• Amazon's Jeff Bezos commits $2 billion to help homeless, pre-schools

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com Inc's founder and the world's richest person, on Thursday said he will commit $2 billion to helping homeless families and starting pre-schools for low-income communities.
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  • Amazon's Jeff Bezos to start $2 billion charitable fund

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

    SEATTLE - 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 the 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.
    In a post to his Twitter account, Bezos said one part of the fund will give money to organizations and groups that provide shelter...
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  • Amazon's Jeff Bezos to start $2 billion charitable fund

    2 monthes ago - By Philly

    NEW YORK - Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos says he will start a $2 billion charitable fund to help homeless families and open new preschools in low-income neighborhoods.
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  • Jeff Bezos Announces Launch of $2 Billion Charity to Help With Education and Homelessness

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced the launch of a new $2 billion charitable fund Thursday, focused on fighting homelessness and providing quality education.
    The Bezos Day One Fund will be made up of the Families Fund and the Academics Fund. The first will provide annual leadership awards to existing nonprofits “doing compassionate, needle-moving work to provide shelter and hunger support to address the immediate needs of young families,” said Bezos in a statement .
    The second will launch a network of “high-quality, full-scholarship” preschools in low-income communities, which a Day One Fund...
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  • Bezos pledges $2 billion to help homeless families and launch a network of preschools

    2 monthes ago - By Washington Post

    Bezos, the richest man in the world, with a net worth estimated at about $150 billion, has been criticized for not doing more to support charities.
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  • Jeff Bezos is launching a $2 billion fund to support homeless families and education using Amazon's methods

    Jeff Bezos is launching a $2 billion fund to support homeless families and education using Amazon's methods

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is launching a new charitable $2 billion fund to support underserved communities and education programs.
    It's called the Bezos Day One Fund and will focus on creating resources for the homeless as well as a full-scholarship preschool program.
    Jeff Bezos announced the launch of a new $2 billion fund called the Bezos Day One Fund on Thursday. In a statement, Bezos wrote that the philanthropic program was created along with his wife MacKenzie Bezos to support homeless families and education programs in underserved communities.
    The fund is named for the Amazon CEO's...
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  • Amazon's Jeff Bezos to start $2 billion charitable fund

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos says he will start a $2 billion charitable fund to help homeless families and open new preschools in low-income neighborhoods.
    Bezos, whose stake in Amazon is worth about $160 billion, says the he'll call it the Bezos Day One Fund. An Amazon.com Inc. spokeswoman said the $2 billion will all come from Bezos.
    Bezos made the announcement Thursday in a tweet and a post on his Instagram account.
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  • Jeff Bezos is launching a $2 billion fund to support homeless families and education using Amazon's methods

    Jeff Bezos is launching a $2 billion fund to support homeless families and education using Amazon's methods

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is launching a new charitable $2 billion fund to support underserved communities and education programs.
    It's called the Bezos Day One Fund and will focus on creating resources for the homeless as well as a full-scholarship preschool program.
    Jeff Bezos announced the launch of a new $2 billion fund called the Bezos Day One Fund on Thursday. In a statement, Bezos wrote that the philanthropic program was created along with his wife MacKenzie Bezos to support homeless families and education programs in underserved communities.
    The fund is named for the Amazon CEO's...
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  • Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos launches a $2 billion philanthropic fund

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos on Thursday launched Bezos Day One Fund, a new philanthropic initiative, with an initial commitment of $2 billion to help homeless families and create preschools for low-income communities.
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  • Jeff Bezos launches $2 billion fund to finance preschools and help homeless families

    2 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    In a tweet this morning, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos announced that he and his wife were creating a $2 billion fund to finance a network of non-profit preschools and donate funds to organizations helping homeless families.
    “The Day 1 Families Fund will issue annual leadership awards to organizations and civic groups doing compassionate, needle moving work to provide shelter and hunger support to address the immediate needs of young families,” Bezos writes in a statement.
    There's also a Day 1 Academies Fund which will launch a network of free, Montessori-inspired schools in low income...
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