It seems now more so than ever, the issues facing our society have become more decentralized in terms of the organizations that aim to address them. Much like the crowdfunding nature of modern projects, finding solutions for the ailments that plague our planet has recently taken a similar path. Foundations and non-profits themselves have allowed many like-minded concerned individuals to address the issues most important to themselves while giving these caring individuals a chance to give back to underserved communities and underfunded programs.
Though many problems such as human rights violations, financial inequality, and life-threatening diseases affect the world as a whole, governments of the world have budgetary demands that often push these pressing issues onto the back burner. It is the individual contributions of philanthropist that often drive the most progress fixing the problems facing our world.
Individuals who hear the call to give back to humanity are instrumental in solving the issues facing all of us. Philanthropist such as Tempus’s Eric Lefkofsky take it upon themselves to not only fund programs that help find solutions but also create foundations to better address the issues from start to finish.
Lefkofsky himself has is no stranger to tackling adversity head on, both in his career and personal life. The foundation created by himself with the assistance of his wife, the Lefkofsky Family Foundation, approaches the issues facing the world with the same integrity the Groupon executive has become famous for.
The foundation created by Lefkofsky has helped his community in Chicago beyond measure as the foundation looks into funding programs, giving to research facilities, and providing the necessary funding to programs that provide grants for charitable causes within the city.
Beyond the charitable foundation bearing his family’s name, Eric Lefkofsky has been instrumental in the fight against one of the most deadly and devastating diseases afflicting our society, cancer. Tempus is fundamentally changing the way that doctors treat and research cancer. By providing new tools to aid doctor’s fight for finding a cure for cancer.
To learn more about the revolutionary advancements taking place due to the tireless work of Tempus visit their website.