“I have more than enough.” With these five words, University of Virginia Men’s Basketball Head Coach Tony Bennett explained why he turned down a substantial raise this year so that the money can be used instead to support UVA’s athletic programs. In August, Coach Bennett participated in the Charlottesville 29 auction, which benefitted the Blue [...]
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In early summer, each chamber of Congress passed its own version of the Farm Bill, which funds critically important food assistance programs for food banks as well as for SNAP – the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly called food stamps. The Senate passed a bi-partisan bill – 86 voting yes, 11 voting no – that [...]
It’s easy to care about a hungry child. But what about her mom and dad? How compassionate are we toward the parents, especially if their family’s plight is the result of their own, poor choices? It’s a tough question. We Americans are unique in the world for the measure of our philanthropy, but we also [...]