Individual donations and corporate philanthropy have helped the Belcourt’s bottom line.
David and Jennifer Risher are challenging fellow philanthropists to give more of their money away.
“We begin first by asking the question: Why is there so much inequality in our society?” Darren Walker says.
"We're getting a distorted capitalism that does not produce shared prosperity," says Walker.
Generous Giving is urging a move away from doctrine to appeal to a wider donor base.
Midland, which has only one homeless shelter with 20 beds but 264 homeless people, is resistant to government aid for its needy residents.