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This year, one of McDonogh School’s longstanding and generous donors, class of 1948 alumnus Henry A. Rosenberg Jr., issued a giving challenge to young alumni (the classes of 1993-2012). The challenge? Rosenberg will contribute $25,000 to The McDonogh Fund if 25 percent of young alumni from 1993 to 2012 contribute to the school’s annual fund.
CASE’s May/June CURRENTS magazine cover story about coping with demanding young alumni couldn’t have published at a better time. About a week after the issue mailed, Time magazine released its May 20 edition, which declared “Millennials are lazy, entitled narcissists who still live with their parents” in a headline for Joel Stein’s now-infamous article.
Read the March 12 #casesmc Twitter chat on millennials and fundraising, co-moderated by Chandra Towler of Big Fish, a marketing firm located in Memphis,Tenn.