As the holiday season approaches, a few philanthropic leaders share moments of gratitude with us. One overarching theme stands out – these individuals give of themselves completely in the work that they’re doing. At Starfish Impact, we love and are grateful to work with innovative and forward-looking leaders in philanthropy, from individuals and families, to foundations small and large, to corporations seeking impact and engagement. As we take a moment to remember what we’re grateful for this season, we’re also tremendously inspired to continue the work that we do. We hope you are too!
“The holiday season is certainly a time for reflection and benevolence. While it comes but once a year, I am grateful to work with extraordinary leaders in the community who are dedicated to making us thrive year-round.”
Corporate Citizenship, Senior Specialist
“At this time of year I am so grateful to the many wonderful charities in our Orange County community that provide for those in need. I am also amazed by the incredible generosity of our philanthropic families and partners. Finally, I am constantly inspired by the dedication of our Orange County Community Foundation board and staff.”
Vice President of Philanthropic Services
Orange County Community Foundation
“I’m grateful for family, friends and my work, which every day presents the opportunity to help others across my firm and in the community. Even after 20 years, this still inspires me.”
National Director, Community Engagement
Grant Thornton LLP
“I’m very thankful I am in a situation where I can really be a philanthropist, make an impact and leave a legacy. I think I am very fortunate to be there.”
Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation
“During this season of family, friends and giving I am thankful to live in a world full of people who have the drive to help others and embody the true sense of community.”
“This season, I am grateful for the growth of impact investing. For generations, philanthropy and government aid have been used to address the world’s pressing social and environmental issues including access to jobs, health services, education, housing, energy, water and sanitation. But, we must do more. Through the practice of impact investing, we can leverage our investment capital for social, environmental and financial returns. In so doing, we can create the world we seek to pass on to the next generation.”
Chief Investment Officer and Managing Director
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