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Jeff Bezos gives $100 million to Obama establishment to pay tribute to John Lewis

Jeff Bezos is contributing $100 million to the Obama Foundation. It is the biggest single gift at any point given to previous President Barack Obama's foundation association.

Jeff Bezos is contributing $100 million to the Obama Foundation. It is the biggest single gift at any point given to previous President Barack Obama’s foundation association.

As per Courtney Williams, an establishment agent said that the commitment made in memory of late Congressman John Lewis would “assist with expanding the extent of programming that objectives rising innovators in the United States and all through the world.

Bezos has mentioned that the square of the Obama Presidential Center be renamed John Lewis Plaza as a component of the gift, as indicated by the representative.

Bezos, 57, has been on a beneficent gorge since venturing down as CEO of Amazon.com Inc. in July, giving about $600 million this year, including the most current declaration, which was first investigated Monday by Puck Media.

Bezos declared a $200 million commitment to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum just a brief time before his firm Blue Origin finished a 11-minute excursion into space, with most of the cash going to make the Bezos Learning Center.

Following the outing, Bezos said that he will give $100 million to CNN political pundit Van Jones, author of Dream Corps, and gourmet expert Jose Andres, fellow benefactor of World Central Kitchen, which assists feed with peopling in catastrophe stricken regions.

Bezos additionally reported a $2 billion Day One Fund promise to battle family vagrancy, with $96 million going to 32 gatherings. Bezos’ $10 billion Earth Fund promise to battle environmental change has likewise uncovered a greater amount of his system as of late, especially at the COP26 in Glasgow.

Independently, the Bezos Family Foundation, established by his folks Jackie and Mike, contributed $166 million to NYU Langone Health, as per an assertion made on Monday.

As indicated by the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Bezos, who is valued at $209.9 billion, has drastically increased his beneficent commitments following quite a while of moderately low giving.

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