When it comes to health care, Americans are increasingly choosing the home over the hospital. Spending on the home health care industry is expected to increase by about 5.5 percent annually for the foreseeable future, thanks in large part to the roughly 10,000 baby boomers who turn 65 every day.
No matter the reason for giving, or what it looks like, there are always stories behind the philanthropy. Meet eight different philanthropists who tell us what compels them to give.
Hampton Roads Community Foundation’s giving circle brings together local African American philanthropists to help solve problems facing black communities.
The fish taco does not travel like other food. It travels with the waves, and with rumors of chillness.
U.S. Rep. Elaine Luria, a Norfolk Democrat, won her seat in November, she became one of a record number of women elected to Congress. The retired Navy commander who with her husband owns the Mermaid Factory in Norfolk, she was also part of a freshman class with the highest number of veterans in a decade. She sat down with us to discuss her new role.
Across the country, women are stepping into more active leadership roles in business, media, sports and education. They are leading advocacy groups, launching initiatives and yes, running for office.