Webisode 7: NonProfits and Philanthropy | PALM SPRINGS LIFE

The Coachella Valley has one of the most robust and generous philanthropic communities of any region its size, and even much bigger. But how does charitable giving look amid the pandemic? How are local nonprofit organizations adjusting their fundraising and programming to serve their missions to find cures, ease suffering, improve quality of life, and educate and enlighten those who live in our desert community? In Part 7 of our nine-part series, experts in our local nonprofit sector discuss how they’re adapting to economy new reality.

Valerie Powers Smith, partner and chair of Trusts, Estates & Probate and Special Needs and Elder Law departments at SBEMP law firm, moderates a discussion with Laura Fritz, Eisenhower Health Foundation; Debbie Espinosa, FIND Foodbank, and Jan Hawkins, The Living Desert Zoo & Gardens.

For more on the webinar series including how to register for future segments, visit

For a further discussion of Tourism & Hospitality in the October 2020 issue of Palm Springs Life, visit:

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