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Charles Best And Donors Choose

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Charles Best saw a need and filled it.  That’s the short story.  The more interesting long story is that, as a first year social studies teacher in the Bronx, he quickly realized low-income students needed school materials and couldn’t afford them.  He started DonorsChoose.org in response to that. Since 2000, it has raised more than $265 million, funding nearly a half million school projects.  There’s a longer story, too, and we’ll hear it from Charles Best himself.