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Solve Poverty? First Understand the Poor

People wait on the subway platform

How well do nonprofits understand the poor they’re trying to help? And how well do they preserve dignity while offering that help? These issues are front and center in a recent article by Martin Morse Wooster in Philanthropy Daily. In “Back Row America: The Fascinating Work of Chris  »  Read More

One of the Best Ways to Teach Generosity

Grandpas teach generosity

It’s not unusual for someone to come up and ask me, “How do I teach my children to be generous?” It’s a great question. I’ve found with my own kids what I think is a powerful way to teach generosity in a way that makes it stick. Here’s a quick story. When my son was at college, I  »  Read More

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Rethinking the Cost of Giving

Have you ever thought about the cost of giving? What do I mean–the cost of giving?  At a practical personal level, in so many cases, we can make personal tangible gifts–of our time, a smile, a pat on  »  Read More

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