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How 4 Suicide-Prevention Groups Responded to the Death of Robin Williams

The leaders discuss very different approaches to responding to one of their cause’s biggest media moments.


  • Bain Capital Buys 50% Stake in Toms Shoes

    The private-equity firm purchased half of Toms in a move aimed at speeding growth of the social enterprise that pioneered the model of for-profit philanthropy with its giveaway of a pair of shoes to a needy child for each pair sold, Bloomberg and The New York Times write.

    Learn more: Listen to a podcast from The Chronicle's archive offering an inside look at Toms Shoes and its founder.


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