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Issue #259
Fall 2015


Cover Profile

José Bautista

By Kimberly Greene

José Bautista helps young athletes get a chance at a better future—on and off the field.


AnnaLynne McCord: [S]hero Worship

By Julie Jacobs

Acting is just a day job for 90210 star AnnaLynne McCord.

Sanjay Gupta: The Doctor Is All In

By Kimberly Greene

The camera-ready, scrubbed-up, totally normal life of Dr. Sanjay Gupta.

Mitch Garber: The Dragon Breathes In

By Rena Godfrey

Mitch Garber rolls the dice, but he never takes chances.

Lucy Lawless: The Princess Fights On

By Nancy A. Ruhling

Xena no longer, but Lucy Lawless has a real battle on her hands.

Bridgit Mendler: Child’s Play

By Victoria Scrozzo

Multi-talented (and multi-hyphenated) 22-year-old Bridgit Mendler has built a successful career and life by making good choices.

Jesse James Decker & Eric Decker: Dogs on Deck

By Sarah Manning

NFLer Eric Decker and country music singer Jessie James Decker are helping veterans by matching them up with rescued support dogs.


  • Buffett donates $2.8 billion
  • Robin Hood raises $101 million
  • Taylor Swift supports fireman’s family
  • Bloomberg donates $100 million to Cornell
  • Schwarzman gives Yale $150 million
  • Rockefeller makes 100th birthday donation
  • First Red Nose Day in U.S. pays off
  • Hawaii converts buses into shelters
  • Rice University received record gift
  • $100 million to UCLA
  • Mental health care for wounded warriors
  • $50 million boost to Inova Health System
  • Sloan Kettering receives $150 million
  • Knight donates $500 million to cancer research
  • Parker launches foundation with $600 million
  • Big Slick raises $1.1 million
  • $25 million to Parkinson’s from Fiat chairman


  • Mack, Jack & McConaughey
  • amfAR Cinema Against AIDS
  • Carnegie Hall Medal of Excellence
  • New York Women’s Foundation Celebrating Women Breakfast
  • Together for Short Lives’ Midsummer Ball
  • Voices for Voiceless
  • New York City Ballet Spring Gala
  • USHMM Tribute Dinner
  • Race to Erase MS
  • MoMA’s Party in the Garden

The Index

The Entertainment List

The Young Ones

Big Gift: John A. Paulson

Giving the Ivy League school its biggest gift ever.

Five Questions: Michelle Beadle

Opening up about double standards, Twitter followers and a recurring dream to live with dogs.