Philip Burroughs | Philanthropist | Mechanicsville, MD

Philip Burroughs is a committed philanthropist based out of Mechanicsville, MD

Philip Burroughs Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton Has Donated Her 100 Millionth Book

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library was honored by a special ceremony at the Library of Congress on March 1 when that event also became a kick-off for a new initiative between the two. Beginning this month (March), for the next six months, the Library of Congress’ Young Readers Center will present a monthly program for children […]


The Top 3 Most Charitable Celebrities

Celebrities have the resources, tools and power to make a positive impact in the world. Some, however, stand out from the rest in their charitable actions. Here are three of the most charitable celebrities in Hollywood. #1) Justin Timberlake Singer, songwriter and actor Justin Timberlake is known for its charitable contributions. Even during his adolescent […]


Top 4 Most Unusual Charities

Some charities work outside the box. They either choose an unexpected recipient, like guinea pigs or very tall people, or they devise a novel approach, like the 501st Legion. Consider the following examples: 1) 501st Legion The 501st Legion is an international organization that debuted in 1997. It has three purposes: give to the community, […]

Philip Burroughs Jeff Bezos

How Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Could Reshape Philanthropy

With an estimated net worth exceeding $110 billion, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is currently ranked as the richest person in the world. Unlike many other billionaires, though, Bezos worked to achieve this accolade. In 1994, he founded Amazon using investment capital provided by his parents’ retirement savings. Today, Amazon is the world’s largest online retailer, […]

Philip Burroughs Bill Gates

Bill Gates Donates $100 Million to Help Find a Cure For Alzheimer’s

There is no question that Bill Gates is one brilliant individual. Fortunately, if there is one by-product from a man that has made billions it would be the fact that he is actually one generous person. His latest useful endeavor is to donate $100 million towards research to find a cure for Alzheimer’s. It goes […]


Unique Ways to Donate This Holiday Season

Winter is coming. And with it comes the unavoidable holiday shopping season. And with that comes a bevy of other traditions and seasonal activities. One of the most common traditions during this time is an increase in giving. The holiday season is meant to inspire and promote cheer and charity. For most, this is the […]

Philip Burroughs California Wildfires: How You Can Help

California Wildfires: How You Can Help

After a natural disaster, the main questions on everyone’s mind are: What can I do to help? Where do I send donations? What needs to be donated?   The recent wildfires in California are no exception. People everywhere mobilized immediately to aid the fire-ravaged area. Sometimes, though, this can be more hindrance than help. For […]

Philip Burroughs - Hurricane Relief

Hurricane Harvey and Irma Relief

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma impacted different areas of the United States, but the needs of the people who live in these areas are similar. They have lost their homes, vehicles, clothes, and food. Some people are starting over with nothing but the clothes that they had on when they had to evacuate their homes. Fortunately, […]

Philip Burroughs Charity Highlight: Special Olympics

Charity Highlight: Special Olympics

I’ve always been a major proponent of philanthropic and charitable endeavors, and have mentioned this multiple times on this site. Because I care so deeply about creating a hospitable environment for my community, as well as everyone around the world, I’ve decided to highlight a few charitable organizations and institutions that routinely help make the […]

Philip Burroughs The World’s Most Philanthropic Individuals

The World’s Most Philanthropic Individuals

Philanthropy, as I’ve mentioned multiple times before on this website, is crucial. It is necessary that we come together whenever we can and help each other out. Without philanthropy, several organizations and charities couldn’t exist, and that would leave the world in a worse state than it already is. These generous people donate their time […]

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