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Benjamin Nathan

One tradition I love is giving a dollar bill to someone before they go on a journey. The idea is to safeguard the person’s travels by asking them to be the messenger of your good deed, delivering that dollar to someone in need when they reach their destination. I do this all the time –…


Aaron Holiday

My wife and I personally organize a fundraiser each year called The Holiday Party, which is an opportunity to bring our networks together to raise money for causes we care about.  I’ve been fortunate to build a career and a network around people who are very diverse, who are all special and amazing people. I…


Joanne Wilson

The first major philanthropic gift that my husband and I gave was to Madison Square Park in NYC.  Our first apartment was up the street from the park.  We walked through it every single day.  When we lived there the park was super gritty but it was our park.  We had just moved to the…


Spencer Kympton

I felt a pull to contribute to a solution to the challenges that the men and women who had served after 9/11 were facing upon their return. I’m privileged now to work alongside great people at The Mission Continues. I still reflect on my decision to leave the military, but am continuing to serve in…

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