The Richest Person In The World Just Gave $98.5 Million To Help The Homeless.
Jeff Bezos, the richest person in the world, announced on Thursday he has donated $98.5 million to 32 organizations in 23 states that are helping homeless families.
Does Jeff Bezos do anything for charity?
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is acting as a hands-off philanthropist with his Day 1 Families Fund. Through the fund, Bezos gave nearly $100 million to 24 nonprofits working to combat family homelessness in the US. Now, he’s leaving millions of dollars at the discretion of each charity, Recode reported.
How much does Jeff Bezos make second?
Bezos makes $2,489 per second — more than twice what the median US worker makes in one week. That’s $149,353 per minute.
Why does Jeff Bezos not donate?
He’s famously refused to sign fellow multibillionaire Bill Gates’s “giving pledge,” a symbolic and completely nonbinding agreement among the world’s richest people to give away half of their wealth in their lifetimes. (His now ex-wife, MacKenzie Bezos, joined the pledge shortly after their divorce was finalized.)
Who donated the most money?
- #1 Warren Buffett. more.
- #2 Bill and Melinda Gates. more.
- #3 Michael Bloomberg. more.
- #4 Walton family. more.
- #5 George Soros. more.
- #6 Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan. more.
- #7 Hansjoerg Wyss. more.
- #8 Jim and Marilyn Simons. more.
Who is the richest man in the whole world?