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Dear Philanthropist,
Take heart. . .

You are excited to serve by volunteering time, financial resources, and connections to important causes. You are confident, engaging, and curious. You are a giver and a big picture thinker, an innovator, and inspirational leader because you know how to make things happen. You ask friends to donate, give time, and attend events and experiences. You thrive on connecting like-minded people. You have so much to give the OneGreenThing movement, your community, and our shared future. 


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All we have is what we are and what we give.” – Ursula K. LeGuin 


The goal of the Service Superpower Assessment and determining which of the service types best suits your personality is simple. The more you know about your strengths in service, the more likely you are to design a daily practice of sustainability that you can maintain and celebrate. 

Philanthropist Overview 

You are the Philanthropist. This Service Superpower profile is excited to serve by volunteering time, financial resources, and connections to important causes. Your network and resources can make ideas realities. Strategic and thoughtful, you are intentional about where you invest your time and resources. You are empathetic and sensitive. You have extraordinary drive to empower others, zeal in bringing people together, an ethic of service to inspire friends to give their time and resources, and a profound sense of the wonder of nature.

But wait, there's more!

Your Role in Climate Action

The Philanthropist serves a critical role to accelerate climate action by providing the necessary resources to support research and advocacy for the essential market and policy changes we need. Recent climate disasters are raising eco-anxiety for everyone. Remember that small actions can lessen anxiety and create a sense of well-being.  

Time to dig in! Below you can download the custom Philanthropist 7-day custom action plan to get started on your climate action journey. If you're a veteran activist, it'll help bring more joy into your daily life. 

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So you are a Philanthropist. Now what? Get inspired.  


Meet Philanthropist, Gen Z author, TED Speaker, and entrepreneur Maya Penn. 

What next?  Explore OneGreenThing stories, tips, and resources to help you learn more and tap into your inner-Influencer. We break down the latest news in climate action into actionable steps based on Service Superpowers and celebrate hope through action. 

Support our work in reducing eco-anxiety through action, building community, and promoting culture change for climate solutions. 

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Continue your journey of self- discovery through the book, One Green Thing: Discover Your Hidden Power to Help Save the Planet

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