Whether it’s invitations to gala dinners or silent auctions, fundraising and arts and culture are as synonymous as actors and the stage. Recognizing the power of the form, some event organizers are leveraging the arts to net cash for their cause.
Originally published on Fri September 13, 2013 9:26 am
By Michaeleen Doucleff
Credit Morgan Walker / NPR
Millennials might be known to their elders for texts and tattoos, but they're also a pretty giving bunch.
Nearly 9 in 10 millennial kids in the U.S. gave to a charity at least once during two years the researchers asked about, the United Nations Foundation said Thursday. More than half of the kids gave in both years.
You're not likely to find many bankers wearing those old stereotypical green visors these days. But at U.S. Bank, some employees sport hairnets — at least when they're serving breakfast.
Every Friday morning, a group of U.S. Bank employees stands elbow to elbow at a Minneapolis soup kitchen, doling out French toast, sausage and other breakfast goodies. Most of the people getting free breakfast are homeless men who lug their belongings in plastic bags.