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Amazon's Jeff Bezos to start $2 billion charitable fund

 

September 17, 2018



SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos said Thursday that he is giving $2 billion to start a fund that will open preschools in low-income neighborhoods and give money to nonprofits that helps homeless families.

Bezos, whose stake in Amazon is worth about $160 billion, says that he'll call it the Bezos Day One Fund. An Amazon.com Inc. spokeswoman confirmed that the money will all come from Bezos, though there are few details about how the fund will operate.

https://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/education/article/Amazon-s-Jeff-Bezos-to-start-2-billion-13226767.php

 

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