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Living Philanthropic

Chicagoans Cooking at Home and Donating to Help Homeless Youth

Carlo Lorenzo Garcia | Posted 03.11.2014 | Impact
Carlo Lorenzo Garcia

While thinking about the over 21,000 homeless people in Chicago struggling to find ways to stay warm and avoid bed bugs, I set out to begin an online fundraising campaign and the #CHIberiaChallenge was born.

Philanthropists Need to Play Politics

Eric Kessler | Posted 11.11.2012 | Impact
Eric Kessler

The White House officials and members of Congress I spoke to were clear: At a time when the country and our legislators are sharply divided, playing politics has a greater impact than pushing policy. I don't like it. I dedicate considerable resources to change that. But for now, it is the reality.

Tips For Everyday Microgiving

Carlo Lorenzo Garcia | Posted 08.25.2011 | Impact
Carlo Lorenzo Garcia

Back in 2010, I started a mission to give everyday for a year. Along my journey, I have received many questions from people asking for tips on how to start their own everyday giving mission.

HuffPost's Greatest Person Of The Day: Chicagoan Donates Money To New Charity Every Day On Limited Budget

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

For many, donating money to charity is simply not possible. With unemployment rates just below 10 percent, and salaries being slashed in nearly every ...