The Increasing Popularity of Donor-Advised Funds, in New York and Elsewhere

Jun 21, 15 The Increasing Popularity of Donor-Advised Funds, in New York and Elsewhere

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Savvy investors who would like to help a charitable foundation have other options for their largess aside from direct giving or setting up a private foundation. One other option worth considering is giving to or creating a donor-advised fund. As a method for delivering funds to charitable organizations, Donor-advised funds have...

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Lindsay Lohan in Fort Greene Doing Community Service

May 18, 15 Lindsay Lohan in Fort Greene Doing Community Service

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In order for Lindsay Lohan to avoid about 6 months in jail for reckless driving, she will need to spend 115 hours doing community service before May 28 comes around. Lucky for the children at the Duffield Children’s Center in Fort Greene, Lohan started clocking those hours last Wednesday, bringing warm smiles to many of the...

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Organizations that Offer Support with Illness or Aging

Feb 02, 15 Organizations that Offer Support with Illness or Aging

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Navigating one’s way through an illness, or the difficulties of aging can be a daunting process. Luckily there are several organizations that exist to offer a helping hand through the complexities of confronting illness. Brooklyn-based Refuah Resources, headed by Rabbi Shuky Berman with Jack Lefkowitz co-chairing the board,...

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City Awards $17 Million to Wrongfully Imprisoned Brothers

Jan 13, 15 City Awards $17 Million to Wrongfully Imprisoned Brothers

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Robert Hill, Alvena Jennette and Darryl Austin, all half-brothers, will receive $17 million as compensation for spending 60 years in prison between the three men. Their convictions for murder, all made during the crime-laden 1980s, were overturned in May by State Supreme Court Justice Neil J. Firetog. All three cases involved the...

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The Silverfern Group Announces New Headquarters Location

After ten years of strong growth, The Silverfern Group is moving its headquarters. The new location at 599 Lexington Avenue in Manhattan will afford The Silverfern Group additional and much needed space for its continued growth as a leader in active global co-investment. Co-managing partner Reeta Kapani Holmes expressed her...

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