Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen, who died on Monday, was a part of a small group of donors who invested heavily in artificial intelligence. Since 2015, the group gave nearly $600 million. Allen gave $125 individually. Read the article on Chronicle of Philanthropy.
Daddy Yankee has helped get Puerto Rico known around the world with his hit "Despacito," and now he needs your help. The island was devastated by Hurricane Maria with many people losing their homes and other's still struggling to have something to eat. Daddy Yankee has donated more than $1 million to help with the recovery of his … Continue reading Jennifer Lopez and ‘Despacito’ Star, Daddy Yankee, Donate $1 Million Each To Puerto Rico
By MESFIN FEKADU, AP Music Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Bruno Mars said Saturday he is donating $1 million from is Michiganconcert to aid those affected by the Flint water crisis. The Grammy-winning star told the audience at his show in Auburn Hills, about 30 miles (48 kilometers) from Detroit, that he and tour promoter … Continue reading Bruno Mars Donates $1M From Concert to Flint Water Crisis
Rihanna is continuing her philanthropic endeavors, and this time she’s helping girls in Malawi get to school. In a partnership with bike-sharing organization Ofo, Rihanna’s Clara Lionel Foundation will fund scholarships for girls in Malawi through the foundation’s Global Scholarship Program, and donate bikes to students who need transportation to classes. Continue read this article … Continue reading Rihanna Launches Bike Program for Girls in Malawi
NEW YORK — George Clooney's charitable foundation is planning to open seven public schools for Syrian refugee children. The Clooney Foundation for Justice announced a new partnership Monday with Google, HP and UNICEF to provide education for more than 3,000 refugee children in Lebanon. George Clooney and his wife, British human-rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin Clooney, who … Continue reading Clooney foundation to fund schools for Syrian refugees
When Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James has a passion for something, he will absolutely support it. He recently announced that he will donate $2.5 million to support “Muhammad Ali: A Force for Change,” an exhibit at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture. “Muhammad Ali is such a cornerstone of me as … Continue reading Lebron James Donates $2.5 Million to the National Museum of African American History and Culture
Jeff Bezos, one of the world’s wealthiest business leaders, hasn’t given big sums to charities yet, but he signaled today that he is ready to do so — and made clear that he is more interested in giving money to charities that directly help people in desperation than in building institutions that will last for … Continue reading Jeff Bezos Says Helping the Neediest Now May Be Where His Philanthropy Goes
Charity is a virtue in most religions and philosophies. Giving money or other assets to worthy causes is something that tens of millions of people participate in every single year. Whether the donations are big or small, people willingly donate their hard-earned wealth to causes as diverse as education, health-care, clean drinking water, animal welfare, … Continue reading Life Insurance- One of the Best Tools to Multiply Your Philanthropy