The Salwen family

The Salwen family

What happens when a family decides to drop everything and donate half of their savings to charity? The story of the Salwen family and how their decision to sell their house and donate half of the earnings to charity brought them closer together and taught them the value of family.


  • Hannah Salwen Daughter of Joan and Kevin Salwen. She is a junior at the Atlanta Girls' School, where she plays volleyball, serves on the student council, and volunteers regularly.
  • Kevin Salwen a reporter and editor at the "Wall Street Journal" for 18 years. Served on the board of Habitat for Humanity in Atlanta and currently works for the U.S. Olympic Committee.

Video: How Hannah’s Lunchbox Started

Credit:cfgreateratlanta via YouTube.

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