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Entries by Melissa Biggs Bradley from 10/2009

A Call for Real Service, Not Lip Service

| Posted 10.13.2009 | Impact

Last week, I attended a dinner where Elie Wiesel made a call to the room full of executives to become more engaged. "When it comes to those who need help, don't rely on God," he said.

Park Avenue Princesses Prove They're More in Sync with the Times than the Real Housewives

| Posted 10.27.2009 | Style

Don't judge the cookbook Park Avenue Potluck Celebrations by its cover, but by what it serves up--easy to make comfort food with a philanthropic benefit.

Gates Foundation Gives $1 Million Award to Cairo's Garbage Pickers

| Posted 10.29.2009 | Impact

Garbage Dreams follows teenagers whose methods of trash-gathering yield much better recycling rates than Western methods. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has now awarded the NGO profiled in Garbage Dreams a $1 million grant.