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American Immigrants Are a Force of Giving

The United States has immigrants from many different world countries. Some were raised in poverty-stricken situations and were seeking political asylum. Others came from affluent families and arrived to attend an American college or university. Young and old come to the states for a variety of different reasons. However, not many are aware that a […]

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Why it Feels Good to Give

Day in and day out, humans mostly focus on themselves. Whether it’s how much money they’re making or how they can make themselves happy, more often than not, their days are spent selfishly. When people break that norm and choose to dedicate their time to give back, they find that the act of giving others […]

Poverty and the Pareto Distribution: Part II

In my last blog, I covered the Pareto Distribution and how it relates to the problems of inequality throughout nature. We left off with a critique of the Marxist view that Capitalism was to fault…

Poverty and the Pareto Distribution: Part 1

In any given society, people tend to stack up at zero. What do I mean by this? Well, the Occupy Wall Street Movement was a good, recent example of the outrage that people had towards the 1%…

A Move Towards True Help: Understanding Carnegie’s Gospel of Wealth

Adam Gant shares some wisdom on how to better understand Carnegie’s “Gospel of Wealth”, and what the implications are for those who take heed of its commands.

Beating Poverty with a Smartphone

Adam Gant talks about the ease in which we can help contribute to the elimination of poverty, as well as some creative and interesting ways to to so in the modern era.

Philanthropy Spotlight: The Ocean Cleanup

Adam Gant turns a spotlight to one of his favorite organizations, the Ocean Cleanup.

Why Charity Can Only Take Us So Far

Adam Gant talks about the important distinction between charity and philanthropy, the unique benefits of philanthropy, and why we should always seek to instill love and respect in people.

Creating Communities with the Greater Victoria Housing Society

A young, single mother. A man who lost the use of his legs. A recovering drug addict. An old woman living on a fixed income. It may seem like these stories couldn’t be more different, but they actually all share a common thread: The characters are all real people from Victoria who faced serious challenges […]

Serving Hope with the Our Place Society

Winter is well on its way, and soon, everyone will spend their days inside with thermostats and fireplaces to keep them warm even when the snow starts falling. Anyone brave enough to stay outside will be clad in suits of armor consisting of scarves, hats, mittens, heavy coats, and layer after layer of clothes. However, […]

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