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Governors Point Donated to Public

Governors Point has been donated by a private owner to conserve undeveloped land on the Chuckanut Bay shoreline. Randy Bishop, a Canadian business owner living in White Rock, bought Governor’s Point in 2018 for $5.7 million. At the time, his plans for the wooded little peninsula south of Bellingham, Washington were to build a development […]


Swiss Billionaire Makes $1B Donation to Preserve Natural Resources

Hansjörg Wyss is a Swiss billionaire who made a fortune in the American market by founding medical device manufacturer Synthes. Before his 2012 sale of his company to Johnson & Johnson, he donated approximately $300 million dollars. Since the $21 billion sale, his giving has increased dramatically. Like Bill Gates, Tim Cook, Elon Musk, and […]

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Out of the Limelight: The Jobs’ Generous Giving

The world loved Steve Jobs. The innovative, intelligent college-dropout who founded Apple and Pixar was charismatic and easy to like. He inspired people with his products and vision, and devastated many with his death. But not everyone had all nice things to say about the Apple CEO. He eventually reached a net worth of $10.2 […]