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J. Luce Foundation Announces Bauer Fund on Third Anniversary

New York, N.Y. Three years ago on September 5, 2015, The J. Luce Foundation announced the launch of The Bauer Fund, in honor and memory of Grant Michael Bauer who passed away from an act of suicide in 2014. Grant Bauer was the impetus for the J. Luce Foundation’s Bauer Fund. Photo courtesy of the Bauer Family. […]

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Bauer Fund Highlighted as Suicide Continues to Stalk America

New York, N.Y. My beloved mother committed suicide. My good friend’s son Grant Bauer committed suicide. Celebrities commit suicide. There is an epidemic stalking America that snuffs out lives young and old, rich and poor, famous and not. None of us or our families are completely immune. American celebrity chef, author, and television personality Anthony Bourdain […]

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The J. Luce Foundation’s Bauer Fund Announces 2017 Award Recipients

New York, N.Y. Dr. Bill and Mary Ella Bauer and their daughter Maddie are proud to announce the 2017 Bauer Fund grantees. The awards are in honor and memory of their son and brother, Grant, who passed away from suicide in 2014. The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation sponsors The Bauer Fund as one of […]

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Following Son’s Suicide, The Bauer Fund Announces Award Recipients

New York, N.Y. Dr. Bill Bauer, vice president of The J. Luce Foundation, announced today the first recipients of the foundation’s Bauer Fund. “My family is delighted to inform our first three beneficiaries that we are honoring them with grants in honor and memory of our son Grant who passed away from suicide in 2014,” Bill stated. Grant Bauer, son of Dr. […]

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At One, Bauer Fund Raises Cash, Awareness, Random Acts of Kindness

New York, N.Y.  One year ago this week, my friend and high school classmate informed me that his son had taken his own life. Not the call I wanted to get – and sure as hell not the call he wanted to make. With news that just makes the world stand still. News that alters […]

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At Elementary School in West Virginia, Random Acts of Kindness

New York, N.Y.  A Random Act of Kindness, or “RAK,” is a selfless act performed by people to either help or cheer up a random stranger, for no reason other than to promote goodness, kindness, and happiness. Some of the fourth graders from Neale Elementary in Wood County, West Virgina. Today I handed the guy in […]

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Report: U.S. Suicides Up Significantly Since 1999

Washington, D.C.  A new study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that suicide rates have jumped 24 percent over the years between 1999 and 2014. The study published late Thursday showed that rates increased sharply after 2006, as the economic boom of the late 1990s faded and the onset of what […]

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Sixteenth Annual Leadership Awards Reception Rocks New York

New York, N.Y. What an absolutely amazing event last week! The breadth of our activities over the last sixteen years blew me away. Our St. John’s University event, featuring our new Funds, Fellows and our upcoming Luce Leadership Experience – Hellas, was even more amazing because of the multitude of people involved in making the […]

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