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Dedication to a cause

Whether it’s rehoming abused donkeys, campaigning for the establishment of a Palestinian state, volunteering for a political party’s election campaign, or fundraising for a homeless charity, causes come in many, many forms. 549 more words


How capitalism helps everyone flourish

In my business ethics course we always discuss the social context of business, particularly the implications of different social systems: the prevailing mixed economy, socialism, and capitalism. 727 more words


Altruism and the desire to do good

For many people, the desire to leave the world a better place for having been in it, even if only on an infinitesimally small scale, is closely connected to what gives their life meaning. 558 more words


U.S. charitable giving projected to grow in 2015 & 2016

From the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University:

Charitable giving in the United States is expected to grow by 4.8 percent in 2015 and by an additional 4.9 percent in 2016, according to The Philanthropy Outlook, a new report researched and written by the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. 40 more words

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Being a Philanthropist Without Money

From the Huffington Post:

People say philanthropy is only for the rich. This is a lie.

When anyone gives anything with good heart, he or she becomes a philanthropist — a conduit and a catalyst for love. 131 more words


Super (Generosity) Bowl: Which Team Has the Edge?

From the Chronicle of Philanthropy:

The New England Patriots are a slight favorite to defeat the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl on Sunday, but which team (and their respective region) holds the edge in terms of generosity? 80 more words


Realisation of belonging.

Why is it that I finch at the slightest incident where another is hurting – be it on film or right in front of me? Why is it that I cry at not so sad a movie – but it’ll have me sobbing! 641 more words

Relationship Angst