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Amazon donates $1M to Wikimedia

Back in March, we asked the question “Are corporations that use Wikipedia giving back?” The answer was kind of, sort of, with one key exception, noting, “Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and Google all contributed around $ 50,000 by matching employee gifts. Amazon, on the other hand, is nowhere to be found on that list.” Today, however, the online retail giant is ...

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Playing both sides: Despite woke advertising, Nike donates big to GOP

Despite a virtue-signaling ad campaign featuring anthem-kneeling NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, sportswear giant Nike donates more than three times as much money to Republicans as it does to Democrats. Nike’s employees and the company’s own Political Action Committee gave $ 424,000 to Republicans and only $ 122,000 to Democrats this election cycle, according to the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics. ...

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Jeff Bezos donates $33 million to fund college scholarships for Dreamers

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, are donating $ 33 million in the form of a scholarship grant to help 1,000 undocumented immigrant high school graduates with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status attend college. The Bezos grant comes through TheDream.US, a scholarship fund for Dreamers. The organization, which is less than four years old, says this is ...

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Tyler Perry Donates $1 Mil for Harvey Relief to Various Charities, Including Joel Osteen

Tyler PerryDonating $ 1 Mil for Harvey Relief$ 250K to Osteen’s Church 8/31/2017 4:31 PM PDT Tyler Perry‘s joining the Hurricane Harvey million dollar club … donating his own cash to relief efforts and spreading it around to charities that have boots on the ground. Tyler commended the massive relief efforts in Houston  … committing to a $ 1 million ...

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The Rock Donates $25k to Houston Relief, Shades Kevin Hart

The RockDonates $ 25k to Houston ReliefShades Kevin Hart 8/29/2017 11:02 AM PDT The Rock has stepped up to the plate in a big way, accepting Kevin Hart‘s challenge and donating $ 25k to the Houston relief effort, but in the process he made a point about calling out celebs by name. Kevin donated $ 50k a few days ago ...

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Chris Paul Donates $75,000 to Hurricane Harvey Relief

Chris Paul Donates $ 75,000 to Hurricane Harvey Relief 8/28/2017 4:10 PM PDT Breaking News Chris Paul is putting his money where his mouth is — writing $ 75,000 in checks to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey.  The NBA star — who was just traded to the Houston Rockets — heeded charity calls from both J.J. Watt and Kevin ...

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Mark Hamill donates to fundraiser to ban Trump from Twitter

The movement begins, sort of. “Stars Wars” actor Mark Hamill, whose character is famous for spearheading a resistance movement across the galaxy, is now looking for Americans to resist Donald Trump’s Twitter usage. Hamill donated to a GoFundMe page made exclusively to take a majority stake of Twitter and ban Trump from the networking site, according to the Hollywood Reporter. ...

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Anthony Scaramucci donates to Bo Dietl's campaign for mayor

If there was one thing that could liven up the mayoral race, it might be The Mooch. President Trump’s short-lived and foul-mouthed communications director Anthony Scaramucci has made a donation to a similarly colorful character — Bo Dietl, the former detective mounting an unlikely independent mayoral bid. Scaramucci, now legendary for his foul-mouthed on-record rant to a New Yorker writer ...

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Dave Chappelle Donates Proceeds from Flint, Michigan Show to the Community (VIDEO)

Dave ChappelleSorry for Bailing on You, Flint …Here’s $ 50,000! 6/8/2017 10:40 AM PDT Exclusive Video Dave Chappelle made up with Flint, Michigan for skipping out on a previous benefit show by giving them every dime he made from his Wednesday night gig … $ 50k. Chappelle performed at The Whiting in Flint and had announced he was going to ...

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Justin Bieber Donates Personal Hockey Stick to Manchester Pro Team (PHOTO)

Justin BieberSkates with Manchester Pro Hockey Team… Leaves Personal Gift 6/5/2017 4:08 PM PDT Exclusive Details Justin Bieber got in one more charitable act after the One Love Manchester concert — this one involved the city’s pro hockey team, and JB really made it stick. Justin spent Monday morning skating with the Manchester Storm on an ice rink that was closed ...

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