Friday, August 14, 2009

Inspiring Story - Ida Fischer's Estate

Ida Fischer is not a name most Americans know, but she is featured in a profile on CNN's web site. Famous among her New York City neighbors for her frugality, she stunned everyone at her death in 2007 by leaving an estate of more than $300,000 -- half of which she donated to a University in Israel. Her story is inspiring; I too am frugal, but not to the extent she was. Here is an example of how one person can make a difference in the life of a non-profit.

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