This will be the first of several posts of this type where I will share stories I come across about giving in the news – the stories will be focussed on philanthropists and/or social entrepreneurship.
Giving in the news this week
This week, the stories are about a US world cup soccer star using social media to raise over $12,000 for blood cancer research, and how 2 major clothing retailers are also giving back by doing sales promotions – you don’t want want to miss these sales!
Here are the links for the full stories :
- Landon Donavan, soccer star and Giver!
- Gap Give and Get promotion. Get your online coupon for 30% off and also 5% of sales goes to fight blood cancer!
- Vineyard Vines save 20% on purchases made from September 1 through September 19, 2010. A portion of sales will be donated back to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). Download your coupon here!
That’s it for this time! I hope you enjoy (and benefit from) these great stories of Giving in the News!
Living with Purpose. Live Fulfilled.
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