Victor Jung | Philanthropy

Victor Jung is a committed philanthropist from New York City

Category: Philanthropy

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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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Teaching Children With Special Needs

Educators that have been trained to teach students with special needs are familiar with the challenges faced in this field, and are dedicated to helping said students receive the education they deserve. Learning disabilities can be any number of complications involving a child’s difficulty to read, write, or speak, and can be a challenge for […]

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The Importance of Helping Child Immigrants

Two conversations about immigration are fresh in the American political conscience of today. The first: the Syrian refugee crisis, which has led to an influx of Syrian migrants throughout the middle east, Germany, and the United States. The second: the persistent flow of immigrants from Central America over the American border into the Southwestern United […]

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Fundraising Ideas for Your Children

Encouraging children to put forth charitable efforts or get involved in charitable organizations can be an extremely rewarding practice for both them, and you as a parent. Participating in fundraising in particular is a great way to promote selflessness. However, it’s important to note that any children involved must want to take part in these […]

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4 of the Greatest Make-A-Wish Foundation Stories

Supported by tens of thousands of volunteers and donors, the Make-A-Wish Foundation dedicates its efforts to doing exactly as its name suggests: making wishes come true. The organization grants wishes to children suffering from life-threatening medical conditions all over the United States and its surrounding countries, and since its beginning in 1980, thousands of children’s […]

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How to Promote a Healthy Lifestyle for Children

Children can be extremely impressionable, and therefore require guidance when it comes to development. Perhaps one of the most important aspects of development is that of a healthy lifestyle. Habits that children may begin to solidify can often be difficult to change, so a healthy diet mixed with physical activity is important to instill early […]