News & Updates

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Carolyn Aldige and Lisa McGovern, Prevent Cancer Foundation video icon

In this episode of our Building Trust Series, we talk with Carolyn "Bo" Aldige and Lisa McGovern of the Prevent Cancer Foundation® and the Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program®. The Prevent Cancer Foundation® is the only U.S.-based nonprofit organization solely dedicated to cancer prevention and early detection. Its mission is to save lives across all populations through cancer prevention and early detection.
Aug 05, 2021

Heart of Giving, Eduardo Vilaro video icon

Our guest this week is Eduardo Vilaro, Artistic Director and CEO of Ballet Hispànico in New York City. Eduardo shares his journey from childhood Cuban immigrant in the Bronx to a leader and innovator in high-end performing arts. He also discusses his efforts to expand and diversify both his performers and audience while adapting a classical dance genre to 21st-century tastes and politics.
Aug 04, 2021

Wise Giving Wednesday: Charity Overboarding

It’s common practice for charities to invite prominent business executives and community leaders to serve on their governing boards.
Aug 04, 2021

Wise Giving Wednesday: Donating More Than the Cost of a Moon Landing

On July 20, 1969, 52 years ago, with the help of Apollo 11 and the Eagle Lunar Module, Neil Armstrong placed a footprint on the surface of the moon.
Jul 28, 2021

Heart of Giving, The Power of Collaboration video icon

In this week's episode, our guests are Kari Luther Rosbeck, President and CEO, TSC Alliance and Susan E. Sherman, MHA Executive Director & CEO, The LAM Foundation. We talk about rare diseases, what motivates these leaders to work in this field, and a lot more.
Jul 27, 2021

Wise Giving Wednesday: $1.4 Million Embezzler Sentenced

On June 25, 2021, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the District of Massachusetts announced that a woman was sentenced to six years in prison and to pay restitution for two fraud and embezzlement schemes that resulted in a $1.4 million theft form two nonprofit organizations.
Jul 21, 2021