Lauren A. Amos is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, and passionate art collector. Lauren is the founder of Wish, a Little Five Points retail experience providing fashion offerings of street culture to high fashion for Atlanta’s clientele.   Since 2003, Wish has emerged as “a sophisticated purveyor of the world’s most cutting-edge labels” and has been featured regularly in the national media.

Originally from Columbus, GA, Lauren has adopted Atlanta as her home and is passionate about helping Atlanta become a world class city, especially in the areas of Art and Culture. She is president of the Wish Foundation, fund advisor for the Wish Foundation Fund of the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, and serves as a trustee of the Daniel P. Amos Foundation. Lauren supports several non-profit organizations dedicated to art, culture and serving the needs of women and children. She is particularly interested in helping emerging arts organizations and increasing recognition for Atlanta’s emerging art reputation. In 2011, Lauren honored her mother’s legacy by creating the Shannon Landing Head of Museum Interpretation at the High Museum of Art.


Ten ways philanthropic families work with community foundations

Posted on June 11, 2015 by Audrey Jacobs, David O. Barrett, Elizabeth Sullivan, Lauren Amos, Mark Neithercut, Rob MacPherson

This special webinar as we count and describe the many ways that philanthropic families work with the more than 800 community foundations spread across North America. From partnering for impact to serving as a training ground for younger family members, community foundations and families have been partners since the very first community foundations were founded just over a century ago… Read More