Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, richest man in the world, and his wife have launched a $2 billion fund to help the homeless.
They will create a network of nonprofit preschools in low-income communities.
Jeff Bezos ($164 billion) has a higher net worth then Bill Gates ($98 billion) and Mark Zuckerberg ($64 billion) combined.
— Jeff Bezos (@JeffBezos) September 13, 2018
* they will fund existing nonprofits and issue annual awards to organizations doing “compassionate, needle-moving work” to shelter and support the immediate needs of young families.
* they will operate a network of high-quality, full-scholarship Montessori-inspired preschools.
The fund’s vision statement comes from nonprofit Mary’s Place in Seattle: no child sleeps outside.
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