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Statue honouring Abdul Sattar Edhi installed in Quetta

The Wire 18 Jun 2021
It's been almost five years since the world's greatest philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi left us ... Made by sculptor Ishaq Lehri, the life-size statue of the late philanthropist has been placed at Edhi Chowk in the city ... and created the mural to honour the late philanthropist....
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Denver’s Youth on Record gifted $1 million by MacKenzie Scott, Jeff Bezo’s billionaire ex-wife

Denver Post 17 Jun 2021
To her surprise, the money was coming from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott and her husband, Dan Jewett. Scott, who divorced Amazon founder, Jeff Bezos, in 2019 and left the marriage with a stake in the company, is one of the richest people in the world. On Tuesday, the philanthropist announced she was donating $2.7 billion to 286 organizations....
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The latest big-money donation to N.C. A&T: $5 million from Google

News & Record 17 Jun 2021
John Newsom. GREENSBORO — N.C ... The company awarded $50 million to 10 historically black universities — $5 million to each — as part of its effort to increase diversity within the technology world and minority access to careers in high-tech fields ... $45 million from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott, one of the world's wealthiest people ... ....
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GiveIndia to invest in scaling giving culture

Beijing News 16 Jun 2021
In recognition of its mission of scaling the giving culture to alleviate poverty in India, Bangalore-based non profit GiveIndia has been awarded a generous grant by US author and philanthropist Mackenzie Scott ... Chandra Foundation, BillMelinda Gates Foundation, Omidyar Network India, Rohini Nilekani Philanthropies and philanthropist Vikrant Bhargava....
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Dallas nonprofit receives $1.2M in gift from MacKenzie Scott

Business Journal 16 Jun 2021
The philanthropist and Amazon shareholder has given more than $8 billion to organizations and institutions around the world over the past year ... ....
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Amazon founder’s ex-wife slams US wealth gap

The News International 16 Jun 2021
NEW YORK ... “We are all attempting to give away a fortune that was enabled by systems in need of change,” Jeff Bezos’ ex-wife wrote in a Medium post ... From her 2019 divorce from her ex-husband, billionaire and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, Ms Scott has become one of the world’s most renowned philanthropists ... ....
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Join Tony Robbins, Pitbull and Tim Draper to Fund a Revolution in At-home Fitness With ...

The Record 16 Jun 2021
NEW YORK, June 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Equity holders Tony Robbins, Pitbull and Tim Draper have taken the lead in investing in what could be a revolution in the world of connected home fitness through their involvement in GRIT EPIQ ... Pitbull is a world-famous rapper, singer, GRIT brand ambassador, businessman and philanthropist....
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Lee Min Ho's India fanbase ‘LeeMinHo Lovers India’ worked with ‘Global Minoz’ to raise funds ...

Pinkvilla 16 Jun 2021
'Like star, Like fans', the adage holds true for Hallyu superstar and the charismatic Lee Min Ho! Lee Min Ho is one of the biggest stars in the world, and rightfully so. The talented actor is not only a great actor and performer, but he is also a philanthropist and humanitarian....
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The world's top givers: Billionaires who give their wealth away

Gulf News 16 Jun 2021
They are some of the world’s richest ... In so doing, they make a major impact in the world or the communities they help. Here's the list of the world top givers over the years ... Gates, 65, founded Microsoft, the world’s largest software company. He chairs the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the world's largest private charitable foundation....
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The world's top givers: Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, Azim Premji, Mackenzie Scott and other billionaires who give their wealth away

Gulf News 16 Jun 2021
They are some of the world’s richest ... In so doing, they make a major impact in the world or the communities they help. Here's the list of the world top givers over the years ... Gates, 65, founded Microsoft, the world’s largest software company. He chairs the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the world's largest private charitable foundation....
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Historic Athens:Establishing libraries in East Texas

Weatherford Democrat 16 Jun 2021
After all, about the same time other East Texas towns were doing the same ... Both got their money ... By 1889 his company was the largest of its type in the world. Then in 1901 Carnegie sold his company and became a philanthropist, supporting not just libraries but higher education – in 1904 he established what is now Carnegie-Mellon University ... .......
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MacKenzie Scott Donates Another $2.7 Billion, Laments Wealth Gap

Time 15 Jun 2021
Scott, who shook up the philanthropy world last year with the pace and magnitude of her giving, donated to 286 organizations from universities to arts nonprofits ... following her divorce with Bezos, has quickly become one of the most consequential philanthropists in the world....
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Blasting outrageous wealth, MacKenzie Scott donates another $2.7bn

Business Day 15 Jun 2021
Scott shook up the philanthropy world in 2020 with the pace and magnitude of her giving ... Scott, who ended up with a 4% stake in Amazon.com following her divorce with Bezos, has quickly become one of he most consequential philanthropists in the world....
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