What is your idea of philanthropy? If you’re thinking of wealthy billionaires, the Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit organization Capital Cause just might change your mind. I wrote about Capital Cause’s “2nd Annual Changemakers Reception,” held last month, for emPower Magazine. Here’s an excerpt from the story:
“When people generally recognize philanthropy, they recognize philanthropists who have given in larger amounts—people who have given $1 million checks or $10,000 checks,” says Kezia Williams, chairperson and co-founder of Capital Cause. “But since our mission is any amount counts, no gift is too small, no act of service inconsequential, we decided that even those young people who were giving in small amounts deserved to be recognized for what they were doing.”
Read the full story “Grassroots Giver: Capital Cause is the New Face of Philanthropy.” And don’t forget to leave a comment on emPower Magazine’s website and let me know what you think!