Barry Kaye, an insurance specialist and author of numerous books on life insurance and estate planning, has donated millions of dollars to charities over the years. In his recent retirement, he has continued to serve on the boards of various non-profit organizations and regularly donates to worthy causes.
Barry Kaye Chooses Charities With Heart
Part of Barry Kaye's approach to philanthropy is to choose organizations that are close to his heart. He enjoys giving to groups that not only provide financial support for those in need, but that also foster hope for a better future for mankind.
The City of Hope in California, a center for research and treatment focusing on cancer, HIV/AIDS, and diabetes, has received numerous donations from Barry Kaye. Their research into the causes of and treatment for life threatening illnesses is backed by some of the finest biomedical minds in the world. Barry Kaye has served on the board of the City of Hope and received their Man of Hope Award in 1976.
Barry Kaye's Dedication to Education
Barry Kaye has served on the board of the prestigious Ben Gurion University in Israel, which awarded Mr. Kaye a Lifetime Achievement Award in 1987 for his outstanding charitable work and dedication to education.
Florida Atlantic University knows first-hand just how generous Barry Kaye is. Donations by Barry Kaye over the years to FAU include funds for the Carole & Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium and a $5 million donation that was matched by a Florida state grant. Currently, Mr. Kaye is the third largest donor in the history of Florida Atlantic University.
One of Barry Kaye's most cherished awards is the Recognition of Goodness he received from the Jewish Foundation for the Righteous in 2006. This award is given to an individual who exemplifies altruism, community involvement and civic responsibility. In 2009, Barry Kaye also won the Archangel Pinnacle of Achievement Award for his contributions to further the Guardian Angel's goal of promoting the safety of families in various communities.
Having retired from his career as an insurance industry leader and author, Barry Kaye continues to donate his time, money, and talent to various charities around the globe.