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

Replication of the Boards of Milton Hershey’s Non-Profit Entities

Why does Milton S. Hershey specify that the boards of his charitable entities be the same as the board of their common trustee, Hershey Trust Company? Well, in 1909, Mr. Hershey created the Milton Hershey School in Hershey, Pennsylvania.  He stipulated that the Hershey Trust Company, which he owned, be the trustee of the Trust [...]

By | October 12th, 2017|Charity, Community, Financial, Governments, Philanthropy|Comments Off on Replication of the Boards of Milton Hershey’s Non-Profit Entities