The Salwen Family

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The Salwens believe that life is more than accumulating; ultimately it’s about giving. Their decision in 2008 to sell their Atlanta “dream house,” move to a home half its size, and give away half of the sales price, was a statement of that belief. According to Kevin, this experience and …

The Giving Mutt Fund

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When half of your family lives in California and the other half lives in Atlanta, it can be difficult to get everyone in the same room for a family meeting! Margaret and Bob Reiser have such a situation and have used their donor-advised fund at The Community Foundation for Greater …

Lynn Wentworth’s Story

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Today Lynn can devote a great deal of energy toward her giving, recently retiring from a 20 year, successful corporate career. In fact, the former chief financial officer first became involved with The Community Foundation as a board member on the investment committee. “Being on the Board, I have seen …

Sandy Morehouse’s Story

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Then, he retired and moved to his family’s Newton County farm. “A few years ago several of us started talking about creating a local fund in Newton County and ultimately joined forces with The Community Foundation in Atlanta starting the Newton Fund. My wife and I transferred our fund as …