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Melbourne Arts Centre to host Christmas Day poor initiative

December 22nd, 2015

For the first time in its history, Melbourne’s Arts Centre will open its doors on Christmas Day for a special initiative backed by the sons and daughters of some of the nation’s most influential business people.

Philanthropy Australia’s New Generation of Giving (New Gen) program will welcome up to 2000 of Melbourne’s homeless and less fortunate people to share a traditional Christmas supper over two afternoon sittings.

The non-alcoholic function, backed by the Salvation Army, Youth Projects, and Melbourne City Mission, is one of several being run by the two-year-old New Gen, a growing community of Australian philanthropists under the age of 40...

The Australian

In conversation with Daniel Lee of the Levi Strauss Foundation

In conversation with Nicole Richards at the Philanthropy Meets Parliament Summit, Daniel Lee shared his insights on topics including the role of philanthropy as a driver of systems change which addresses root causes of social challenges, the relationship between philanthropy and government and what the new political environment in the United States means for philanthropy.

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