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Posts tagged as “charity”

‘Tis the Season of Giving : Consider Volunteering over the Holidays

As we wrap up 2022, we wanted to take a break from talking about business and turn our attention to helping our community. For that, we thought we’d compile a list of places to volunteer over the holidays both in NYC and remotely. Donating financial resources is great, but there’s something particularly special about volunteering your time. It’s an opportunity to bond with others and make your community a better place. Getting to know people from different walks of life is an enriching experience that not only forces you to reflect on your worldview, but it turns you into a more understanding and compassionate individual… and quite frankly, the world needs more of that.…

On Charity

Judy Shen, Langone MBA Class of 2013

The word “charity” is derived from the word “caritas” in Latin, meaning benevolence and good will to those in need. I know. It’s recruiting season and classes are well under way, there are more contacts you need to reach out to in your excel spreadsheet than the rows can fill. You’re probably wondering, where am I going to find time to volunteer or do something charitable. And when you’ve just sent out the 20th thank you letter, it seems more fitting to do some self-charity by chugging tequila shots at happy hour or binge eating that double make that triple fudged chocolate pint of ice cream.…

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