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3Qs: Philanthropy in the wake of tragedy

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by Greg St. Martin, news@Northeastern (May 22, 2013)

Tragic events like last month’s Boston Marathon bomb­ings and the dev­as­tating tor­nado in Okla­homa this week have inspired incred­ible acts of kind­ness from people living in those com­mu­ni­ties, as well as others across the country. Many of those efforts come in the form of phil­an­thropy. We asked Rebecca Riccio, the founding pro­gram director of North­eastern Students4Giving who teaches in the Human Ser­vices pro­gram, to examine how char­i­table efforts unfold in the wake of tragedy, and the impor­tance of being an informed donor.

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Published On: May 22, 2013 | Tags: ,,,,,,,
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