Linda Taaffe is associate editor at the Palo Alto Weekly, an award-winning weekly newspaper serving the San Francisco Peninsula’s Palo Alto area.


Voices from the Field

A Charitable Legacy, Ensured

Posted on June 11, 2018 by Linda Taaffe

Considered an icon in the philanthropy world, Susan Packard Orr frequently is the person nonprofits look to for inspiration and advice. For more than three decades, the Stanford resident has provided nonprofits around the world with support services and software she developed. She's probably better known, however, for steering her family's foundation, The David & Lucile Packard Foundation, for the past 22 years… Read More