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Uncommon Giving- Feeding America: Hunger in The Land of Plenty with Ross Fraser and Ryan Munder

Saturday, 22 December @ 9:28 AM

The latest data from the United States Department of Agriculture shows that nearly 49 million Americans experience “food insecurity” each year – that is, they’re not sure where they’ll find their next meal. That staggering number includes nearly 17 million children. Feeding America provides low-income individuals and families with the fuel to survive and even […]

Uncommon Giving- SLI: Honoring Sports Legacy’s with Chris Nowinski

Sunday, 6 January @ 7:15 AM

Sports Legacy Institute was founded on June 14, 2007, in Boston, Massachusetts, by CEO, Christopher Nowinski and Dr. Robert Cantu in reaction to new medical research indicating that brain trauma in sports had become a public health crisis. SLI is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to solving the concussion crisis in sports and the military through medical […]

The Impact of the New Tax Act on Giving – Surprisingly Charitable

Wednesday, 9 January @ 4:04 PM

  The new tax act features beneficial provisions for charitable giving.  This article is reprinted from Crescendo Interactive. On January 1, 2013, both the Senate and House passed the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (ATRA). The bill resolved the “fiscal cliff” and includes a number of provisions that will be favorable for philanthropy and […]

Uncommon Giving-The Economist Business Editor, Matthew Bishop-The Philanthrocapitalism Revolution

Saturday, 12 January @ 10:10 AM

From Buffett to Bono, how today’s leading philanthropists are revolutionizing the field, using new methods to have a vastly greater impact on the world. For philanthropists of the past, charity was often a matter of simply giving money away. For the philanthrocapitalists—the new generation of billionaires who are reshaping the way they give—it’s like business. […]

Uncommon Giving-Margaret May Damen: A Virtuous Legacy of the Boom Generation

Saturday, 19 January @ 5:51 AM

With over 43 million Boom-Generation Women at or nearing the age of retirement, the American population is reaching what has been described as the great wealth transfer, and with women outliving men, or choosing to live alone, the role of women in decisions concerning philanthropic dollars will be critical to the economic, political and moral […]

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