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Sadio Mané Donates £500,000 to Build a Hospital in Bambali

Sadio Mané is a professional footballer in Liverpool. Born in Bambali, Sédhiou, Senegal, the 29-year-old represented Senegal in the Olympics and the 2018 FIFA World Cup before he signed with Premier League side Liverpool for a £34 million (47.2 million USD) contract. He’s regarded as one of the current best footballers in the world and […]

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Jack Harlow Donates $500k Won in Open Run Competition

On Saturday, March 6, rapper Jack Harlow and hip hop artist Quavo faced off against rappers 2 Chainz and Lil Baby in a two-on-two game of basketball. First team to 21 wins. The prize? A literal duffle-bag full of cash, a cool half a million dollars. The contest was the Bleacher Report’s Open Run 2-on-2 […]

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Eric Schwam Honors Le Chambon-sur-Lignon’s History of Generosity

In 1943, Eric Schwam, his parents, and his grandmother arrived in Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, a very small town in south-east France, as refugees. Originally from Vienna, the Jewish family were removed from Austria by the Nazis and held in an internment camp in Rivesaltes until 1942. They, along with hundreds of other Jewish refugees, were sheltered […]

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Anonymous Edmonton ‘Santa’ Gives Out Poem and $250 Gift Card

It’s become trite and overplayed to point out that 2020 was hard on everyone, but it was. It was catastrophically hard on many, whether they lost lives close to them or the livelihoods that support their families. When Christmas came, many found the holiday more burden than celebration. Edmonton, Alberta in December was looking at […]

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Anonymous Couple Donates Home to House Survivors of Trafficking

Samaritan Village is a nonprofit in Orlando, Florida which helps those rescued from human trafficking situations resume their lives. For years, they had a single safe house, a place where survivors could be given treatment for trauma and vocational training to start a new life. 

“It’s really difficult for us to find our graduates safe […]

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NY Rep Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Helps Raise $5 Million For Texas

During the week of February 15, nearly half of Texas lost access to electricity, clean water, or both. Thousands of un-heatable homes were damaged by the unseasonably cold winter storm bursting pipes, and tens of thousands of people evacuated. Natural gas pipelines and wind turbines that were not winter-proofed froze, and the demand for power […]

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Man Raises $30,000 from Beer Made in Honor of Wife who Died of Cancer

Darcel Fahy was diagnosed with advanced ovarian cancer in 2010. She was young, just a few years out of high school. With her diagnosis, her doctor gave her odds just under 40 percent of making it five years. But she chased heroic measures and squeezed 7 and a half years out of that before she […]

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Michael Jordan Donates $10 Million for Medical Clinics in Wilmington, NC

Michael Jordan—yes, that Michael Jordan—may one day be known more for his open hands than for his half-court throw. In 2017, Jordon donated $7 million to open two low-income healthcare clinics in underserved parts of Charlotte, North Carolina. And he’s just done it again. This time, Jordan’s donation of $10 million will open two new […]

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Walmart to Give $14.3 Million in Grants to Address Systemic Racism

In June, while the firestorm of protests sparked by the extra-judicial police killing of George Floyd was burning across the United States, Walmart was one of many companies who spoke out against the general weight of racism that still holds this country down. In an interview with CNBC at the time, Walmart CEO Doug McMillon […]

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Bernie Sanders Turns Viral Moment into $1.5M for Charity

The inauguration of President Joe Biden on January 20th was a chilly affair. There weren’t many present, but those in attendance endured a windy 35° Fahrenheit (1.7° Celsius). Senator Bernie Sanders is from Vermont and used to the cold, but he’s also 79 years old. So no one can blame him for bundling up to […]