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The Giving Life: Stories About the Purpose, Passion, and Power of Generosity and Service – David Warnock

Posted By Buffy Beaudoin-Schwartz, Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Updated: Wednesday, January 8, 2014
January 8, 2014

In November 2013 we held an inspirational evening showcasing individual stories of generosity and service.

Seven people - philanthropists, activists, community, and public service workers – each told a 5-minute true, personal tale about the transformative power of leading a "giving life.”

Presented by The Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers’ Betsy Nelson Legacy Fund and The Stoop Storytelling Series, the evening highlighted giving and honored the goal of the Betsy Nelson Legacy Fund – to encourage and promote philanthropy in our community.

With the theatre alive from the music of Baltimore musicians Letitia VanSant and the Bonafides, The Creative Alliance at the Patterson was filled with members of the Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers, nonprofit partners, friends and members of the community who came together to be inspired by a diverse group of people excited to share their story of giving.

This is the third in a series of blog posts designed to bring each story to life. Our hope is that this event and these help to catalyze more giving in our community

Everyone Has a Story. What’s Yours?

David Warnock is Managing Partner at Camden Partners. He grew up in Michigan and came to Baltimore as a twenty-something to manage investments at T. Rowe Price. He founded Camden Partners in 1995, and nearly two decades later, David never forgets the role his experience in Baltimore played in his success.
 
"What could I have done that could have changed the direction of that kid’s life … and it motivated me.”



The Betsy Nelson Legacy Fund aims to share philanthropy's message beyond the ABAG membership and to build connections between charitably-minded people, organizations and institutions to strengthen our community. As the Resource on Grantmaking, Network for Givers, and Voice for Philanthropy, the mission of the Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers is to maximize the impact of philanthropic giving on community life through a growing network of diverse, informed and effective grantmakers. www.abagrantmakers.org

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