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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.

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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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