Victor Jung | Philanthropy

Victor Jung is a committed philanthropist from New York City

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What to Donate During the Holidays

This time of year often prompts individuals to give more than they would in other calendar months. Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and other December holidays get us in the giving spirit regardless of what may or may not have. With that said, you do not have to have a six-figure salary in order to make a […]

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Donating After a Disaster: Where to Spend Your Money

Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody’s Analytics, said that the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma combined could be up to $200 billion. Nearly a month after Harvey devastated South Texas, many hundreds continue to live in tent cities. Then, Hurricane Maria left up to $95 billion in damage in Puerto Rico where […]

The Jeff Gordon Children’s Foundation and Its $2 Million Donation

The Jeff Gordon Children’s Foundation has made a $2 million donation to Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina. The announcement was made by the Carolinas HealthCare System, which indicated the funds would be used for research and academic goals in cancer and other blood disorders while creating an endowed chair for the Gordon charity. […]

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Teaching Your Children Cultural Acceptance

In spite of the fact that we are living in the 21st century, heartbreaking issues such as racism, bias, and cultural discrimination are still alive and very much pervasive throughout many communities across the United States. Although it sometimes feels like an insurmountable feat, it is possible — though not easy — to diminish the […]

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Teaching Children to be Entrepreneurial

If your children begin to show signs early on of dedication and hard work, the field of entrepreneurship may be one of the most rewarding career paths they can take. Without pushing them to pursue something they aren’t interested in, gauge their reactions to new and exciting opportunities. There are many instances in which you […]

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3 Benefits of Intergenerational Programs

Children and senior citizens often have much more in common than more than meets the eye. Grandparents and grandchildren seem to form special bonds in many families, but sadly, we live in a world where older generations are spending more of their days alone. As of 2010, over 11 million senior citizens living outside of […]

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Want to Make Your Kids Happy? Teach Them to Give

It shouldn’t come as a surprise to many that giving and engaging in charitable efforts can have a positive effect on our outlook on life. Generosity can boost our endorphins and release oxytocin in our bodies, which creates a feeling of empathy and happiness. When applying this concept to children, one may think that their […]

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The Success of the Ice Bucket Challenge

In the summer of 2014, an internet sensation took off as a way to raise awareness for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, otherwise known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Millions of people all over the world took part in the “ice bucket challenge,” in which they poured buckets of freezing water over their heads and the heads of […]

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Why You Should Vacation with Your Kids

Many people view summer vacation as a time to get away from all of their responsibilities, and enjoy themselves in their favorite location in the world. Though the idea of spending time alone can be alluring to some, spending time with one’s family is actually scientifically proven to be more fulfilling, and much more enjoyable. […]

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The Impact of Social Media on Children

It is no secret that technology is one of the most ubiquitous entities in our modern society. While this fact comes with countless benefits — from increased speed and efficiency in performing menial tasks to the introduction of life-saving technologies — its drawbacks are almost as plentiful. Take, for example, the Western world’s increasing dependence […]

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