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Brontë Museum Receives £20,000 Lifeline Donation from T.S. Eliot Estate

Like many museums, the Brontë Parsonage Museum in Haworth, England, the small house dedicated to preserving the artifacts and stories of the famous literary Brontë sisters who once lived there, has been closed for half of 2020. Ordinarily host to over 77,000 guests a year, the sudden stoppage of ticket and gift shop sales has […]

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Rivals GM and Ford Form Partnership in the Name of Charity

General Motors Company and Ford Motor Company have a long, contentious history between them, a rivalry called “the hundred-year” war by some. Founded only 72 miles and five years apart in the Detroit area, the two have battled over profits, market-share, and the American image for over a century. It is this inextricably linked history […]

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Philanthropic People: Eli and Edythe Broad

Eli and Edythe Broad are lovers of art and culture, and are dedicated to social responsibility and to helping others in need. The husband and wife duo are lifelong philanthropists, with a net worth in the billions. By 2012, the Broads had given $3.5 billion to charities that benefit education, the arts, science, and the […]

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USHMM Gets Two New Council Members

The United States Holocaust Memorial Council got two new council members in August this year, both appointed by President Barack Obama: S. Fitzgerald Haney and Beth Heifetz. President Obama spoke highly of the two, saying, “I am grateful these accomplished individuals have agreed to join this Administration, and I’m confident they will serve ably in […]

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Paul Allen Rocks Out for Experience Music Project

Seattle-based philanthropist Paul Allen has released a rock album of original songs, complete with collaborations from rock legends.  The album, “Everywhere at Once” by Paul Allen and the Underthinkers, was released in early August and will benefit the Experience Music Project, the rock and roll museum that Allen founded.  Collaborations include Seattle rock band Heart, […]