For Ira Malis, Charitable Giving is a Family Affair


Welcome back to Pull Up A Chair, our monthly podcast where we explore different themes and what it means to build and be a part of a strong Jewish community.

We continue into our second season by talking with Ira Malis and Abigail Malischostak, father and daughter.

Ira is the current chairman of the investment management committee at The Associated. And Abigail is the partnerships manager at the Jewish Volunteer Connection.

In 2003, Ira and his wife, Shelly, started a donor advised fund with The Associated. They felt this would be a great and meaningful way to involve their children and grandchildren in their family’s tradition of charitable giving. For those who are unfamiliar with donor advised funds, they offer you a way to support your favorite causes while also taking advantage of certain tax benefits.

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Pull Up A Chair is a monthly Associated Podcast where, each month, we sit down and talk with members of the Baltimore community. Hear the personal stories of Jewish Baltimore – from CEO’s to The Myerberg’s Bagel Boys to Summer Camp Sweethearts. We’ll laugh, reminisce and learn a thing or two about what it means to build a strong community. Pull Up A Chair – You’ll feel like you’re sitting in the room with us.



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