Bruce Levenson’s Donation To A Major Philanthropy Center

Bruce and Karen Levenson have donated to The Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership at the University of Maryland. In fact, their donations initially were the seed money for this organization, and they continue to donate as The Center continues to grow. Currently The Center has been successful enough to add a dormitory. The Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership at the University of Maryland raises about ten thousand dollars a semester, according to a PR Newswire article that will be further summarized in this writing. That’s about $20,000 a year. This money is distributed among nonprofit agencies which are deemed worthy by the Levensons and the University of Maryland. It’s no wonder that prominent nonprofit agencies in D.C. regularly recruit from The Center. The Smithsonian and the Marriott Foundation are two of the most well-known ones. The Center is recognized by the nation’s capital as a leading authority in the education of students in philanthropy and nonprofit leadership. This was the aim of the Levensons, and they are exceptionally pleased at the outcome. According to Karen Levenson, the impact of this center has been the “most profound” of any philanthropic pursuit either Levenson of brucelevenson.com has been involved with. Bruce Levenson is well-known as the owner of a prominent NBA team, but this center of philanthropy his seed money began could change things. http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/undergrads-and-graduate-students-mastering-philanthropy-300038081.html

Jealous of My Dog’s Food?

Looking down the dog food aisle to find something for the four-legged member of your family, you notice something peculiar. A clear container of dog food reveals its contents, and looks like a stew you would eat yourself! Not only does the meal look good, with it’s large chunks of meat, rice, and vegetables, but the container of this scrumptious looking meal appears to be of a high quality. For a moment, you find yourself stopping to ask yourself one curious question. Are you crazy for being a bit jealous of your pooch over such delicious looking meals? Not according to the Facebook article “Premium dog food sales surge with new innovations in healthy food” where we learn of a manufacturing chief that trusts his product so much he actually goes so far as to taste it himself for quality! Curiously enough it is not just new companies, such as Freshpet, that are providing such high-quality premium dog food, though. That fancy bowl and stew mentioned earlier are actually a reference to a more well-known company and their premium wet dog food. PurinaStore Beneful has an entire line of wet and dry premium dog food. Some of the wet brands, such as Simmered Beef Entree or Savory Rice & Lamb Stew, look so good you might want to pop it in the microwave for yourself. However, if you are like the author of this article, you prefer to give the furriest member of your family dry food. Don’t worry the quality doesn’t drop just because the meal looks more like dog food. Beneful’s dry dog foods are made with real meat and vegetables. They even have premium dog treats and dental sticks! Talk about on twitter an all-around healthy food choice! So next time you head down that dog food aisle and your tummy start to grumble don’t freak out! Just remind yourself what the article says.

The Beneful Brand of Dog Foods Comes in Many Varieties

In 2001, St. Louis based Nestle Purina Petcare introduced the Beneful brand of dog foods to the market, and it quickly became one of Purina’s most popular products. Sales of two of Beneful’s products currently makes up just under 10% of the entire dry dog food market, and this doesn’t include sales of all the other Beneful dog food products available. Here are a few of the other Beneful products Purina has to offer.

Beneful Originals

Originals dry dog food comes in three different varieties that have real beef, chicken or salmon. They provide 100% of the nutrients dogs need, and each variety has complementary flavors such as spinach, peas, carrots, tomatoes, sweet potatoes, and green beans. Customer reviews give this product an average rating is 4.9 out of 5 stars with a 100% recommendation.

Beneful Incredibites

Incredibites is another dry dog food brand that comes with real beef or real chicken with additional flavors such as carrots, peas, sweet potatoes, and spinach. The bites in this brand are designed for smaller dogs, and just like the Originals brand, this brand has both soft and crunchy bites. The average rating for this brand is 4.7 out of 5 stars with a 93% recommendation.

Beneful Chopped Blends

Chopped Blends is a wet dog food with a variety of flavors such as beef, chicken, salmon, turkey, and lamb. Complementary flavors include tomatoes, carrots, peas, wild rice, and barley. The food is finely chopped and easily breaks apart for easy digestion. Customers are happy with this product and give it an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars with a 91% recommendation.

Beneful Stew

Stew is another wet dog food that comes in beef or chicken with complementary flavors such as peas, carrots, rice, and barley. There are many other Beneful brands of dog food and treats, and many customer reviews on twitter shows that they and their dogs love this product.