Amazon's CEO Starts $2 Billion Fund for Schools, Homeless
16 September, 2018, 15:01 | Author: Mary Valdez
With a personal fortune of US$163.8 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, the Amazon chief executive officer had been largely invisible in the world of philanthropy.
The Bezos Day One Fund will be made up of the Families Fund and the Academics Fund.
"It is really important that politicians and others, they need to understand the value that big companies bring in and not demonize or vilify business in general", Bezos said on Thursday evening at an Economic Club of Washington dinner.
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Nationwide, more than 1,245 flights have been cancelled through Friday , according to flight tracking site FlightAware.com. Overall, Florence is approximately400 miles in diameter, according to The Associated Press in a report on September 13.
Mr Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon and owner of the Washington Post newspaper, warned on Thursday (Sept 13) that President Donald Trump's attacks on the media are risky for the country.
Mr Bezos and Amazon have also faced criticism in Seattle for not doing more to help the needy, and have become focal points in the booming region's angry debate about traffic, housing prices and homelessness.
Last year, he donated $33 million to fund scholarship for "dreamers", the name given to undocumented children of immigrants who face legal obstacles in attending college or university.
Interestingly, the fund comes more than a year after Jeff sought out public opinion on Twitter on ways to utilise his wealth.
But declined to offer specifics on how much of his fortune he would donate, suggesting that he may address societal problems through philanthropy or profit-making businesses like his Blue Origin space firm.
"By 5 p.m., I'm like, 'I can't think about that today".
Amazon has a history of supporting homeless programs in Seattle.
Sawant is referring to the Seattle head tax that the Seattle City Council adopted and then repealed a month later.
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Bottom line is, if we made mistakes in the way a program is run, we'll work with the OIG to get those corrected. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is now under investigation for his role in a real estate deal in his hometown.
North Carolina's Duplin and Sampson counties, just inland, sell more hogs and pigs than anywhere else in America. Hurricane Florence has begun to batter the Carolina coast, and she's not going away anytime soon.
We continue to let everyone know to not take this lightly. "It's been really nice", Nicole Roland said. As of now, Florence is due to make landfall very early Friday morning, somewhere in the Carolinas.
The winds may increase a bit Saturday night, possibly gusting over 40mph, especially in the northern/eastern CSRA. National Hurricane Center (NHC) provided the latest update on Hurricane Florence at 8 a.m. on September 12.
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Erdogan is known for strongman tactics, including the jailing of tens of thousands of people after a failed coup attempt in 2016. The Chinese yuan traded offshore slipped to 6.88 per dollar from a high of 6.84 earlier in the session.
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