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Connections to a Cause: The Millennial Way of Charity

Post date: 
November 7th, 2016
Article Type: 
External News Article
Article Topic: 
Giving
Article Source: 
The New York Times

Mr. Adam, a 24-year-old Peace Corps volunteer at the time, noticed that a woman canvassing riders for donations to help her ailing son was having unusual success where others came up empty. The reason, he quickly realized, was in the woman’s hand: a copy of her son’s medical record that vivified his struggles.

The insight led Mr. Adam to start Watsi, a digitally focused health nonprofit that is helping to redefine charitable giving for millennials, in part by replicating online that kind of direct connection between patient and donor.

Link to article: 
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/06/giving/connections-to-a-cause-the-millennial-way-of-charity.html?_r=0

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