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Three tips for organizing your first charity event

  As a budding philanthropist, you may be eager to extend your charitable efforts to some form of event, celebration, or other gathering aimed at fund collection. These initiatives can be highly effective in maximizing potential earnings for your cause or foundation of choice, all while broadening its audience by exposing it to new people. [...]

By | February 6th, 2018|Donald Liss, Philanthropy|Comments Off on Three tips for organizing your first charity event

How to be more philanthropic in the new year

  As I previously observed, the holidays are clearly one of the biggest times of the year for philanthropy. From simple donations to full-fledged volunteer efforts, the period seems to evoke a natural tendency to give back. However, just because the holidays are over, that does not mean you should halt your philanthropic urges. There [...]

By | January 4th, 2018|Donald Liss, Philanthropy|Comments Off on How to be more philanthropic in the new year

The best ways to give back during the holidays

  The holidays are commonly synonymous with empathy and compassion. During this period, we tend to see increased emphasis on charitable outreach and philanthropic involvement, and these habits remind us of our good morals as we head into the new year.   There are a variety of ways you can give to others during the [...]

By | December 11th, 2017|Donald Liss, Philanthropy|Comments Off on The best ways to give back during the holidays

Tips for starting your own charity

  If you have decided to start your own charity, congratulations; you have already taken the first step into an honorable and gracious way of life in which you will dedicate yourself to helping others. Finding the motivation to adopt this lifestyle is half the battle, but the other half can be broken down into [...]

By | December 11th, 2017|Donald Liss, Philanthropy|Comments Off on Tips for starting your own charity

Learn More About The Jewish Federations of North America

The Jewish Federations of North America is a collection of American Jewish organizations. Today the organization represents 151 Jewish Federations and 300 different Jewish communities throughout North America. This post looks at the history and philosophy of the Jewish Federations of North America as well as the many ways the organization has positively impacted the [...]

By | January 10th, 2017|Donald Liss, Philanthropy|Comments Off on Learn More About The Jewish Federations of North America

3 NYC Arts Organizations That Help Children

Participating in the arts has numerous benefits for the development of children and young adults. Research has demonstrated that children “who are involved in the arts have higher school motivation, engagement in class, self-esteem, and life satisfaction” (Australia Council for the Arts). However, there are many young people who do not have the resources or [...]

By | October 6th, 2016|Donald Liss, Philanthropy|Comments Off on 3 NYC Arts Organizations That Help Children