Philip Burroughs | Philanthropist | Mechanicsville, MD

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

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Philip Burroughs Avicii

Avicii’s Charitable Nature Becomes Even More Apparent After His Tragic Death

Swedish DJ Avicii’s successful career came to an abrupt end after he was found dead on April 20 at the age of 28. The artist, whose real name is Tim Bergling, had taken the electronic dance music world by storm with such hits as “Hey Brother”, “Pure Grinding”, and “Divine Sorrow”. Since his 2011 platinum-hit, […]

Philip Burroughs How to Donate To Your Community

The Most Unexpected Ways to Donate to Your Community

People who give back to their community show that they care about helping it thrive. Check out some of the most unexpected ways to donate to the community below. Give Goods Many people have an excess of goods in their homes, whether that is clothes, electronics, books or something else. Do not throw out the […]

Philip Burroughs Memorial Day

5 Charities to Donate to This Memorial Day

In the wise and timeless words of John F. Kennedy’s inaugural address, “Ask not what your country can do for you – ask what you can do for your country.” This Memorial Day, give back to your community and showcase your support tangibly by making a charitable donation! Not sure where to begin? No worries! […]

Philip Burroughs Lyft

Lyft’s New Charity Program

Lyft is instituting a new charity donation program for its riders, though the focus of the donations isn’t very well defined. The program is called “Round Up & Donate” and the company is promoting it by telling its passengers that they can “take a seat to take a stand.” The program offers riders a chance […]

Philip Burroughs Most Charitable People In the World

Most Charitable People In the World

Who are the most generous people in the world? The following people outrank almost 99% of the rest of the world in their philanthropic giving. Bill and Melinda Gates Bill and his wife Melinda have donated over $27 billion in their lifetime. While Bill is mostly known for founding Microsoft, he and his wife now […]

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 […]

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