Why individual donors matter: An interview with PSI’s Karl Hofmann Posted by Charles Bresler on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 Last week Charlie Bresler met with Karl Hofmann, President and CEO of Population Services International (PSI) to discuss PSI's recent healthcare initiatives and the importance of individual donors for PSI's life-changing poverty relief work. Today’s post highlights some of PSI’s recent achievements in its goal of eradicating extreme poverty during our lifetime. This is the first piece in a blog series written by Charlie that will feature perspectives, insights, and recommendations from the directors of The Life You Can Save’s recommended charities. What possessed Karl Hofmann, a career diplomat stationed in Paris, to leave the diplomatic corps and accept a position as President and CEO of Population Services International?
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Here Are The Charities You Should Support, According To Data Individual donors in the United States collectively give far more money to charities than foundations and corporations combined. There are countless charities to choose from, and many do good work. But a precious few can say they dramatically improve or save people's lives in a cost-effective way, and then back up their claims with hard data. How do donors find these diamonds in the rough?
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