The Importance of Philanthropy as a Helene

The Importance of Philanthropy as a Helene

The history of the word “philanthropy” comes from the Greeks who coined the phrase over 2,500 years ago around 500 BC. They defined the word to mean “the love of humanity.” The word found its origin in the ancient Greek myth, Prometheus Bound. The tale goes a little...
Maximize Your Charitable Giving

Maximize Your Charitable Giving

When donating your hard-earned dollars to charity, you want to make sure you’re donation is having a significant impact. Maximize your gifts to charity by following these easy steps. Include non-cash gifts as part of your philanthropic efforts Make no mistake, giving...
How to Engage Next-Gen Donors

How to Engage Next-Gen Donors

There has been a lot of talk amongst business and government leaders about attracting the Gen Xers and Millennials. Younger people, as they have throughout history, are taking on different generational values than their elders. This opens the question of how to...
Who was Alexander the Great?

Who was Alexander the Great?

As a Greek-American, I value both cultures and the ways we got to where we are today. One of the main influencers of the world was Hellene, Alexander the Great. Alexander was born in 356 B.C. to Philip II and his fourth wife, Olympias. Many of his accomplishments...
Philanthropy Trends

Philanthropy Trends

Philanthropy is much more than just signing a check to your favorite nonprofit organization nowadays. It’s an opportunity to make a strategic investment that will transform both you as the donor and the society around you. If you’re looking to become a stronger...