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

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

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