Who Is Melinda Gates?

I’d recently written an article about Bill Gates and his very generous commitment to donate $100 million to help find a cure for Alzheimer’s. Bill Gates is known the world over for being the world’s richest person and co-founding Microsoft; and in recent years, he’s getting much more recognition for becoming one of the world’s [...]

By | January 9th, 2018|Blog, Charity, Community, Financial, International, Philanthropy|Comments Off on Who Is Melinda Gates?

How to Make Your Charitable Donations Tax Deductible

The holiday season is officially here! And with it comes a heavy emphasis on giving and charitable contributions. But festivities and philanthropy aren’t the only things a new year brings. It also brings the beginning of tax season. While donating to charity is a great thing to do on its own merit, it doesn’t hurt [...]

By | January 8th, 2018|Blog, Charity, Community, Financial, Taxes|Comments Off on How to Make Your Charitable Donations Tax Deductible

The Year in Disaster: How to Help

With the dawn of 2018 just around the corner, I figured we should take some time to reflect on what  this year has brought us. 2017 has been a trying year for many reasons, and because of this, it will likely not soon be forgotten. Without a doubt, this year has been one of the [...]

By | December 28th, 2017|Blog, Charity, Community, Financial, Philanthropy|Comments Off on The Year in Disaster: How to Help

How to Donate Uniquely This Holiday Season

Winter is upon us. The days are getting shorter, nights are getting longer weather is getting colder and several holidays are knocking on the door. And with those holidays comes the holiday giving season. It is the time of year where we all dig deep into our pockets and donate what we can to those [...]

By | November 21st, 2017|Blog, Charity, Community, Philanthropy|Comments Off on How to Donate Uniquely This Holiday Season

Bill Gates Pledges $100 Million to Cure Alzheimer’s

The human body is a curiosity. Over the centuries we have come to understand it greatly, and yet, many of its wonders still elude us. There are still many diseases that plague human beings and even with all of the advancements in technology over the last few decades, we still lack long-lasting, definite cures.   [...]

By | November 20th, 2017|Blog, Charity, Community, Philanthropy|Comments Off on Bill Gates Pledges $100 Million to Cure Alzheimer’s

California Wildfires: How Can You Help?

It seems as though mother nature is incredibly upset this year. Only a few months prior, North America and the Caribbean Islands were devastated by a series of earthquakes and hurricanes that sent whole countries into disarray. Millions have been affected by these disastrous events, and just when it seemed as though we could look [...]

By | October 23rd, 2017|Blog, Charity, Community, Philanthropy|Comments Off on California Wildfires: How Can You Help?

Important Lessons from Philanthropists

Philanthropy is a necessity in our society. Whether it is proposed by the wealthy or the poor, philanthropy allows us to better ourselves and our fellow man. It also allows us to learn a great deal about life and what it means to be a better person. Philanthropists are some of the most insightful people [...]

By | October 20th, 2017|Blog, Charity, Community, Philanthropy|Comments Off on Important Lessons from Philanthropists

Hurricane Maria and Mexico Earthquake: How we can Help

It feels as if just yesterday Texas, Florida and the Caribbean were all being pelted by disastrous hurricanes. These places have not yet recovered (and will likely not fully recover for several years) and Mother Nature has already shown her fury yet again in the form of Hurricane Maria and a massive earthquake. The Caribbean [...]

By | October 2nd, 2017|Blog, Charity, Governments|Comments Off on Hurricane Maria and Mexico Earthquake: How we can Help

How to Help Houston: Hurricane Harvey Relief

As a member of the Hershey community and former CEO of The Hershey Trust Company, I have spearheaded several philanthropic and charitable endeavors and programs for the area; I am no stranger to philanthropy. I embrace it. And the events that are unfolding in Texas are absolutely tragic; they are a reminder of just how [...]

By | September 18th, 2017|Blog, Charity, Community, Philanthropy|Comments Off on How to Help Houston: Hurricane Harvey Relief

Welcome!

Welcome to Robert Vowler's first post on his community blog.

By | August 21st, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Welcome!