Soapbox Series: What is Philanthropy? (Soapbox Series, 8)

I wished we lived in a world where no one contracted diseases that deprived them of life at 3 months or  6, 56, or 71 years of age. Steve Jobs’ death is a very public reminder that we never know how many opportunities we will get to make a difference. Millions of moms, dads, sisters, brothers, friends, classmates, and neighbors feel that visceral reminder every day. They just don’t have quite the level of media coverage for sharing their grief. So how do we measure making a difference in the lives of others? There is an interesting piece in this morning’s Washington Post about Steve Jobs’ philanthropic efforts … more specifically the lack of public documentation of them. I don’t … Read more