Donor Interview

  • Donor Spotlight: Miles Anderson

    Miles Anderson stumbled upon Ploughshares Fund ten years ago while reading the newspaper. He and his late wife, Erica, both career musicians, were drawn to organizations that represent the values they hold dear. Ploughshares Fund’s positive and hopeful approach to nuclear policy grabbed their...

    September 23, 2019 - By Ploughshares Fund
  • Former Marine to Create Legacy of Peace

    On May 1st, 1952, two thousand Marines waited in the Nevada desert for the detonation of an atomic bomb. Crouched in foxholes just two miles from ground zero without protective equipment, they were instructed to keep their heads down. "The bottom of my foxhole turned a brilliant, bright white I’...

    April 20, 2018 - By Ploughshares Fund
  • Donor Spotlight

    Joel Dobson, a former officer who was in the Strategic Air Command in the 1960s, lives in North Carolina where a near-nuclear accident known as the Goldsboro Broken Arrow took place more than 50 years ago. Joel recently wrote...

    February 26, 2016 - By Will Lowry
  • A Way of Looking at the World

    Since 2006, the IRA Charitable Rollover provision has allowed anyone age 70-and-1/2 or older to transfer up to $100,000 to causes like Ploughshares Fund tax-free. If you act now, there is still time to make your IRA charitable rollover gift before the end of 2015.

    December 18, 2015 - By Will Lowry
  • Ploughshares Fund is conducting interviews with some of our first donors - recording their stories of why they initially took a risk on Sally Lilienthal’s big idea. Board member and former Ploughshares executive director Gloria Duffy interviews Lew Butler, our first chairman of the board below....

    February 28, 2012 - By admin