by The Associated Press Posted Apr 24 2018 9

first_img by The Associated Press Posted Apr 24, 2018 9:33 am PDT Last Updated Apr 24, 2018 at 10:01 am PDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Tisch Fund gives $10 million for arts-mental health NEW YORK, N.Y. – The Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund has pledged $10 million to fund arts programs focused on mental health issues in New York City.The New York Times reports that the goals include improving the lives of those with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. They also aim to fight the stigma around mental illnesses and help people overcome trauma.Tisch says the initiative will likely grow, especially after her foundation is bolstered by the proceeds of a Christie’s auction of her parents’ $80 million art collection next month.Her father was Preston Robert Tisch, the investor who bought half of the New York Giants in 1991. Her mother was the philanthropist Joan Tisch.___Information from: The New York Times, http://www.nytimes.comlast_img read more