Great Philanthropists in History: Charles Hackley
Learners gain a deeper understanding of philanthropy by studying a great philanthropist from their community. Students will recognize the importance of philanthropy in the community and the importance of becoming involved.
Students will research Charles Hackley, a major historical philanthropist from the Muskegon community, and identify his many philanthropic acts.
Students are to think about all of the contributions of Charles Hackley and describe how important they are to us today. They will realize that philanthropy did not stop with Charles Hackley and that they need to continue the tradition.