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MacKenzie Scott Announces $4.2 Billion More in Charitable Giving

On Dec 16, 2020
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MacKenzie Scott announced on Tuesday that she had given nearly $4.2 billion to 384 organizations in just the last four months. Many of the groups are focused on basic needs, including food banks and Meals on Wheels, in a trying year for millions of people. https://t.co/qT4FwSal6q
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“She’s disrupting the norms around billionaire philanthropy by moving quickly,” an expert on charities said.

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MacKenzie Scott announced on Tuesday that she had given nearly $4.2 billion to 384 organizations in just the last four months. Many of the groups are focused on basic needs, including food banks and Meals on Wheels, in a trying year for millions of people. https://t.co/qT4FwSal6q
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MacKenzie Scott Announces $4.2 Billion More in Charitable Giving

MacKenzie Scott Announces $4.2 Billion More in Charitable Giving

“She’s disrupting the norms around billionaire philanthropy by moving quickly,” an expert on charities said.

Bill Gates Sr., Who Guided Billionaire Son’s Philanthropy, Dies at 94

Bill Gates Sr., Who Guided Billionaire Son’s Philanthropy, Dies at 94

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Bill Gates’s Charity Paradox

Bill Gates’s Charity Paradox

His renowned charitable activities seem to serve mainly private interests, namely his own.

Call for super-rich to donate more to tackle coronavirus pandemic

Call for super-rich to donate more to tackle coronavirus pandemic

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A rich white guy reclaimed his 'richest person' title, but we all still lose

A rich white guy reclaimed his 'richest person' title, but we all still lose

The guy who makes the case for ethical wealth just keeps getting richer.

Bill Gates: Schools will reopen in the fall, but economy won’t magically return to the way it was

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The Microsoft co-founder sees poor students getting hit the hardest as schools close down across the U.S.

Journalism’s Gates keepers

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<p>Last August, NPR profiled a Harvard-led experiment to help low-income families find housing in wealthier neighborhoods, giving their children access to better schools and an opportunity ...

In Bill Gates’s Mind, a Life of Processing

In Bill Gates’s Mind, a Life of Processing

A new documentary profiles the tech-titan-turned-philanthropist. In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, Mr. Gates reflects on his shifting public image.

Billionaires Are Eating the Economy

Billionaires Are Eating the Economy

As millions brace for the coming recession, the wealthiest people in the world are only getting richer. That’s a crisis of another kind.

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