Issue 225: New Year 2010

In This Issue


The Lifestyles 360˚

The culture of giving is an ever-changing force. Often glamorous, sometimes carried out under a cloak of secrecy, international in scope or locally motivated, philanthropy at the close of the decade has been able to evolve with the times, yet somehow remain steadfast in its ultimate goal—the betterment of humanity.


Cover Story

Lifestyles 360˚: $15 billion. 524 donations. historic.

Ron Terwilliger

By Marc Weisblott

Building isn’t just a day job for Habitat for Humanity’s Ron Terwilliger—It’s a passion.

Mike Feinberg and Dave Levin

By Jenny Hazan

Mike Feinberg and Dave Levin have a plan to change the face of the U.S. public school system—and super-philanthropist Charles Bronfman is betting that it’ll work.

Dame Stephanie Shirley

By Nancy A. Ruhling

Britain’s first ambassador for philanthropy, Dame Stephanie Shirley, only wants to leave one thing at the end of her life: an empty bank account.

John Bolton

By Robert K. Epstein

He may have come within a breath of the world’s most prominent ambassadorship, but John Bolton has no regrets.

Marc Pollick

By Dave Gordon

The Giving Back Fund’s Marc Pollick helps celebrities like Yao Ming and Ben Roethlisberger give it away.

Adrienne Arsht

By Nancy A. Ruhling

Miami super-philanthropist Adrienne Arsht opens her own doors, pays her own checks, and runs her own businesses. Who says she can’t be president of the United States?

Michael E. Kassan

By N. C. Naisek

Coming late to the media game, Michael E. Kassan has more than made up for lost time.

Robert S. Fink

By Noreen Rubin

According to tax specialist Robert S. Fink, “good men have faults”—and that’s why he spends most of his time in the courtroom defending them.

Dr. Richard Prasquier

By Liliane-Carol Benoit

Dr. Richard Prasquier treats the very organ that guides him.

Eugene Ribakoff

By Sophia Romma

In times of upheaval—from the FSU to Myanmar—Eugene Ribakoff is there to make sure JDC isn’t far behind.

Amir Gal-Or

By Marjie Hadad

How a trip to visit his brother landed Amir Gal-Or a life in the Far East.


  • ONEXONE San Francisco
  • NYC Greenberg Reception
  • Library Lion’s Gala
  • NY Philharmonic Opening Night
  • Women of Action
  • Celebration of Babies
  • amfAR Milano
  • To Life Telethon
  • Conference of Presidents
  • AVON Foundation for Women
  • Take Home a Nude
  • Bridgehampton Fundraiser for Soldiers
  • Real Estate Luncheon at The Plaza
  • Hammer Gala
  • Joel’s Leadership Celebrated
  • NEXT Fashion Show
  • National Arts Awards
  • Celebrity Poker Tournament

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