Jefferson Land Trust: Teen sells art to benefit Jefferson Land Trust
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Jefferson Land Trust: Teen sells art to benefit Jefferson Land Trust

A heartwarming column seems appropriate for the month of February, so I’m going to share a story of inspiration, connection and community in which a big-hearted family has teamed up for the love of the land and wildlife. People often think of philanthropists as those who make large donations. However, the term “philanthropy” actually comes from the ancient Greek and is a combination of the words: “philos,” meaning “love,” in the sense of caring for, nourishing, developing and enhancing; and “anthropos,” meaning “human being,” in the sense of our common humanity. A philanthropist is a person who expresses love of humanity through charitable efforts, regardless of the size or the form of the gifts. Throughout the year, the Jefferson Land Trust’s Save the Land business partners donate a portion of their profits to support our work. For years, The Resort at Port Ludlow, Finnriver Farm & Cidery, Chimacum Corner Farmstand and the Food Co-Op have been giving back to our community in this substantial and meaningful way. In early March 2018, at the age of 14, Aloura Remy became our youngest business partner. An artist with a love of wildlife, she was inspired by her chosen grandfather, Gabriel Ornelas, […]

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