Philanthropy Roundup: September 2019

Stockton Mayor Michael Tubs. Photo by Lily Jamali/KQED.
Stockton Mayor Michael Tubs. Photo by Lily Jamali/KQED.

If you’re a philanthropist, your schedule might make it hard to keep up with the latest news, topics and emerging trends in the world of giving back.

That’s why we’re making it easier for you to stay current.

Our “Philanthropy Roundup” posts highlight stories – at the local and national level – that are valuable to our readers and will keep you up to date in the world of philanthropy. Check out the articles below.

Philanthropy Roundup

Opinion: A call to philanthropy to help all Californians rise
San Jose Mercury News
California’s economy is thriving, but not all Californians are sharing in that prosperity. This thought-provoking article written by the Mayor of Stockton talks about how philanthropists, nonprofits and governments can work together to empower the people and communities who have been left behind.

Barbers-in-training give kids fresh back-to-school cuts
The San Diego Union-Tribune
More than 350 children from all over San Diego showed up to get free haircuts and school supplies. As part of the charitable project, forty students and a handful of licensed barbers spent the morning giving children fresh looks for the new school year. Not only did it provide the barbers with an opportunity to practice their skills, but it was a way for the group to give back to the community in a unique way.

Karmagawa’s Timothy Sykes Says Philanthropy Will Change Your Business

You can spend all day every day building a business, but what should you do when it becomes successful? Millionaire entrepreneur Timothy Sykes advocates for giving back to good causes. To date, this charity has built 54 schools in developing countries and aims to build 1,000 more in developing countries.

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