On Twitter, he posted a screenshot of an announcement pledging to donate $2 billion to fund "existing non-profits that help homeless families, and [create] a network of new, non-profit, tier-one preschools in low-income communities".
By Spencer Soper Jeff Bezos, the billionaire Amazon.com Inc. founder who for years kept mostly mum about his philanthropic vision, at long last outlined how he plans to give away a portion of the world's largest personal fortune.
There will also be full scholarships for Montessori-inspired preschools in "underserved" communities, he said. "September is Childhood Cancer Awareness month", he wrote in an Instagram post shared about 10 hours ago, explaining that every year, Amazon ties up with the American Childhood Cancer Organisation to raise awareness of childhood cancer, which is the second leading cause of death for kids in the United States between ages 4 and 14. "Most important of those will be genuine, intense customer obsession". After discussing the success of the Washington Post, which Bezos bought in 2013, Rubinstein asked how Bezos responds to criticism - some of which comes from Trump's Twitter feed - of Amazon and the Post. Outside of that, Bezos and his family's known donations have included gifts to Princeton University and Seattle's Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy.
While communities across the country earned looks from Amazon, the D.C. region has always been viewed as a favorite to earn Amazon's new headquarters after the company listed Northern Virginia, Maryland and D.C. among its 20 finalists in January. "If you can give somebody a leg up when they're 2, 3 or 4 years old, by the time they get to kindergarten of first grade, they're much less likely to fall behind". "We will build an organization to directly operate these schools", he added. The Washington Posts top editor has said that Mr. Bezos has no involvement in its news coverage. Zuckerberg's shares in the social network are now valued at about US$61 billion.
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Michael Bloomberg, the owner of Bloomberg LP, parent of Bloomberg News, also is a signatory.
In places like China and the Middle East, where public acts of charity are less common, the wealthy are starting to formalise their giving.
Take the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
So, Jeff, from one member of the human species to another, I implore you to not only engage in philanthropy but also try to understand how you can fix Amazon's problems to set a better example.