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Where Do You Give and Why?

Where do you give and why?

The act of charity is a powerful vehicle to make a positive difference in the world. Your money can contribute to saving lives and make an impact on serious problems in our world today. As an intern at AJWS for the grants department I could not help but to wonder what my giving priorities were. I rigorously began evaluating my own impact... Read more

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The Best of Both Worlds: Back to the Future of Philanthropy

May 11, 2012 by American Jewish World Service  | 

The following post was originally published by eJewishPhilanthropy.

by Sandy Cardin

Ask anyone to name the greatest philanthropists of all time – Jewish or otherwise – and they will invariably identify people known for giving away huge sums of money. From Rockefeller to Rothschild,... Read more

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MEET OUR FINALISTS: TYSON BRADY

May 09, 2012 by Sasha  | 

Tyson Brady is a design student at the University of Washington, who wants to make giving a more interactive experience.

WDYG: What is your educational and professional background?

TB: I am currently a sophomore design student at the University of Washington. Although my focus is... Read more

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MEET OUR FINALISTS: Federico Zannier

May 08, 2012 by Sasha  | 

Federico Zannier is an electronic engineer living in New York. He’s working to make giving more fun!

WDYG: What is your educational and professional background?

FZ: I am an Electronic Engineer with a background in Nanotechnology and Interaction Design, currently pursuing a Master at New... Read more

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MEET OUR FINALISTS: Kristen Baumlier-Faber

May 07, 2012 by Sasha  | 

Kristen Baumlier-Faber is a professor from Cleveland, Ohio. Her submission, entitled Hand + Heart, focuses on gaming to educate users and inspire them to give to those in need.

WDYG: What is your educational and professional background?

KBF: I have a BFA and MFA degrees in Fine Arts. I... Read more

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MEET OUR FINALISTS: Julie Wohl

May 06, 2012 by Sasha  | 

Our next finalist is Julie Wohl from Altoona, PA. Julie has a background in art and Jewish education, and likes to combine the two in her personal and professional life.

WDYG: What is your educational and professional background?

JW: I received my Master’s in Jewish Education from the... Read more

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Meet Our Finalists: Michael Cohn MOreau

May 04, 2012 by Sasha  | 

Every day from now until May 15 when we announce our Grand Prize Winners, we’ll be featuring one of our finalists on our blog so you can get to know them a little better! Our first finalist is Michael Cohn Moreau from Nashville, TN. Join us in congratulating him!

WDYG: What is your... Read more

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