Doing philanthropy the right way-- donations large and small

Jun 30, 2015

Carrie Morgridge takes a selfie with participants at the Chicago/Evanston Share Fair Nation event in April.
Credit Twitter/Carrie Morgridge

  Former residents Carrie and John Morgridge have their names on a lot of buildings, including the Colorado Mountain College campus in Aspen and the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. The former Aspen residents live on the Front Range now and are prolific philanthropists. Mrs. Morgridge recently penned the book “Every Gift Matters: How Your Passion Can Change the World.”

Morgridge was in the Roaring Fork Valley earlier this month and spoke with Aspen Public Radio’s Elise Thatcher about whether it’s easier to say all donations are helpful when it’s possible to give millions of dollars.