What Historical Philanthropist Are You?

The world isn't a bad place, we all do what we can in one way or another. What kind of philanthropist are you?

Local Sharing Tree
On May 29, 2014

Choose a dog:

Your teachers would describe you as:

What's your favorite drink?

What's the first thing you do in the morning when you wake up?

If you had $1,000 to donate what would you do?

When volunteering, what are you most effective at?

If you see a child crying on the street, you would...

For a blood donation drive in your neighborhood, you would...

What's the first thing you do when someone asks you to help them?

You judge the goodness of a person by:

Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale

You are Florence Nightingale - The first professional nurse. Also known as the "Lady with the Lamp", she worked on improving health care and advocating for better hunger relief in India.

You like to focus your philanthropy on a specific area, but will do everything you can to make sure that you make a difference. You aren't afraid to step out of the normal and make a name for yourself.

Oskar Schindler

Oskar Schindler

You are Oskar Schindler - He was a spy and an opportunist initially motivated by profit who came to show extraordinary initiative, tenacity, and dedication in order to save the lives of his Jewish employees.

You are an unconventional philanthropist.. You don't need the attention or the credit. You have a hard shell, but a soft inside.

Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa

You are Mother Teresa - she worked in the slums of Calcutta. She ran hospices and homes for people with hiv/aids, leprosy and tuberculosis; soup kitchens; dispensaries and mobile clinics; children's and family counseling programes; orphanages; and schools.

You are willing to do whatever needs to be done to make sure that you make the world a better place.

Henri Dunant

Henri Dunant

You are Henri Dunant - Founder of the Red Cross. He took the initiative to organize the civilian population, especially the women and girls, to provide assistance to the injured and sick soldiers, wrote about its costs, and the chaotic circumstances after the battle of Solferino.

You want to change the world and make the world a better place but sometimes you don't know where to start. All you have to do is take the initiative.

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

You are Benjamin Franklin - He's called The first American. He was a world famous polymath, scientist, inventor, civic activist, and diplomat.

You are incredibly bright and use your intelligence to create more effective ways to give back.

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

You are Muhatma Gandhi - He dedicated his life to the wider purpose of discovering truth. He Believed in non-violence and non-resistance.

You just want peace, is that too much to ask for?

Bill Gates

Bill Gates

You are Bill Gates - A computer programmer who practices anti-competitive business tactics and has the largest transparently operated foundation in the world.

You are the type of philanthropist that wants people to know that you give, and wants people to see how you give. There's nothing wrong with that, you do wonderful things and deserve the recognition.

Andrew Carnegie

Andrew Carnegie

You are Andrew Carnegie - A true rags to riches story. He proclaimed the "The Gospel of Wealth" and stimulated the growth of philanthropy.

You think the rich should use their wealth to improve society.