Monday, October 10, 2005

Hiatus

The Giving Blog is officially but temporally on hiatus to allow me time to work on other projects.

Tuesday, October 04, 2005

America's Promise to Our Children

Newsweek reports in it's Oct. 3, 2005 issue
"Forty percent of children say the American Dream is beyond their reach. A quarter don't feel safe walking alone on the streets of their own neighborhoods. Almost a third of kids under 17 went without health insurance during the last year. Marguerite Sallee, 58, a blond Republican in a power suit, cites these figures to show one thing: America needs to do a better job caring for its children."

Sunday, October 02, 2005

Intrinsic Sense of Philanthropy

"Everyone who gets involved as a volunteer does it because of an intrinsic sense of Philanthropy," said Ellen Hargis, executive director of the nonprofit Volunteer Center of Southern Arizona