• 18 July ‘ 16
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Warren Buffett Donates More Than $2.8 Billion To Charity

(Reuters) – Warren Buffett, the billionaire chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, has donated another roughly $2.86 billion of his holdings in the company’s stock to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and four family charities, as part of his plan to give away nearly his entire fortune. Buffett’s 11th annual donation to the five charities

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  • 19 June ‘ 16
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The Future of Giving Back: Retail Vs. Online Donations

by Ricky Ribiero Ricky publishes and manages the content on BizTech magazine’s website. With the rise of crowdfunding platforms such as KickStarter, GoFundMe and Indiegogo, to name a few, you might assume the days of in-person donations are numbered. The idea of going door to door or standing outside of a store with a bell asking for

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  • 08 June ‘ 16
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Giving Veterans a Voice

By JC Oberst Gold Coast Veteran’s Foundation I am glad there are a number of veterans’ organizations in Washington D.C. that provide representation and a voice for veterans. Organizations like the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Veterans, Vietnam Veterans of America, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, the Military Officers of America

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  • 07 July ‘ 15
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Volunteers help care for Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

  By MICHAEL LYLE LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL Whether it is trail maintenance and graffiti cleanup or welcoming visitors and feeding the tortoises, the organization known as Friends of Red Rock Canyon is there to get the job done. For the past 31 years, the nonprofit has been there to help take care of the Red

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  • 07 July ‘ 15
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Meet the Volunteers Who Comfort the Dying When No One Else Can

In 2001, a dying man in a hospital asked his nurse, Sandra Clarke, to stay by his side as he passed away. He was alone with no family or friends to comfort him. She agreed, but first had to make her rounds. When she returned, the man had passed away. He died alone, but his passing changed the lives of countless

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