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    RivCoh bizceed.jp 1. What is your story and how it led you to create your own business? Being the Founder and CEO of River Cohen Giving, I have found a vehicle to promote and support various critical causes targeted at benefitting the masses. My passion for business and philanthropy is informed by need to establish lifelong partnership with leaders in the community and non-profit organization that are committed to improve the lives of people at the grass root. I make this possible by donating my time and money along with other resources. Some of the organizations I support through River Cohen Giving include Feeding American St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance, the Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix, Make-A-Wish of America among others. 2. What…

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    society through administrative philanthropy, but also Carnegie believes bequeathing money ultimately hurts the recipients. Carnegie argues that those who simply inherit wealth typically waste it by looking at those who inherit estates in Europe and writing: “The successors have become impoverished through their follies or from the fall in the value of land” (657). Carnegie uses this evidence to claim that those who inherit wealth are ultimately worse off than those who work hard to generate…

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    Vietnamese Social Work

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    Linking Buddhism-based charity and philanthropy to social work in the Vietnamese context Social work development in the collectivist culture of Vietnam The development of Vietnamese social work is deeply rooted in the specific culture of Vietnamese people (K. C. Dang, 2011). Vietnamese people have maintained their cultural norms of collectivism and familism traditions (Nguyen M. D., 1985; Truong, 2015). The core values of the Vietnam’s traditional society can be listed as humanity, mercy, and…

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    Effects Of Philanthropy

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    This article analyses the effects of the innovative “philanthropic” initiative by leading shoe brands such as, TOMS and Sketchers. In this critical analysis, I would first focus on the term corporate philanthropy, and then discuss the overall effects and success of this “one for one” initiative. First I would discuss corporate philanthropy. To regard such programs solely aimed at ameliorating underdeveloped communities would be naïve at best. We have to remember that businesses are still profit…

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    Did you know that Andrew Carnegie gave away around 350 million dollars. Andrew Carnegie Grew poor in Dunfermline, Scotland, but in 1901 he was the richest man in America. Andrew Carnegie's philanthropy made him a hero because he gave large amounts of money away, he gave jobs to others, and because of his motto. One reason he was a hero was that he gave away large amounts of money. Carnegie gave away around 350 million dollars to other people. Carnegie was the top money giver; twice as much as…

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    While there are many concepts based upon celebrity collaboration initiatives, this paper will analyze the notion that brands that team up with a celebrity philanthropist will receive higher market share. The purpose of this paper will answer the question, “to what extent does corporate philanthropy aid in social capital investing?” Specifically referencing to Victoria Beckham’s collaboration with Estée Lauder, Gwen Stefani’s collaboration with Urban Decay, and Caitlyn Jenner’s collaboration with…

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    Within the Constitution of the United States of America, the American people are given certain fundamental rights as citizens. Thus, religious freedom, one of those fundamental rights, has shaped societal trends and institutions from the beginning of our country, and philanthropy is no different. Religious freedom allowed for many denominations to flourish within this country as philanthropic institutions, and form those institutions sprung an overwhelming urge to help others. These churches…

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    As a non-profit organization, it’s subjected to evaluation by websites like Charity Navigator, who rated it as 4 out of 5 stars for financial accountability and transparency, and the American Institute of Philanthropy who rated TU with an A- overall (Charity Navigator 10/28/2015, Charity Watch 11/11/2015). In 2014, TU reported revenue of over $43 million dollars, of which 42.9% came from government grants with the rest resulting from contributions and fundraising events (Charity Navigator…

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    Religion In Philanthropy

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    Religion in philanthropy and faith-based organizations have been frequently discussed in academic literature and research. Through this literature review, I will discuss the research on both. All major religions emphasize generosity to those in need. In Christianity, believers are called to love their neighbors (Seelarbokus, 2016). In Islam, there are the concepts of the zakat and sadaqua to care for those in need (Lambarra & Riener, 2015). Judaism stresses the importance of tithing to…

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    Reading about Andrew Carnegie I got to learn more about the Gilded Age as well as the American Society during the time. Coming from a small house in Scotland to making 23 million dollars a year, Carnegie made the American dream a reality. Growing the steel industry to being bigger than any other company, Carnegie provided jobs and built foundations off his industry. Doing this Carnegie believed in Social Darwinism and felt that the working class was meant to stay poor. Underpaying his workers…

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