Friday, September 27, 2013

Reminder: Donors to UCLA Can Do Lasting Good Without Involving a Bulldozer

Today seems to be the day for reminders, as in our previous post.  However, the note below - combined with the tendency to divert campus donor money (and donors) into bricks and mortar - reminds us there are alternatives:

Anthony and Jeanne Pritzker, who are among the heirs to the Hyatt hotel fortune, donated $3 million to UCLA to establish an endowment for students who are or were in foster care, the university announced today. The endowment will provide funding for tutoring, mental health services, summer housing and other expenses, according to the university...

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Yours truly would like to end this post with "Enough said."  Sadly, it appears there is never enough said on this matter.

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