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Contrary1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-21-10 04:04 PM
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Ordinary people, extraordinary giving
$11.2 million in lottery winnings, a kidney, half your paycheck and more gifts that make a difference


"Nick Beckstead, Mark Lee and Tim Campbell are proof that you don't have to be rich to give.

As graduate students studying philosophy at Rutgers University, they earn no more than $20,000 a year. But they consider themselves well-off when compared with the vast majority of people in the rest of the world.

The three are giving away a chunk of what they earn now and have pledged to give a heftier chunk after they graduate and embark on careers.

"Even people without a lot of material wealth can make a huge impact on those less fortunate, if they give to the right places," Lee told msnbc.com via e-mail..."


More acts of extraordinary giving: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/40533741/ns/us_news-giving /

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Uncle Joe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-21-10 04:22 PM
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1. Kicked and recommended.
Thanks for the thread, Contrary. :thumbsup:
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OneGrassRoot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-21-10 04:27 PM
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2. K&R :) n/t
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