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Fighting Covid-19, With Dolly Parton and The Rock

Allison P. Wheeler is an assistant professor of pathology, microbiology and immunology at Vanderbilt and one of the principal investigators of a convalescent plasma trial at Vanderbilt that was launched ...
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Music Legend Herb Alpert Is the Business Journal’s Philanthropist of the Year

Herb Alpert has donated millions of dollars.Trumpeter and A&M; Records co-founder Herb Alpert, 85, who rose to fame in the 1960s with his Latin-flavored band Herb Alpert and the Tijuana ...
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What Bill Gates Wants You to Do Right Now (It Might Be Easier Than You Think)

"Philanthropy can be a lot of fun," Gates answered. "And it works at every scale, both resources and volunteer time." The pandemic has exacerbated inequality in every dimension, he added ...
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Sonu Sood responds to netizens who raised suspicion over his philanthropic work, called it a PR gig

Sonu Sood has become a messiah for hundreds of migrant workers, students and every other distressed person who has approached him for help ever since the nation went into lockdown ...
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Who are the out-of-state billionaires backing ranked-choice voting in Massachusetts?

Advertisement Arnold and his wife, Laura, are among a network of wealthy out-of-state donors helping fuel ranked-choice voting ballot initiatives in Massachusetts and beyond, by seeding local committees with millions ...
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Omega Phi Alpha hosts philanthropy event with new guidelines

Omega Phi Alpha’s 3rd annual mud volleyball tournament raised money for heart health Saturday while adhering to COVID-19 social distancing and capacity guidelines. Emma Koerner, chair of Omega Phi Alpha’s ...
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Fall brings new team for Centraide Estrie

At the annual general meeting for Centraide Estrie, several executive seats were filled by experienced leaders in the community. Marie-Claude Landry, an experienced philanthropist and previous Executive Director for Heritage ...
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Deaconess Foundation takes step to increase inclusivity

Early adopter of Power Moves Assessment by National Committee For Responsible Philanthropy. After commissioning an outside agency to assess inclusivity and diversity efforts, the Deaconess Foundation is implementing changes and ...
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Cover Story: A Fugitive Businessman’s High-Profile Bet in Myanmar

A high-profile investment project in Myanmar backed by a reclusive Chinese businessman who has done business under at least four names fell under scrutiny for allegations of illegal gambling operations, ...
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McDonald: Chamber helping celebrate Licking County’s young leaders

This month’s article celebrates the “20 under 40” leaders in Licking County. I am extremely excited for those being recognized and they should be immensely proud of their accomplishments. We ...
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