• Jeff Bezos donates $33 million to fund college scholarships for Dreamers

    4 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, are donating $33 million in the form of a scholarship grant to help 1,000 undocumented immigrant high school graduates with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status attend college. The Bezos grant comes through TheDream.US, a scholarship fund for Dreamers. The organization, which is less than four years old, says this is the largest grant it...
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  • The world's richest man, Jeff Bezos, just donated $33 million to educate Dreamers in honor of his immigrant father

    The world's richest man, Jeff Bezos, just donated $33 million to educate Dreamers in honor of his immigrant father

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    Jeff Bezos donated $33 million to provide college scholarships to illegal immigrants brought to the US as children by their parents, known as 'Dreamers.'
    Bezos has been vocal in pressuring the Trump administration and Congress to bring back protections to Dreamers.
    Bezos made the donation in honor of his father, who fled Cuba to the US alone when he was 15, went to college in the US, and lived the American dream, including raising the boy who would found Amazon and become the richest man in the world.
    As members of Congress duke it out over if and how they will solve the situation of...
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  • Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Is Making a Big Donation to Help Dreamers

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Is Making a Big Donation to Help Dreamers

    5 days ago - By Fortune

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie Bezos, donated $33 million to fund scholarships for 1,000 undocumented immigrant high school graduates to go to college.
    The money will go to TheDream.US, a nonprofit that has been helping send such kids, known as the dreamers, go to college. The group is already funding scholarships for almost 3,000 kids currently in college, with backing from the foundations of other techies, including Bill and Melinda Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan, and Pierre and Pam Omidyar.
    Bezos said his father immigrated to the United States at age 16 from...
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  • Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Is Making a Big Donation to Help Dreamers

    5 days ago - By Fortune

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie Bezos, donated $33 million to fund scholarships for 1,000 undocumented immigrant high school graduates to go to college.
    The money will go to TheDream.US, a nonprofit that has been helping send such kids, known as the dreamers, go to college. The group is already funding scholarships for almost 3,000 kids currently in college, with backing from the foundations of other techies, including Bill and Melinda Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan, and Pierre and Pam Omidyar.
    Bezos said his father immigrated to the United States at age 16 from...
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