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Oxfam, Theodore Richard “Dick” Milford (1895 – 1987)

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Oxfam, Theodore Richard “Dick” Milford (1895 – 1987), Oxfam, 1942

Dick Milford was a clergyman, educator, and philanthropist in England during the first half of the 20th century who is best known for his role in the…

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Celebrity Net Worth, Sanela Diana Jenkins, Bosnian Entrepreneur & Philanthropist

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Celebrity Net Worth, Sanela Diana Jenkins, Bosnian Entrepreneur & Philanthropist, Celebrity Net Worth, None

From Wikipedia: Sanela Diana Jenkins is a Bosnian entrepreneur and philanthropist. She currently resides in California. Jenkins fled her home country…

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The Straus Historical Society, Nathan Straus (1848-1931)

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The Straus Historical Society, Nathan Straus (1848-1931), The Straus Historical Society, Circa 1920s

When we think of public service and the Straus family, we usually think of Oscar S. Straus (1850-1926). A few of his positions include Minister to…

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The Straus Historical Society, Nathan Straus: Loving Cup

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The Straus Historical Society, Nathan Straus: Loving Cup, The Straus Historical Society, Unknown

From the New York Times, August 6th, 1911 “Honor for Nathan Straus – Six Hundred Guests Give Him a Loving Cup at Hotel Kaaterskill. Six hundred…

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Straus Historical Society, Sarah Lavanburg Straus: Clara de Hirsch Home for Working Girls

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Straus Historical Society, Sarah Lavanburg Straus: Clara de Hirsch Home for Working Girls, Straus Historical Society, Circa 1889

In 1887, when Oscar S. Straus (1850-1926) was minister to Constantinople, he and his wife Sarah Lavanburg Straus (1861-1945) became friendly with…

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Council on Foundations, Council on Foundations

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Council on Foundations, Council on Foundations, COF, 1949

The focus of the Council on Foundations is to create an organized pathway for foundations to take advantage of the unique confluence of opportunities…

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Library of Congress Catalog No. 2003690078, Bernard M. Baruch 1870 - 1965, U.S. Financier, Stock-market Speculator, Statesman & Political Consultant

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Library of Congress Catalog No. 2003690078, Bernard M. Baruch 1870 - 1965, U.S. Financier, Stock-market Speculator, Statesman & Political Consultant, Library of Congress, 1961

Bernard Mannes Baruch was a U.S. financier, stock-market speculator, statesman, and political consultant. After his success in business, Baruch…

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Samuel D. Ehrhart, Peter Cooper's Generous Example

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Samuel D. Ehrhart, Peter Cooper's Generous Example, Library of Congress, 1902

"If you haven’t got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble." - Bob Hope Peter Cooper (February 12, 1791 – April 4, 1883)…

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United Way, United Way Partnership with the NFL

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United Way, United Way Partnership with the NFL, United Way, Various

"The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have." - Leonard Nimoy In 1887, a Denver woman, a priest, two ministers and a rabbi recognized…

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Habitat for Humanity, Jimmy Carter, Habitat for Humanity Supporter

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Habitat for Humanity, Jimmy Carter, Habitat for Humanity Supporter, Habitat for Humanity, Unknown

"Habitat has opened up unprecedented opportunities for me to cross the chasm that separates those of us who are free, safe, financially secure, well…

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