Alicia PhilippView Posts by Contributor

Over the past several months, we’ve heard about people like Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, Ted Turner and others joining America’s Giving Pledge to donate the majority of their wealth to philanthropy. This spotlight on giving is inspiring and wonderful to see, but I say, don’t let the billionaires have all the fun!

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