For the richest man in the world, charity begins and remains at home.
Jeff Bezos, the founder and CEO of Amazon, has spent just a tiny fraction of his $ 160 billion on philanthropic causes and has fallen far short of other billionaires like Bill, showing Melinda Gates and former York mayor Michael Bloomberg public records.
Although 55-year-old Bezos and his strange wife MacKenzie have recently pledged $ 2 billion for a new charitable initiative, their total donations now total well over $ 145 million, or 0.0906 percent – far less than one percent – their net assets. Of $ 100,000, that would be like spending $ 90.06 on charity.
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integrate donors, "said Queens City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer, whose district includes Long Island City, where Amazon establishes a corporate headquarters want. "When they promise how generous they will be, I look at what they have done in the past to know what the truth really is."
For almost two decades, Jeff Bezos has given only a few donations to the Bezos Family Foundation, a charity created in September 2000 by his parents in Washington State.
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Ma and Pa Bezos, who invested early in their son's young company in 1995, are today worth up to $ 30 billion.
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In 2004, Bezos, who had already achieved a net worth of just over $ 2 billion, joined Mark and his siblings and his siblings Lisa and her respective partners reviewed the board of not-for-profit parents of his parents at The Post's group.
However, it was the parents who financed the charitable organization primarily through donations of Amazon shares. In 2017, Jacklyn and Miguel Bezos have provided $ 30,266,250 for their charities, showing public documents. (The Foundation donates to education initiatives in the US and around the world.)
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