Latest Charles Bronfman Stories

2011-04-21 11:31:00

Charles R. Bronfman to Share Personal Remarks NEW YORK, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An extraordinary event will take place on Thursday, May 12, 2011, at The Grand Hyatt New York. That evening, the Grand Ballroom will be filled with heroes who have saved the lives of complete strangers, and witnesses present to hear their stories. They are not the usual heroes - policemen, firemen, or doctors. They are everyday people who have selflessly given of themselves and donated bone...

2009-10-22 08:05:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite a slow economy, 2008 saw $308 billion in charitable giving, with almost 75 percent coming from individual donors.* At a time when people are being forced to stretch their philanthropic dollar, renowned philanthropists Charles Bronfman and Jeffrey Solomon have written the definitive guide to getting the most out of one's giving. Part "how to" and part memoir, The Art of Giving: Where the Soul Meets a Business Plan (November, 2009) is a must-read...

2009-01-22 12:19:00

Ben Wildman-Tobriner, 200,000th Taglit-Birthright Israel Participant, Finds Inspiration in Israel Despite Current Conflict New York, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- When three-time world champion and Olympic gold medal winning swimmer, Ben Wildman-Tobriner was selected as Taglit-Birthright Israel's 200,000th participant, he expected that he would have a life-changing experience. What he did not anticipate, however, was having the opportunity to change other people's lives by sharing his own...

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