Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Launches Perspectives in Philanthropy Holiday Gift Catalog

Showcases meaningful gifts and funding opportunities, and promotes awareness of non-profit organizations

New York —

To assist in making the holidays a little cheerier for the non-profit community and the constituencies they serve, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney is pleased to announce the launch of its 2009/2010 Perspectives in Philanthropy Holiday Gift Catalog for clients.  The catalog showcases meaningful gifts and funding opportunities, and promotes awareness of a wide spectrum of over 40 non-profit organizations, both geographically and mission diverse, that are working to make their local communities, the nation and the world a better place.

"Many of our clients are generous in their philanthropic support.  We are providing this guide as a service for those who may want to take advantage of the holiday gift giving season to benefit a wide range of important non-profit organizations," said Craig Pfeiffer, Managing Director and Head of Marketing and Client Experience, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney.

Morgan Stanley Smith Barney offers philanthropic advisory services to high net worth individual, families and non-profit organizations.

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