‘Mr. Gorilla’ crawls through London Marathon for charity

A British man dressed in a gorilla costume raised more than 20,000 pounds for The Gorilla Organization animal charity by crawling the London Marathon route. Source: ‘Mr. Gorilla’ crawls through London Marathon for charity

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Paul Walker remembered in #Drive4Paul charity events across Australia

Cody Walker has arrived in Australia to help raise money for his late brother’s charity ‘Reachout Worldwide’ , with a series of car events set to coincide with the premiere of The Fate of the Furious. The organisation supports relief efforts after major natural disasters and humanitarian crises around the world. Source: Paul Walker remembered […]

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Nate Boyer, NFL team members & Vets raise $150,000 & a flag on Mt. Kilimanjaro to provide clean water for Waterboys

          Nate Boyer, NFL team members & Vets have hit their fundraising goal of $150,000 to raise a flag on Mt. Kilimanjaro. This March, veterans and NFL players will raise the #ConquerKili flag at the summit of the legendary summit as a symbol of their solidarity and teamwork. Founded by NFL […]

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Waterboys.org

      Named for one of the most overlooked but integral positions on any team, Waterboys unites NFL players from across the league in service. As Waterboys, players put aside allegiance and team up with fans in support of a single shared cause: providing clean, accessible drinking water to rural communities in East Africa. […]

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Justin Bieber Makes Surprise Appearance At NJ Charity Dance Benefit

Justin Bieber visits the Tribe Body Dance Studio during their annual benefit for the Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge in Oakland. Source: Justin Bieber Makes Surprise Appearance At NJ Charity Dance Benefit

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Bill Gates starts new project using satellites to help people after natural disasters

                          Bill and Melinda Gates have teamed up with Pierre Omidyar, the founder of eBay, to set up a new project that seeks to encourage the sharing of satellite data. The multi-million dollar mission, named “Radiant Earth”, will make reams of satellite images […]

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Why Bill Gates spent more time this year on polio than anything else

Read Bill and Melinda Gates’s 2017 Annual Letter to find out why he spent more time last year on polio than anything else. Source: Warren Buffett’s Best Investment

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The remarkable life and legacy of Ric Weiland, Microsoft employee No. 2, still making an impact a decade after his death

Weiland retired from Microsoft in 1988 at age 35 and began his second “career” as an influential donor in the Northwest and beyond. Weiland, who died in 2006, gave away $21.5 million before his death, and bequeathed an additional $170 million. His donations supported 11 different LGBTQ nonprofits, Stanford, United Way of King County, Seattle […]

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Q&A: Gates Foundation’s Christian Witt on Using Open Innovation in Agriculture – AgFunderNews

We caught up with Christian Witt from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation ahead of his speaking slot at the Rothamsted Open Innovation Forum in the UK. Source: Q&A: Gates Foundation’s Christian Witt on Using Open Innovation in Agriculture – AgFunderNews

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Paul Newman Still Helps Farmers’ Market Grow

The foundation — formed in 2005 by our own Paul Newman — focuses on 4 areas with the potential for transformational change. They include philanthropy, children, employment — and nutrition. The Newman’s Own funds helps Westport Farmers Market increase the breadth and depth of its programming. Source: Paul Newman Still Helps Farmers’ Market Grow

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