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Jeff Bezos Donates $200 Mil to Smithsonian

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos will be an astronaut after his July 20th launch aboard the Blue Origin rocket New Shepard, alongside his brother Mark Bezos, 82-year-old pilot Wally Funk and 18-year-old Oliver Daemen. The flight will last only 11 minutes, but Daemen’s seat sold at auction for $28 million. With that kind of money in […]

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Mastercard Foundation Supports African CDC

The Mastercard Foundation announced a massive donation pledge to help boost the healthcare response to COVID-19 throughout Africa. On Tuesday, June 8, the Mastercard Foundation, Mastercard’s Toronto-based NGO, announced that they would be donating $1.3 billion dollars over three years to further healthcare work among some of the world’s poorest citizens. The money will be […]

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Satya Nadella Gives $15m to Seattle Children’s

Satya Nadella, the current CEO of Microsoft, announced on May 26, 2021, that he would be donating $15 million to Seattle Children’s Hospital in honor of his son, Zain. “When our son Zain was born with cerebral palsy,” said a statement shared by Satya Nadella and his wife, Anu. “Our family formed a deep connection […]

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Glorieta Camps Welcomes Migrant Children

Glorieta Camps is a private Christian faith-based summer camp, with over 100 buildings on 2,400 acres in New Mexico. Ordinarily, it boasts over 2,000 beds, and rents itself out to various groups for church, school, or corporate retreats. But it is currently ramping up to house as many as 2,400 unaccompanied migrant children on behalf […]

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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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Jack Dorsey Donates Another $15M to Mayors for a Guaranteed Income

“I’m now convinced that the simplest approach will prove to be the most effective – the solution to poverty is to abolish it directly by a now widely discussed measure: the guaranteed income.” – Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. Inspired directly by the words of MLK, and by the struggles of his own youth […]

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Nonprofit ‘Mercy Ships’ to Launch World’s Largest Non-Governmental Hospital Ship

Becton, Dickenson and Company (BD) is a medical technology company, one of the largest in the world and over 120 years old. They essentially invented the modern hypodermic needle, and in the last decade have spent over $30 billion in acquiring some of their competitors. Feel what you may about the cost of medicine, which […]

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Serena Williams Donates 4.25 Million Masks for Kids

The tennis star has teamed up with Bella Canvas, Scholastic, and the National School Board Association.

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Brooklyn Nine-Nine Creators, Cast Donate to Protester Bail Funds

During the protests over police brutality in the United States after the death on video of George Floyd, the police arrested over 10,000 protesters across the country in just the first two weeks, and they haven’t stopped. Some of the arrests for looting and violence, but others have been plainly unjust, such as the arrest […]

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Sam Mendes Establishes Fund for Theater Workers with Help from Netflix

On Monday, July 6, the British government announced a £1.5 billion effort to help hard-hit arts organizations in the UK through the pandemic. Art institutions like the National Gallery have only just begun reopening, but performance venues still probably have months to go before they can resume operating at their normal occupancy levels. Several major […]