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News Briefing: Big Gifts, Tax Breaks and a Debate on Charity

By Kate Golden on September 6, 2007No Comment
  • The very wealthy in this country have differing views on the role philanthropy plays in combatting social ills.  [New York Times]
  • A popular way for people to contribute to charity these days?  Growing their hair and donating it for wigs.  [New York Times]
  • Ann Lurie donates $100 million toward the Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago, where she used to work.  [Chicago Sun-Times]
  • Nonprofits increasingly turn to staff members beyond their own development officers for assistance in raising money.  [Boston Globe]
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