Meet the Stars

Myra Boblowit and Evelyn Lauder Discuss Breast Cancer Awareness

Big Sable Lighthouse; Ludington, Michigan

Newman’s Own Organics’ product sales generate money for the Newman’s Own Foundation to give away, but Nell Newman’s philanthropy also extends to advocating for organic farming and sustainable agriculture.

Dr. Anderson founded the Albany Movement in Albany, Georgia in the early 1960’s and worked with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to desegregate society and secure voting rights for African American citizens.

Dan Pallotta is a social entrepreneur and author of the book Uncharitable.

Virginia Esposito is the President of the National Center for Family Philanthropy, an organization devoted to “promote philanthropic values, vision, and excellence across generations of donors and donor families.”

Mike Farrell is best known for his role as B.J. Hunnicutt on the hit television show M*A*S*H. Farrell also starred in the hit television show Providence as well as movies and live theatre. He has been a devoted social activist for several decades championing human rights and speaking out against the death penalty.

David Harris is best known for his social activism in the 60’s and 70’s, particularly for going to jail for refusing to serve in the Vietnam War. He is also a notable author of several books and wrote for the New York Times.

Senator Grassley is the ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee which is charged with overseeing the U.S. nonprofit sector.

Teens from the Forrest Hills school district in Grand Rapids, MI subsist without food for 30 hours to learn what people who lack food experience.

Aaron Dorfman is Executive Director of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP). NCRP “promotes philanthropy that serves the public good, is responsive to people and communities with the least wealth and opportunity, and is held accountable to the highest standards of integrity and openness.”

Debra writes her Good Connections column for the Kansas City Star newspaper.