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Interview With Thomas Kane (Chicago) – by News For Public

Written by HarryPatel March 30, 2020 In your view, what are some of the technologies that have fostered innovation and growth with respect to the non-profit industry? Tom Kane: Over the past two decades, we have witnessed a real increase in technology solutions that help nonprofits and community organizations leverage data and efficiency and manage teams, all at the same time. Just like in the private sector, nonprofits and charity organizations have started to streamline their operations through software solutions, using data to create more efficient processes and free up time.  What that means is, simply, many organizations have traded their spreadsheet-based systems for more intelligent and user-friendly technology in order to raise funding, among other areas. How do you think technology…

Recognizing The Druze Community – FIDF

Approximately 200,000 Israeli Druze citizens currently live in Israel. They are full citizens and serve in all branches of the Israel Defense Forces and hold government positions as well. They are not Muslim, Christian, or Jewish. The Druze religion began about 10 centuries ago in the Middle East. They are reluctant to talk about their religious beliefs, but we know they look to Jethro – the father in law of Moses – for inspiration. The Druze Village of Beit Jann is perched on one of the highest mountains in the Galilee – at the point where Lebanon, Israel, and Syria meet – and looks down at the Golan Heights plateau and the border between Israel and Syria. Beit Jann has…

A Lending Hand: Chicago’s Thomas Kane Shares What COVID-19 Has Taught Americans about Giving Back

Posted at Thrive Global on July 17, 2020 Even in small ways, Kim’s drop-offs show how everyone can get involved. We donated resources to frontline workers When hospitals were facing a shortage of crucial resources to properly combat COVID-19, people stepped in. From delivering personal protective equipment (PPE) to sewing masks, individuals and organizations did their best to help healthcare workers stay safe on the front lines. We supported local businesses With many small businesses closed, unfortunately, the economic effects were devastating. For those who looked to help, donations and volunteer work to keep businesses afloat and ensured a speedy recovery. In times of need, people renewed memberships to their favorite museums. They purchased gift cards to their favorite restaurants…

Philanthropic Response to Pandemic: Chicago’s Thomas Kane Discusses Priorities

Posted at Inspirationfeed on May 6, 2020 Community resiliency and the ability to use available resources to respond to uncertain times and crisis situations can be actively promoted by philanthropists. Ideally, this work is started before a pandemic like COVID-19 strikes, but there is much that can be done, even when we are not prepared. For some leaders, the need to help is immediate. “There’s no better time than right now to reach out and lend your hand. Community leaders and non-profits know what would be helpful, but they may not have the resources to get it,” says Thomas Kane, a personal wealth manager who lives and works in Chicago. Thomas Kane, who has been donating to groups, providing meals to…

Chicago’s Thomas Kane on the Benefits of Giving Back

Posted at CBNATION on February 3, 2020 How has participating in these kinds of causes helped you find balance in your career? Tom Kane:  While giving back has its obvious benefits for the people on the receiving end, I think this work also improves the well-being of those giving back.  Working for a cause that you believe in is liberating and I am definitely happier because of it. What is your best advice for entrepreneurs just starting their business who have the desire to support their community? Tom Kane:  Determine what drives you, then search for an organization that reflects those passions and values. Look at the available opportunities that will give you the greatest potential to make a difference. …

Thomas Kane – About Me

Thomas Kane (Tom Kane) is a private wealth advisor based in Chicago. He serves as a Private Wealth Advisor at Merrill Private Wealth Management in Chicago Thomas received his bachelor’s degree from Drake University.  He earned an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, with a concentration in finance and accounting. During his studies, he was chosen to be a part of the First Scholar Program at First Chicago NBD Bank (now JP Morgan). In 2003, he joined Lehman Brothers Private Wealth Management.  Since then, he and his business partners have grown their private wealth practice into one of the most prominent in the country. In 2014, Thomas Kane was named as one of the Top 400…

Feed-Chicago a call to join by Thomas Kane

Feed-Chicago is a non-profit organization whose mission is to feed those who need it most during these uncertain times. By restoring restaurants and putting service employees back to work, Feed-Chicago is providing food, packaged safely and delivered with care, to heroes on the front line and heroes facing the greatest hardships. One of the initial funders of Feed-Chicago, among others, was Chicago executive Thomas Kane.  Kane, who offers his support to various charities across the city, knew that he wanted to help aid in the current health crisis in any way he could.