October 4, 2023
October 4, 2023

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Norman B. Gildin

Norman B. Gildin has fundraised for nonprofits for more than three decades and has raised upwards of $92 million in the process. He is the National Director of The Aleph Institute. A resident of Teaneck for 34 years, he now resides in Boynton Beach, Florida, and can be reached at [email protected]

Articles by Norman B. Gildin

When Apologies Are in Order

The heaviest weight ever lifted by a powerlifter in a sanctioned competition was 1,104 lbs. by Icelandic strongman Hafthor Bjornsson in May 2020. He achieved

When Major Donors Divorce

  I met Joe and Jeanette Goldstein (pseudonym), a philanthropic couple, at a UJA Federation dinner in Manhattan. It wasn’t long before we struck up

Time to Call SWAT

An old joke goes something like this: Abe and Esther are flying to Australia for a two-week vacation to celebrate their 40th anniversary. Suddenly, over

The Bard Is Right

I confess that English literature was not my favorite subject in college. But one quote from William Shakespeare has always stuck with me. In Timon

Think Big

Penny Marshall directed a 1988 American fantasy drama film called “Big” about the wish of a 12-year-old boy to become an adult. After being transformed

When an Emergency Arises

During a nationally televised NFL game, Damar Hamlin, a Buffalo Bills safety, collapsed following a routine tackle. The incident riveted the entire country’s attention. Thanks

‘If I Only Had a Brain!’

In the movie The Wizard of Oz, the Scarecrow laments he was deprived of the mental capacity that he later learned he always possessed. Declaring

Palindrome Syndrome

Every morning I hit the gym at 5:00 a.m. for several hours (yes; I am a gym shark), and over the years it taught me

The Ascendant Generation: Gen X

Different generations and their involvement or potential involvement with nonprofit organizations have been the subject of much discussion in the fundraising world. Generation terms are