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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

How to Become More Involved in Your Community

Giving back to the community is one of the most important things one can do. It has physical and mental benefits as it helps reduce stress which has a positive effect on the immune system. Through volunteering, one gains professional experience and also gets to make new friends, widening their network. Here are ways in [...]

By | October 13th, 2017|Donald Liss, Philanthropy|Comments Off on How to Become More Involved in Your Community

3 Environmental Organizations Making A Difference

With the world’s population increasing and the threat of climate change becoming a reality, it is now more important than ever to take care of the environment. Fortunately, there are many organizations that focus on protecting and helping the environment. Below are three of the most important environmental organizations currently working to preserve the world’s [...]

By | November 7th, 2016|Donald Liss, Philanthropy|Comments Off on 3 Environmental Organizations Making A Difference

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