East Meets West (AFGG IF 2012 Grant Recipient)


Organization’s Geographic Region of Focus: Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Timor Leste, Philippines, India, Thailand, and Myanmar.

Alliance Areas of Concern:  Poverty, Education, Health

Challenge:  How to address downturn in receipt of charitable contributions so as to realize the organization’s primary mission, serving the poor and the disadvantaged in Asia..

Solution:  Create a fee for service dental business center at a DaNang, Vietnam clinic which currently serves only indigent population; revise existing volunteer program to become a voluntourism program, generating fees for costs currently absorbed by applicant.

Excerpted from the Proposal:

“East Meets West is pursuing two innovative ideas to address the decline in funding. The first innovation is the implementation of a fee-for-service Dental Business Center at the Da Nang city clinic. The goal of this innovation is to expand the client base and services to include advanced paid services such as whitening, braces, crowns, implants, endodontics, periodontics and orthodontics in addition to regular services. The goal is to offer better care at a competitive price, as compared to other private dental practices in Da Nang, Vietnam. This fee-for-service clinic will help to subsidize up to 40% of the dental program.

The second innovation is revitalizing the volunteer management program into a type of “volun-tourism” experience. By raising the fees for the volunteer program as well as increasing the level of assistance in planning and welcoming volunteers on the dental outreach trips, the dental program seeks to create a self-sustaining volunteer program that does not rely on funds raised elsewhere.”

For more information about East Meets West.

based sports media company that provides branded, interactive information and programming Authenitc White Cody Eakin Jersey as well as merchandise to sports Women Alex Goligoski Jersey enthusiasts worldwide. SportsLine USA was founded in 1994, and its flagship Internet sports service was renamed CBS SportsLine in March Authenitc White Kari Lehtonen Jersey of 1997 as part of an exclusive five year promotional and content agreement with CBS Corporation, which has Authenitc White Alex Goligoski Jersey been extended through 2006.Note: This press Premier Shawn Horcoff Jersey Premier Black Kari Lehtonen Jersey release contains forward looking statements, which involve Premier White Neal Broten Jersey risks and uncertainties. SportsLine USA’s actual results could differ materially from those anticipated Authenitc Cody Eakin Jersey in Authenitc Black Bobby Premier Black Erik Cole Jersey Youth Alex Goligoski Jersey Smith Jersey these forward looking Premier Black Erik Cole Jersey statements. Factors that might Premier Green Erik Cole Jersey cause or contribute to such differences include, among others, competitive pressures, the growth rate of Men Kari Lehtonen Jersey the Internet, constantly changing technology and market acceptance of the company’s products and services. Investors are also directed to consider the other risks and Women Authenitc Authenitc Green Tyler Seguin Jersey Green Tyler Seguin Jersey Cody Eakin Jersey uncertainties discussed in SportsLine USA’s Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including those
work in the business world. Hiring managers need to know that you will want to continue performing well in your positions with the company over a long period of time to generate a very good return on the inevitable investments the company will make in you. Managers will avoid job hoppers and job shoppers. They want excellent long term teammates. Likewise, football personnel executives want their players to be loyal enough to want to stay with Authenitc White Jason Spezza Jersey the Youth Bobby Authenitc Black Shawn Horcoff Jersey Smith Jersey team to get the most from all of the coaching, training and insider secrets they will reveal to each new player.6. What is your level of integrity?Integrity counts far more than people realize. Companies need to know they can count on every employee to do what they promise and will be very honest. Any hint of untrustworthiness will cause hiring managers to pull away fast. Being honest will be far more important than trying to deceive hiring managers to protect things that appear to be unfavorable. Likewise, football teams have learned to dig deep
but it also can overburden our brains. As cheap authentic nfl jerseys paypal more and more people started using the Web, "information overload" yeezy 750 new release became a popular phrase to describe how we felt about going online, Palladino said. According replica 750 yeezy to neuroscientists, the more accurate term is cheap fake ray bans "cognitive overload," she said. That’s "because the brain can process vast amounts of information depending on the form in which it presented," she said. For cheap elite jerseys instance, taking a walk exposes us to a slew christian louboutin on sale of complex data, but as authentic jerseys Palladino said, our brains are able 750 yeezy for sale to process this information, yeezy boost 550 black and our nervous system gets soothed. Contrast replica 750 yeezy that with standing on the corner of Times Square in New York City. Our brain struggles to organize all the sensory wholesale nfl jerseys data barreling its way, and our nervous system becomes overstimulated, she said. (If you’re a highly fake cheap oakleys sensitive person, like I am, overstimulated is an understatement.) discount christian louboutin Information or cognitive wholesale jerseys overload can lead to indecisiveness, bad decisions and stress, Palladino said. Indecisiveness or analysis
you select, you have 30 days to use the purchased service. CARFAX isn’t the only place you can turn jerseys wholesale for vehicle history reports. Other services and government resources are available, such as Experian AutoCheck, the National cheap oakleys Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) and the National Motor Vehicle Title Information Systems database. CARFAX doesn’t recommend you trust a vehicle history report for all of your car buying needs. The company acknowledges possible lapses in records provided and 750 yeezy for sale advises you to thoroughly examine the car, test drive it, have a mechanic look at it and educate yourself cheap nhl jerseys about the type of 750 yeezy for sale vehicle in question. Obtaining your own CARFAX report may be a better option than receiving one. For one thing, yeezy 750 free shipping it’s not terribly yeezy 750 free shipping difficult to fake a computer printout. Also, make sure the records cheap ray bans match the car’s VIN, and that the previous owner michael kors handbags outlet on the report is in fact who you’re dealing with. There have been instances of sellers advertising VINs for different vehicles of the replica ray bans same year, make and model, but

