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Toyota Donates After Kentucky Tornadoes

Toyota will be donating half a million dollars to help those impacted by the tornadoes that devastated parts of Kentucky over the weekend. A single massive stormfront passing through caused tornadoes in Arkansas, Illinois, Tennessee, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Missouri. In Kentucky, 74 people are confirmed dead, and many more are still missing. The town of […]

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The Earth Fund Puts $443M to Climate Change

The Earth Fund, Jeff Bezos’s charitable organization, donated nearly half a billion dollars to climate groups this week. Bezos has faced substantial criticism recently from environmental groups for his space tourism efforts. While Blue Origin’s hydrogen-burning rockets are cleaner than SpaceX’s kerosene-fueled ones, at least at the point of launch, they’re still an emissions nightmare, […]

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Dell Foundation Pledges $38M for Austin Homeless

The Dell Foundation is helping to tackle homelessness in Austin, Texas with a $38 million pledge to help build micro-homes. The Michael and Susan Dell Foundation, legacy of the founder of Dell Technologies and his wife, is dedicated to improving the lives of children living in poverty, tackling issues such as education, healthcare, and food […]

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Obama Foundation Receives $100M Donation

The Obama Foundation has received its largest donation yet – $100 million from billionaire Jeff Bezos. The Barack Obama Foundation was founded in 2014 to continue former President Obama’s work after he left the White House. It oversees the ongoing creation of the Barack Obama Presidential Center, which will be a community center in Chicago […]

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Secret Santa of Idaho Strikes Again

The Secret Santa of Idaho has struck again, for the seventh time. This time, he’s handing out $1 million in checks to people in need in East Idaho. In 2013, an anonymous donor contacted Nate Eaton, the news director of East Idaho News, wanting his help to distribute $100,000. Eaton and a small team review […]

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Travis Scott to Pay Funeral Costs for Victims

Travis Scott, whose November 5th concert took a very deadly turn, announced on Monday that he would be offering to cover funeral costs and mental health services for the families of the eight people who were killed. The casualties ranged from 14 to 27 years old, and hundreds more were injured, including a police officer […]

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Bezos Earth Fund Pledges $2B for Environment

The Bezos Earth Fund is promising to pour $2 billion into environmental protection, said founder Jeff Bezos as he spoke to world leaders at the COP26 climate summit on Tuesday, November 2nd. “Nature is beautiful, but it is also fragile,” said Bezos at the conference. “I was reminded of this in July when I went into […]

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Fair Fight Action Gives $1.34M to Fight Medical Debt

Fair Fight Action announced early Wednesday, October 27, that it has donated $1.34 million to the nonprofit RIP Medical Debt. The money will be used to wipe out the medical debts of over 100,000 people in Georgia, Arizona, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama. Combined, their debt has a face value of $212 million. The money comes […]

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First Americans Museum Gets $2M Donation

The First Americans Museum in Oklahoma has been given a much-needed infusion of funds, with a $2 million donation from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (LDS). The First Americans Museum was begun in a storefront in the 1990s as the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum. It began construction on its […]

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Ludacris Donates $10K to Father/Daughter Team

Ludacris, the Dirty South rapper from Atlanta with three Grammy awards, has donated $10,000 to a grassroots project trying to help incarcerated people connect with their families. Jay’Aina Patton and her father Antoine are developing the app Photo Patch, which is a photo app specifically meant for children to send pictures to their family in […]