 million in contributions most likely will be reached, Carroll said. As of Tuesday, $16.
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January 25, 1995 | Greg Johnson, Times staff writer
Selling the Sizzler: Al Punto Publicidad--To the Point Advertising--has added Sizzler International to its roster of clients. The agency's client list already included The Broadway and the United Way of Orange County. Peggy Goff is president and director of strategic planning for the agency, which is based in Costa Mesa and specializes in Hispanic marketing programs. Eduardo Bottger is vice president and creative director.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 14, 1988 | BILL BILLITER, Times Staff Writer
United Way of Orange County announced Tuesday night that it raised $18,603,428 during its 1988 drive, an 11.2% increase over 1987's amount. The announcement came during United Way's "volunteer celebration" dinner at the Anaheim Hilton Hotel. "We went for the unbelievable, and we achieved the unexpected," said Charlie Rinehart, the 1988 United Way volunteer campaign chairman.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 5, 1992
The story "United Way Scandal Puts Charities Under Scrutiny" (March 30) was a revealing assessment of the current status of guidelines and practices for nonprofit organizations. As the article said, the United Way of America in Alexandria, Va., has inspired much of the recent charity scrutiny following allegations of misconduct by its former president, William Aramony. As the situation continues to unfold, it is crucial to understand that the United Way of Orange County is only loosely affiliated with the United Way of America and is governed by local volunteers who establish policy and oversee our local organization's work.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 5, 1996 | MIMI KO CRUZ and SARAH KLEIN and HOPE HAMASHIGE
The city and its employees have been honored for a campaign that raised $22,000 for several charitable organizations. The Southern California section of the Combined Health Appeal of California presented the Best City Campaign award to Fullerton and named Denise Matson, administrative analyst for the city's Maintenance Services Department, Best Public Sector Coordinator. Matson coordinated the campaign, and employees donated the money.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 16, 1990
With less than two weeks remaining in its 1989-90 fund-raising campaign, the United Way of Orange County has reported pledges totaling $19.5 million, or about 95% of its goal. Campaign Chairman Ron Merriman said the fund drive has exceeded last year's $18.6-million pledge total and could surpass this year's goal of $20.5 million before it ends Jan. 24.
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