Sunday, October 22, 2017

philanthropist

In this May 15, 2007, file photo, David Rockefeller participates in the C40 Large Cities Climate Summit in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

BY DEEPTI HAJELA NEW YORK (AP) — David Rockefeller, the billionaire businessman and philanthropist who was the last in his generation of one of the country’s most famously philanthropic families, died Monday. He was 101. Rockefeller died in his sleep ...
In this May 27, 2014, file photo, philanthropist H.F. "Gerry" Lenfest speak at a news conference in Philadelphia.

BY MARYCLAIRE DALE PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The owner of The Philadelphia Inquirer, the Philadelphia Daily News and Philly.com has surrendered the media company to a foundation in the hope that a nonprofit business model will help them survive the digital ...
In this Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016 photo, clothes hang on an outdoor charity wall with writing in Farsi at bottom right that reads, "Wall of Kindness," in downtown Tehran, Iran.

BY ALI AKBAR DAREINI TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — As a brutal winter set in across Iran, anonymous philanthropists throughout the country painted “Walls of Kindness” and installed rows of hooks, inviting passers-by to leave warm clothes if they could spare ...
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