Monthly Archives: December 2011

Philanthropist Paul G. Allen Eyes Space Now

In a recent report, it has been revealed that Paul G. Allen, the billionaire co-founder of Microsoft, would foray into the rocket business with never heard before model. It’s being told that he is interested to build a plan that … Continue reading

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What if public-interest

What if public-interest journalism had a white knight: a media start-up is born, packed with pedigree PLENTY of people are worried about the future of quality, independent media in the internet age. Not many can do something about it. Enter … Continue reading

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Philanthopist’s legacy: £3,000 in gifts for elderly residents

THE generosity of a philanthropist has allowed a North-East housing association to deliver gift vouchers worth more than £3,000 to its oldest residents. Each year, Durham Aged Mineworkers’ Homes Association (Damha) presents every resident who is 90 and over with … Continue reading

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Philanthropist George Soros arrives in Burma

Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – George Soros, the founder of the Open Society Foundation, which works to promote democracy, human rights and freedom in the world, visited Inle Lake in Shan State on Wednesday. Win Myint, the Shan State minister for … Continue reading

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LADY GAGA: Top celeb philanthropist?

Gaga does real good says Do Something org   Lady Gaga has topped a list of celebrities organised by the Do Something organisation. The campaigning org aims to inspire teenagers to get behind positive causes and make a difference. Its … Continue reading

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$750m man Greg Poche sells the joy of giving

HANGING in the foyer of the Melanoma Institute of Australia is a photograph of businessman Greg Poche, looking relaxed and happy. But today, he glances over at it and looks far from either. It wasn’t his idea to have the … Continue reading

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George Kroll

George Kroll, a philanthropist and member of community boards, including those of St. John’s Regional Medical Center, St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital, the Meadowlark League, Friends of the Camarillo Library and Padre Serra Catholic Church, has died. He was 95. … Continue reading

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