Title: Attorney, Owner
Company: Rogers & Bell
Location: Tulsa, Okla.
Sharon J. Bell is managing partner of Rogers and Bell. Her practice focuses on charitable organizations and estate planning. 284 more words
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
It doesn’t happen often but it happens once in a while. Someone arrives at our charity to ask for help, and he or she receives food, or clothes, or financial help with their ID or tools for work. 724 more words
Friday, November 6, 2015
In our agency—as, I imagine, in any charity—we receive a frequent criticism: “You promote dependency. Your services for the poor don’t help them; instead, they come to depend on your handouts of food and clothes instead of motivating themselves to change their situation.” This commentary might be accompanied by other common pronouncements about the needy: “Being dependent on you means that they can choose to live on the street” or “Your efforts contribute to a culture in which dependency becomes a way of life.” 546 more words