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Joanne Posner-Mayer has found many ways to be philanthropic, using her time, her money and even her credit to help organizations she loves.
I recently participated in a training by the organization 21/64 (2164.net) to prepare me to be more effective at facilitating conversations across generations about values and philanthropy. One of the exercises we did was about growing goodness in children. I was struck by many of the tips, but one in particular stood out. It was how to make gratitude a habit.
Eighty-five individuals and families have chosen leave a bequest – a gift specified in their wills– or other type of planned gift to Rose Community Foundation as part of their future and estate planning. In its 20th anniversary year, the Foundation celebrates these generous donors, and their inclusion in the unique Living Legacy Tapestry.
We often help families navigate their philanthropic journey, especially during times of transition such as starting a new family fund or engaging the next generation in an existing family fund or foundation.
Alison Koff is an energetic, personable teenager who’s done more in her 17 years than most kids her age. She’s written a business plan, organized a large benefit concert and been on television – all in the name of philanthropy.