The Buffett Family Business

The Buffett Family Business

  Speaking in Maine welcomes Doris Buffett, her younger brother Warren is one of wealthiest investors in America. Doris has used her fortune to dole out $100 million in grants aimed at increasing opportunities for the working poor and families in crisis.

Doris Buffett, the founder of the Sunshine Lady Foundation and a philanthropist with strong Maine ties spoke at Colby College's "Reshaping for Social Change," the Colby College/Maine Association of Nonprofits Nonprofit Leadership Institute on March 31, 2010 in the Schair-Swenson-Watson Alumni Center. Ms. Buffett, described by her brother Warren as a "retail" philanthropist, has given away over $100 million as part of her foundation's work.

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