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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Commits $98.5 Million For Homeless Families

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The founder and CEO of US multinational technology company, Amazon, Jeff Bezos, has donated $98.5 million to 32 organisations taking cater to homeless families.

The news of the World’s richest man’s generosity was made known by his foundation, Bezos Day One Fund, founded in 2018.

The $98.5 million donations for 2019 targets 32 organisations in 23 states, an improvement over that of 2018 where Bezos, the richest person in the world, donated $97.5 million to 24 organizations in 16 states.

The foundation is out to fund existing non-profits that help families experiencing homelessness, and creating a network of new, non-profit tier-one preschools in low-income communities.

“Excited to announce this year’s Bezos Day One grants. Thank you to these 32 organizations in 23 states working to end homelessness. I recently spent time with the amazing team at Community of Hope in Washington, D.C. – one of last year’s grantees,” The world richest man said on his social media platform.

Station Magazine recalls that Bezos recently dethroned Bill Gates as the world richest man.

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