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Blackbaud returns to 2nd-qtr profit

Blackbaud Inc. returned to a profit in the second quarter as revenue across most of its business units rose, and adjusted results beat expectations. Full story

Child Advocates Needs Volunteers

Child Advocates a non-profit organization which works to expedite the process of placing abused or neglected children in safe, permanent homes.  They're looking for volunteers called CASA's or Court Appointed Special Advocates. Training is set to begin this weekend.  If you're interested in becoming Full story

Chris’ list: Best city parks

Might be a nice day for a walk in the park where you live. And the non-profit group Trust for Public Land is out with its list of the best city parks! Full story

IRS vs. The Tea Party

   The IRS admitted to singling out roughly 75 nonprofit groups for extra scrutiny based on connection to conservative causes, reports CNBC's John Harwood; and Ari Melber, Nation Magazine and Phil Musser, New Frontier Strategy president, discuss.

Space tourist looks to Mars

   Nonprofit organization the Inspiration Mars Foundation, led by millionaire and the world’s first space tourist Dennis Tito, has unveiled plans for a 501-day roundtrip mission to Mars. They are aiming for a January 2018 launch. Tom Clarke of Channel Four Europe reports. 

Nonprofit takes ailing kids on wild adventures

   TODAY’s Sara Haines breaks out of the city to check out the nonprofit group Kids of Courage, which takes children with life-threatening or chronic illnesses on amazing outdoor adventures.

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  Wounded war vet gets new home — for free

A soldier from Michigan, who lost leg in Afghanistan, recieved a new home courtesy of the non-profit organization Operation Finally Home. WDIV’s Jamie Edmonds reports.

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Well-wishers light and release lanterns from non-profit organization Jerseys for Jozi in support of ailing former President Nelson Mandela outside his home in Houghton, Johannesburg July 2, 2013. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SOCIETY POLITICS HEALTH)

Children and other well-wishers light and release lanterns from non-profit organization Jerseys for Jozi in support of ailing former President Nelson Mandela outside his home in Houghton, Johannesburg
Children and other well-wishers light and release lanterns from non-profit organization Jerseys for Jozi in support of ailing former President Nelson Mandela outside his home in Houghton, Johannesburg

Children and other well-wishers light and release lanterns from non-profit organization Jerseys for Jozi in support of ailing former President Nelson Mandela outside his home in Houghton, Johannesburg, July 2, 2013. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SOCIETY HEALTH POLITICS)

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