Issue 228: Summer 2010

In This Issue


Global Philanthropy Register

They may be driven and ambitious, but the CEOs of some of the world’s biggest corporations are often just as passionate about giving as they are about earning. These generous men and women constitute the bulk of Lifestyles Magazine’s 2010 Global Philanthropy Register.


Cover Profile

Peter & Jennifer Buffett

Philanthropists Peter & Jennifer Buffett are investing $1 billion in all the right places.

Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong

By Noreen Ruben

Surgeon, scientist, businessman. These days Patrick Soon-Shiong is better known to the California hospital system as savior.

Dr. Jean de Gunzburg

By Wendy Helfenbaum

When the force of his family’s fame, fortune, and philanthropy struck Dr. Jean de Gunzburg, he changed one thing: his life.

Lisa Nigro

By Julie Jacobs

Former Chicago beat cop Lisa Nigro traded in her badge for some Inspiration.

Guy Laliberté

By Matthew Simmons

The circus is back in town—and out of this world—thanks to a clown from Montreal.

Ray Kelly

By Nancy A. Ruhling

Ray Kelly—again—is sitting at the helm of the NYPD. And this time, he doesn’t have any plans to leave.

Peter Fleiss

By Marc Weisblott

Peter Fleiss and the Corporate Angel Network fly sick patients from home to treatment and back again—all on donated wings.

Charles Cohen

By Soriya Daniels

He redevelops underutilized buildings and raises money for Habitat for Humanity and March of Dimes, but Charles Cohen may feel most at home in a theater.

Peter Fine

By Julie Jacobs

Developer Peter Fine doesn’t just build public housing—it’s where he’s from.

Oscar de la Renta

By Nancy A. Ruhling

Iconic fashion designer Oscar de la Renta is best known for his runway collections, but his work with at-risk kids puts fashion in the backseat.


  • MET Costume Institute Gala
  • James Beard Foundation
  • 150th Anniversary Gala
  • NY Philharmonic Spring Gala
  • Greater New York Launched
  • “In” With Oscar de la Renta
  • National Tribute Dinner in D.C.
  • William and Phyllis Mack Honored
  • Outstanding Mother Awards
  • Women Who Care Luncheon
  • The Vegas Dozen
  • Race to Erase MS
  • NYC Police Foundation Gala

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