How did you get started in the philanthropic space?

GP: As a child in church, we learned to give of our time and talents...

LG:  As many of us, I was raised on the Bible verse “To whom much is given, much is required"...

1.How did you get started in the philanthropic space?

I got started in 2011. I was a first generation college student, born and raised in the projects of Camden, NJ...

1.How did you get started in the philanthropic space?

My parents. Whether it was watching them give a weekly donation at church...

1.How did you get started in this space?

Super Riche Kids was birthed out of a lot of frustration...

1.How did you get started in this space?

It started when I was in undergrad and it was because when I was in high school somebody taught me ...

1.How did you get started in this space?

 

The idea came to me when I was 10 years old and I noticed there was an influx of homeless people...

1. Why is giving back important to you? How have you seen yourself grow as a person as a result?

 

I believe in giving more versus giving back. I say giving more because ...

1. Why is giving back important to you?

 

I’ve been blessed with so much in my life. Part of my way of saying thank you ...

1. Why is giving back important to you?

 

Giving back is important to me because it helps me stay optimistic about humanity...

1. Why is giving back important to you?

 

Giving back is the greatest kindness you can pay to anyone. I believe that there is a time in every ones life when they're in need, or when they're down, or things just aren't as great as they can be and it's in those moment

1. Why is giving back important to you?

 

I was raised in an environment where giving was engrained 

1. Why is giving back important to you?

 

Growing up, I was blessed with a community of amazing

  1. Why is giving back important to you?

 

Giving back is important to me because while I don’t have all the answers, I feel that

1. Why is giving back important to you?

 

I have been so lucky to have the support of amazing people during various stages of my personal and professional development. It is only right that I also... 

1. Why is giving back important to you?

Shirley Chisholm said that “Service is the rent we pay for the privilege of living on this earth.' I wholeheartedly believe in Chisholm’s words and that is why I’ve committed my life work to serving others and giving back. I never felt like my...

Nicole Russell

February 14, 2018

Why is giving back important to you?

There is no other act that makes me feel closer to God then reaching out to help people in need.  I know that I cannot thrive on my own and somehow we expect people in difficult situations to just figure things out.  I give back because...

Olubunkola Ojeifo

February 14, 2018

Why is giving back important to you?

 

Giving back is important to me because when I was young, I had older women pour into and advocate for me. They did so for no other reason than to instill confidence in me and instill ambition in me to go after my wildest dreams. I give back so that...

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