Welcome to the 100 Friends Project!
I am Marc Gold and I started this small project over 25 years ago, in 1989. The idea is really very simple. Every year many people contribute to the project and I take the money to developing countries and look for the neediest people I can find. I then put the money to work in the most compassionate, appropriate, culturally compatible, constructive and practical manner possible. You put the donation into my hands and I put the funds directly into the hands of the needy individual or family, or a small trusted grassroots organization helping them.
“Shoestring Philanthropist” Marc Gold speaks at Beth Judah
As the founder of a philanthropic organization called 100 Friends, Marc Gold has spent the past 25 years traveling around Asia, saving and improving countless lives, sometimes spending only a dollar or two per person. Read more…
100 Friends selections – a video compilation of Marc Gold’s visits around the world
Building a dream – Laguna Creek students help children refugees near the Thai-Burmese border in ‘100 Friends Project’Hundreds of Burmese, Karen, and Mon children dream of the day when they will be able to pick up a book to study.
The Laguna Creek High School Key Club and the school’s National Honor Society (NHS) are raising funds to build them a library. Read more…