Entries from News Archive 2008 tagged with 'charity'

San Manuel Band donates $7.3M to nonprofits

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians of California donated a record $7.3 million to non-profits, charities, schools and other organizations. The bulk of the money went to organizations in southern California. Recipients included two chapters of the American...

Rosebud Sioux Tribe distributes 2,600 holiday turkeys

The Rosebud Sioux Tribe of South Dakota is distributing 2,600 turkeys to all households on the reservation. The cost for the annual program grew by about $10,000 due to the rising price of turkeys. But Melissa Poignee, the tribe's community...

San Manuel Band to donate $4.5M to charities

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians of California plans to donate $4.5 million to charities at a special event next month, The Riverside Press-Enterprise reports. Chairman James Ramos said the tribe wants to live up to its philanthropic mission...

Morongo Band to distribute 11,000 turkeys

The Morongo Band of Mission Indians is distributing 11,000 turkeys to families in southern California. The tribe began donating the turkeys on Monday. It's the largest donation in the tribe's history. Needy families and 46 organizations will benefit from...

Red Lake Nation receives $31M Shakopee loan

The Red Lake Nation has received a $31 million loan from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, a fellow Minnesota tribe. The loan will enable the tribe to complete three projects: a casino, a justice complex and a greenhouse. Work...

Column: Mashantucket gift comes at curious time

"It would be hard to fault the Mashantucket Pequots for their generosity to the community in the years since Foxwoods became such an enormous success. In fact, last year, as the Pequots donated $150,000 to 15 charities in Connecticut and...

Prairie Band donates $20K to charity in Kansas

The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation donated $20,000 to a charity in Topeka, Kansas, that helps low-income families. Let's Help will use the money to help participants in its adult education/GED program. The tribe donated a total of $67,500 in the...

Rincon Band donates $15K to save Christmas parade

A $15,000 donation from the Rincon Band of Luiseno Indians will save the Christmas parade in Escondido, California. The Escondido Jaycees were about to cancel the parade because organizers couldn't raise enough money for a new security fee imposed by...

Shakopee Tribe among biggest donors in Minnesota

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota has donated nearly $60 million to fellow tribes, Indian organizations and non-profits in the past two years, The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. The tribe's giving makes it one of the sources of philanthropy...

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