Category: Philanthropic Stars

Made to Give

Saturday, 11 August @ 7:07 PM

One of my favorite books of all time is the Go Giver, by John David Mann and Bob Burg. This is an allegorical novel aimed at business professionals, but I think there are lessons for all of us.  In fact, there are five laws outlined in the book, known as the Laws of Stratospheric Success. […]

Resource Shout Out: Look to the Stars

Saturday, 3 November @ 12:19 AM

Look to the Stars is an interesting resource that highlights and tracks celebrity involvement in philanthropic endeavors.   The organization aims to attract people to the efforts of the charities themselves by publicizing the positive contributions of celebrities.  Ultimately, it hopes to use a celebrity’s public value to inspire communities to become involved with charities as […]

Uncommon Giving- Erin McHugh: One Good Deed

Friday, 23 November @ 10:36 AM

Erin McHugh had spent many years doing her share of community work, before the minutiae of daily life eventually kept her too busy for those higher impulses. Then one day she learned a distant relative was actually going to be canonized. Was this a sign to reevaluate her priorities? What followed next was Erin’s wish […]

Uncommon Giving- James Patterson: Giving Kids a Lifelong Love of Reading

Monday, 26 November @ 8:56 AM

On Sunday, November 18th, Chicke Fitzgerald interviewed the “king of publishing” live from the Miami Book Fair International.  The interview centers on James Patterson’s work with kids and instilling a lifelong love of reading. From his James Patterson Pageturner Awards to his website to his regular donations of thousands of books to troops overseas. […]

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