Leonardo DiCaprio Donates $1 Million to help victims of Hurricane Harvey 

United Way Worldwide confirmed the generous donation of 1 million from the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation to help hurricane Harvey victims. “We are incredibly grateful for the generosity of Leonardo DiCaprio and his foundation,” United Way Worldwide President and CEO Brian Gallagher said in a statement. “Responding to Hurricane Harvey requires the best of all of […]

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Miami Sports Hall of Famers support Habitat for Humanity

Ted Hendricks, a member of the UM and Pro Football Hall of Fame served as the celebrity host for the 7th Annual Habitat for Humanity of the Upper Keys / University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame (UMSHoF) Celebrity Fishing Tournament Celebrity Charity event. A portion of the tournament proceeds goes towards Habitat for Humanity of […]

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Yao Ming Foundation

    . Gary Payton and other NBA players visited Hong Kong earlier this week for an exhibition game for Yao Ming’s Yao Foundation. Attendees included Vince Carter, J.R. Smith, Willie Cauley-Stein, Trey Lyles, Justin Anderson, Bobby Portis among others. The Yao Ming Foundation has so far committed to rebuilding five schools in the China's [...]
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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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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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Trevor Mundel – Gates Foundation & Accelerating Access to Lifesaving Health Products in Africa

Greetings from Davos, Switzerland. I’m here this week to talk about what governments and the private sector can do to tackle the world’s… Source: Accelerating Access to Lifesaving Health Products in Africa

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Bill Gates – Preparing for the Next Epidemic: A First Step

We don’t know when or where the next epidemic outbreak will emerge, but this new effort is critical to getting the world ready to fight it. Source: Preparing for the Next Epidemic: A First Step

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Newman’s Own Foundation Helps 2016 Innovation Awardees

With funding support from Newman’s Own Foundation and Farm Credit, the National Farm to School Network presented Innovation Awards in February 2016 to three new projects by our Core Partners in Georgia, the Great Lakes and the Northeast in celebration of their efforts to advance farm to school and to share their knowledge with practitioners. […]

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Wish for Animals (AWFA)

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