Peter Buffett, Warren Buffett's Son, Says Millennials Will Blaze New Trail In Philanthropy
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When it comes to rethinking how charity works, philanthropist Peter Buffett believes millennials have a lot to give.
"Younger people have the appetite and idealism and energy for it like nobody else [to] imagine new structures," he told policymic.com.
Buffett, a musician who's perhaps best known as Warren Buffett's son, says Gen-Yers might want to start with a cause that hits close to home.
"If I were 25 years old, I’d be first of all looking in my backyard," he explained to policymic. "This is sort of a different version of 'be the change you want to see in the world.' If you really wanna do it, do it at home. Then do it at the community, the state level, and the national level. It'll grow out if it works."
While Buffett, 55, grew up as the offspring of one of the world's richest men, he has forged his own identity in the nonprofit sector. According to the Financialist, he received $1 billion in Berkshire-Hathaway stock from his father in 2006 and used it to open the NoVo Fo...
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