Ruth Ann Harnisch
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    Home:   212 904-0455
    Office:   212 904-0454
    Cell:   646 808-5020
    Fax:   212 935-6545
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    PO Box 3002,
    East Quogue, NY, 11942, United States of America
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Ruth Ann Harnisch

The Harnisch Foundation

Full Bio
Ruth Ann Harnisch is President of the Harnisch Family Foundation, which has given grants to hundreds of not-for-profit organizations since its founding in 1998. She is a proponent of creative philanthropy whose unusual charitable investments have landed her on Oprah and the Today show. Ruth Ann encourages people to discover the thrill of giving money, time, skills, ideas and other assets to the causes they care about, and shares their stories on Ruth Ann is a recovering journalist. Starting out as a teen deejay in heer native Buffalo, NY, she spent three decades in media work, including Emmy-nominated television reporting and anchoring at the CBS-TV affiliate in Nashville, TN, a daily talk-radio program on WLAC-AM, and 17 years as a columnist for the Nashville Banner. After retiring from her journalism career, she chaired the board of More Than Money, a national nonprofit assisting top wealth-holders to put their money where their values are. That organization's coaching program inspir