Cause-Connected Millennials: Philanthropy in the New Age
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Join the Young Leaders of the World Affairs Council of Atlanta for a conversation with Tanner Bailey, Co-founder and CEO of Bare Hands, Bear Fruit, and Frank Bailey, III, YL Executive Committee member, CFO and Co-founder of the organization. Tanner and Frank are two brothers from Georgia who will discuss how since Bear Hands, Bare Fruit started in 2013 they have been working with indigenous communities within the country of Guatemala to provide sustainable food sources to their families and for future generations.
Since 2013, Frank and Tanner have led missionss each year to Chijtinimit, Guatemala, the “village behind the town” set 20 miles outside of Chichicastenango, to further the growth and education of its people. In 2014, they moved up the mountain to another small village, Patzibal, and in 2016 they founded a project in a community center near Belo Horizonte, Brazil. In 2017 they extended the project to include a school near Panama City, Panama, and each year the Bailey plan to continue fostering deeper relationships with their partnered communities.
Join the discussion to learn how today’s engaged millennials are taking philanthropic efforts into their own hands, and actively re-imagining the concept of charitable giving. The briefing will highlight: the differences between Millennials charitable giving and that of previous generations, how the story of Bare Hands, Bear Fruit exemplifies this trend, and the presentation of an opportunity for Young Leaders and alike to engage in Bear Hands, Bear Fruit’s next experience.