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Of Whiffenpoofs and Finding Your Voice

As many of you know, this past Sunday I hosted my annual get together with Yale’s Whiffenpoofs. It’s always a memorable event because they’re a great group of guys and the camaraderie – and maybe a little wine – flows freely. In addition to the brilliant Whiffenpoofs, we were also serenaded by Carlie & Donni, Fat Cat and Malcolm Concept. The evening was spontaneous, lively...

Greenlight Giving Celebrates National Volunteer Week

Being a volunteer means being of humble service to others and giving back. At Greenlight Giving, we live this idea each and every day. That’s why our mission (and tagline) is “In Service Lies Growth.” That’s not just something we came up with that sounds nice for a nonprofit foundation to tell the public. It’s a core belief that sums up why the foundation was started – and why...

Greenlight Giving Delivers President's Volunteer Service Award

For Immediate Release Contact: Anne-Marie Williams DATE March 27, 2013 310.444.0049 ext. 161 Greenlight Giving Foundation Joins With President Bush’s Council on Service and Civic Participation to Deliver President’s Volunteer Service Award Prestigious Award Honors Outstanding Commitment to Volunteer Service Los Angeles, California – Greenlight Giving Foundation today announced...

How Keith Became Active in ‘Voluntourism’

Since 2009, Keith has led annual group trips to Guatemala, with family, friends and clients, to work with orphanages, local organizations and social entrepreneurs dedicated to improving the circumstances of deserving kids and their families. On a recent Social Capitalist podcast, Keith shared the story of how these trips started: I “woke up” a few years ago. … Around...

Teaching Others Helps You Grow

Keith Ferrazzi, author of Never Eat Alone and CEO of Ferrazzi Greenlight, shares how being of service to others has transformed his life and business. In this interview, Keith discusses how you can apply “being of service” to your life and business. Here, he discusses Greenlight Giving Foundation’s Teach & Grow program. Well, the first time I realized Teach & Grow was...

TakePart Celebrates Words2Life

Recently, Andri Antoniades met with Keith Ferrazzi to discuss how a foster father’s desire to form a deeper, stronger relationship with his foster son Daniel led to the creation of Words2Life, a rap-based program dedicated to improving the lives of foster kids. She came away from their meeting inspired by how transformative the program has been. Per Ms. Antoniades: “Relying on...

Serving Others Changes Lives — Especially Yours

Helping others is transformative. On a recent episode of our Social Capitalist podcast, Keith Ferrazzi explained how he personally experiences that transformation, and why it has led to a life-long commitment to service. Sitting with a kid who’s hungry, who’s giggling and loving his life because you’re there … that’s life changing. Being of service to a human, sitting with a...

Mission-Driven Business Serves Others

Helping others is a transformative experience. On a recent episode of our Social Capitalist podcast, Keith Ferrazzi shares how being of service has transformed his life and business. In this interview Keith discusses how you can apply the idea of “being of service,” both professionally and personally. I think they have to be driven by passion. Look, at Ferrazzi Greenlight, we...

Words2Life Featured on CBS2 Los Angeles!

We’re grateful to CBS2 Los Angeles for a special feature on Greenlight Giving Foundation’s Words2Life project. Watch the video below. Words2Life began simply as a way for a father and his foster son to communicate. “When a 12-year-old kid moves into your house and he has a lot to learn – and doesn’t want to listen – you have to find a different way to talk to each other,” says...

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