giving pledge

  • The Giving Pledge and the Jews

    The philanthropic world got a happy jolt last week when 40 members of the globe’s wealthy elite announced that they would give away more than half of their money before they died. Earlier this summer, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett officially laid down the gauntlet to their financial peers and challenged them to give away… More ▸

  • Lorry Lokey on giving it all away

     Lorry Lokey might have been the easiest sell Warren Buffett had over the past couple of months as he tried to enlist some of the world’s wealthiest citizens in the Giving Pledge challenge that he and Bill Gates issued earlier this year. Buffett and Gates have asked that their peers make the pledge now to… More ▸