 

Proud to announce our newest partner

olam

Leonard Kaplan’s creation of the Alliance for Global Good was the expression of his passionate philanthropy.  It’s also the logical outgrowth of all that came before it.  Together with his wife and philanthropic partner Tobee, and through a family foundation later renamed TOLEO, they gave unselfishly of resources and time to improve their community and the world for more than twenty-five years.

Tobee & Leonard Kaplan

Tobee & Leonard Kaplan

The Alliance’s focus on five areas of giving—health, education, environment, poverty, and world relations—is mirrored in Leonard’s past.  He has made major gifts to Duke University Medical Center and the Duke Comprehensive Cancer and Heart Centers, to the Lineberger Cancer Center at UNC Chapel Hill, to the Cardiac Rehabilitation program at Moses Cone Hospital, and had a leadership position at the Greensboro Cardiac Rehabilitation Program.  In 2004, Leonard and Tobee built the new building for the Women’s Resource Center in Greensboro. He created scholarships for residents of Guilford County to attend North Carolina colleges and universities, and was a founding donor of Elon University Law School.  Critically, in partnership with the Kellogg Foundation, Leonard helped create the Center for Organizational Leadership, a philanthropic studies program (which was one of first nationally to educate non-profit executives).

“Everyone wants to leave something to their grandchildren.”

“The money won’t matter if the world they live in is so far gone,” Kaplan says. “The opportunity now is to take some of what might become their inheritance, and use it soon to make the world a better place.”

Addressing poverty, Leonard made possible the building of two houses for Habitat for Humanity, and by providing food for hungry people both close to home in Greensboro, and as far abroad as the former Soviet Union.   The Kaplans were staunch supporters of Trickle Up, which provides grant financing to women in the developing world who want to start their own microenterprise.

Leonard gave not only of his wealth, but also of his time and expertise, taking on leadership positions in many organizations and campaigns such as the Greater Greensboro United Way DeToqueville Society, and as a Core Member of ACTION Greensboro, a nonprofit dedicated to improving public education, revitalization of downtown Greensboro, and leveraging economic development.

Active in their community of faith, the Kaplans built a new building for the Greensboro Jewish Federation, and for the Hillel youth organization at U.N.C., Chapel Hill.  He served on the board of the Jewish Foundation of Greensboro, and on that of the national Hillel organization, and was a founder of Camp Ramah Darom.

Viewing giving as a responsibility of affluence, Leonard led by example, and encouraged others to do the same.  He created Wealth & Giving, an educational program designed to inspire the largest wealth holders in this country to be more generous.  The Alliance continues that work by promoting and providing donors with opportunities for effective and efficient giving.

Read more about the Five Guiding Principles.