From The San Diego Union Tribune: Couple give hearts, time to children’s charities

The San Diego Union Tribune profiled World of Children Co-Founders Harry and Kay in their November 9, 2015 print and online issues

Harry and Kay San Diego Union Tribune
World of Children co-founders and co-chairs Harry Leibowitz and Kay Isaacson-Leibowitz at their home in Rancho Santa Fe. Each year, the couple’s foundation gives grants to people and organizations heading up children’s charities. — K.C. Alfred, San Diego Union Tribune

— In 1996, Harry Leibowitz was home recuperating from cancer treatment and flipping channels on the TV when he came across the poetry award ceremony for the Pulitzer Prize. Very nice, he thought, but it begged a question.

“I thought, they can give a Pulitzer Prize for poetry and a Nobel prize for economics, but they don’t have an award for people who do things for children?”

Two years later, the career marketing executive launched the World of Children, a program that has given more than $7 million in grants to 112 children’s charity leaders in 69 countries.

Standing by his side since 1999 as his partner in life, work and charity is Kay Isaacson-Leibowitz, who said she fell in love with her husband and his charity at the same instant…”

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