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Veterans Day Thank You
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6 Ways You Can Celebrate Veterans This Weekend

November 11, 2016

Folks, many of you know that I’m a big supporter of service members, veterans, and their families. They're the people who help protect our country and they deserve a big thank you for all of their sacrifices. The thing is, we should be supporting our troops and their families year round, not just celebrating their… Read more »

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How One Springsteen Cassette Changed a Veteran's Life

October 27, 2016

Hey, I believe in supporting veterans, service members, and their families year round. They deserve a lot more credit than they get. I'm a sponsor of the Bob Woodruff Foundation's event Stand Up For Heroes (SUFH), and the money raised goes to support programming and resources for the folks who give up so much for our… Read more »

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How You Can Stand Up For America's Heroes Right Now (and win tickets to see Bruce Springsteen live in NYC)

October 13, 2016

I'm really looking forward to attending the 10th Annual Stand Up for Heroes event on November 1 at at Madison Square Garden. It's a fundraiser for the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF), who's doing really good work to support veterans, service members, and their families. This year, the Craig Newmark Foundation is giving away two tickets to… Read more »

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Why It's Important to Give Back to Veterans and Milfams Year-Round

August 16, 2016

Folks, I do some work to support orgs helping out service members, veterans, and their families. I figure it's the least I can do to give back. We recently wrapped up our 4th annual Veterans Charity Challenge. If you missed it, big congrats to the Grand Prize Winners: 1st Place: Hero Dogs Inc with $101,852 raised…. Read more »

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One Nerd’s Take on the Future of Philanthropy

July 27, 2016

You don’t need to make a killing to make a difference. The current models of big philanthropy focus on accumulating massive wealth, followed by the charitable contribution of a very small percentage of that wealth. I’ve practiced a different model, one that’s focused on a commitment to fairness and doing right by others. My philosophy… Read more »

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How We Raised Over $300,000 for Veterans and Their Families

July 7, 2016

Folks, the 4th annual Veterans Charity Challenge just came to a close, and lots of money was raised for nonprofits supporting veterans, military families, and other American heroes who risk their lives for us. I donated $50K to the Challenge in an effort to give back. Altogether the nonprofits involved received more than $300,000 in donations from almost… Read more »

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