Jeff Bezos, who is known as the founder of Amazon, has recently become the second richest person in the world. He is also known as a very famous social worker. According to his views, everyone should get support so that they can live a healthy life. Especially for poor people, he has taken civil steps to be able to get support to leave their lives. Well, now he has committed to giving Million dollars to the fund of former President Barack Obama Foundation.
The gift provided by the second richest person in the world has become the highest amount that the foundation is collecting. According to the press release, the founder of Amazon has said that they are sending this gift to the foundation in memory of late civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis. They will be honored to show due respect to the iconic person. Besides that, at the same time, the family of Jeff Bezos has decided to donate 166 million dollars to the NYU Langone Medical Center.
The foundation has also decided and declared the way where they are going to spend the money. According to the foundation, they will spend the money on their project named “expand the scope” that is currently working with the girl’s leadership. It will create a massive opportunity for the foundation so that they can work more for girls.
Both sides have decided that the Obama Foundation will receive the money in cash, not just Amazon stock. Amazon has also agreed to pay the gift in cash. As a result, the Obama Foundation will be able to spend more towards the ladies’ growth, and it will also help them have a life that is filled with leadership.