Tag Archives: Service

In Memory Of Halina…and the Shadow Side of Service

It seems fitting on Memorial Day that I write a memorial of my own. My 84-year-old neighbor and friend Halina Kiesig died this past week in her assisted living home. Among a host of other problems, she suffered from congestive … Continue reading

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Putting Food in the Mouths of Others: Family Philanthropists Feed the Homeless

I have to admit: There’s something about it being 5 degrees outside that makes me feel, well, less than charitable. But this wasn’t the case for the 11 family philanthropists who dedicated one of their nights in New York to … Continue reading

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Free Webinar to Inspire Mindfulness & Action

Okay – here’s a good question: How do we abide fully in the spirit of of our giving and work with others? Our lives are full, we are all busy people and it’s all too easy to slip into  mindless … Continue reading

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New Blog for the Charitable at Heart

Hello and welcome! This is a new blog for grantmakers, donors, mission-driven folks and otherwise charitable beings: anyone thinking about philanthropy, doing philanthropy, or engaged in activism or service. Whether you are making grants, giving away money or goods or … Continue reading

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