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The nominated man from MacKenzie Bezos, the Amazon founder, Jeff Bezos, has welcomed her promise to donate half of her billion-dollar fact to charity, while still having to sign The Giving Pledge, initiated by Warren Buffet in 2010

The ex-husband of MacKenzie Bezos, the founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, has welcomed her promise to donate half of her billions in money to charity, while still having to sign the same promise.

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& # 39; MacKenzie will be amazing and thoughtful and effective in philanthropy and I am proud of her. Her letter is so beautiful. Go get them MacKenzie, & # 39; Jeff, 55, tweeted on Tuesday, after MacKenzie, 49 years old, announced that she had joined The Giving Pledge.

The promise is a commitment by the & # 39; richest individuals and families in the world to spend more than half of their assets on philanthropy or charities, either during their lifetime or in their will & # 39; website of the organization.

From May the group reports that there are 204 pledgers from 23 countries and that Jeff, the richest man in the world, is not one of them.

The nominated man from MacKenzie Bezos, the Amazon founder, Jeff Bezos, has welcomed her promise to donate half of her billion-dollar fact to charity, while still having to sign The Giving Pledge, initiated by Warren Buffet in 2010

The Giving Pledge is a commitment by the & # 39; richest individuals and families in the world to spend more than half of their assets on philanthropy or charities, either during their lifetime or in their will & # 39 ;, according to the website from the organization. Jeff Bezos is pictured

The Giving Pledge is a commitment by the & # 39; richest individuals and families in the world to spend more than half of their assets on philanthropy or charities, either during their lifetime or in their will & # 39 ;, according to the website from the organization. Jeff Bezos is pictured

MacKenzie Bezos & (left) ex-husband, founder Jeff Bezos of Amazon (right), has welcomed her promise to donate half of her billion-dollar fact to charity, while still having to sign The Giving Pledge, initiated by Warren Buffet in 2010 The Giving Pledge is a commitment by the & # 39; richest individuals and families in the world to spend more than half of their assets on philanthropy or charities, either during their lifetime or in their will & # 39 ;, according to the website of the organization.

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& # 39; MacKenzie will be amazing and thoughtful and effective in philanthropy and I am proud of her. Her letter is so beautiful. Go get MacKenzie, & # 39; Jeff, 55, tweeted on Tuesday, after MacKenzie, 49, announced that she had joined The Giving Pledge

& # 39; MacKenzie will be amazing and thoughtful and effective in philanthropy and I am proud of her. Her letter is so beautiful. Go get MacKenzie, & # 39; Jeff, 55, tweeted on Tuesday, after MacKenzie, 49, announced that she had joined The Giving Pledge

& # 39; MacKenzie will be amazing and thoughtful and effective in philanthropy and I am proud of her. Her letter is so beautiful. Go get them MacKenzie, & # 39; Jeff, 55, tweeted on Tuesday, after MacKenzie, 49, announced that she had joined The Giving Pledge

MacKenzie and Jeff reached a divorce settlement agreement that earned her $ 37 billion in assets, making her the third richest woman in the world, according to just worth data published by Business insider.

If today she would make good on her promise to The Giving Pledge by donating half of her ability to miss around $ 18.5 billion, she would still be among the top 10 richest women in the world.

Meanwhile, Jeff did not sign the promise that Warren Buffet had initiated in 2010.

In her promise last week, MacKenzie said that she had & # 39; a disproportionate amount to share & # 39 ;.

MacKenzie Bezos received $ 37 billion in her divorce from Jeff Bezos and gives away half
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MacKenzie Bezos received $ 37 billion in her divorce from Jeff Bezos and gives away half

MacKenzie Bezos received $ 37 billion in her divorce from Jeff Bezos and gives away half

MacKenzie, who is an author, wrote on her page about The Giving Pledge that she has a disproportionate amount of money to share & # 39;

MacKenzie, who is an author, wrote on her page about The Giving Pledge that she has a disproportionate amount of money to share & # 39;

MacKenzie, who is an author, wrote on her page about The Giving Pledge that she has a disproportionate amount of money to share & # 39;

MacKenzie continued: & # 39; We all come through the gifts we have to offer through an infinite series of influences and happiness vacations that we can never fully understand.

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& # 39; In addition to what life has cherished in me, I have a disproportionate amount to share.

& # 39; My approach to philanthropy will remain thoughtful. It will take time and effort and worry. But I won't wait. And I will continue until the safe is empty. & # 39;

MacKenzie got 25 percent of her and Jeff & # 39; s joint interest in Amazon when they adjusted their divorce.

It was less than the 50 percent she was entitled to and she gave her ex-husband voting control over her shares.

She didn't talk about their divorce except to say she was relieved it was settled.

Jeff, pictured with his new girlfriend Lauren Sanchez, is not part of the promise. He is the only American in the top five richest people in the world not to be part of it
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Jeff, pictured with his new girlfriend Lauren Sanchez, is not part of the promise. He is the only American in the top five richest people in the world not to be part of it

Jeff, pictured with his new girlfriend Lauren Sanchez, is not part of the promise. He is the only American in the top five richest people in the world not to be part of it

MacKenzie also did not make any public comments about the circumstances surrounding their split.

The couple announced that they had split up in a different way when Jeff's affair with Lauren Sanchez, a married former TV personality, was revealed.

Jeff and Lauren did not confirm exactly when it started and whether there was a crossover between igniting their romance and ending their respective marriages.

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Lauren was married to Hollywood mega agent Patrick Whitesell, who introduced her to Jeff.

She and Jeff stay together and recently broke their cover after being separated for months while negotiating their divorces and staggering for the scandal they caused.

Although Jeff is the only American in & # 39; the world's top five richest people who doesn't join The Giving Pledge, he has launched his own charity initiatives.

Among them is a $ 2 million fund to help homeless and struggling families.

Although Jeff is the only American in & # 39; the world's top five richest people who doesn't join The Giving Pledge, he has launched his own charity initiatives. All signatories from May are shown

Although Jeff is the only American in & # 39; the world's top five richest people who doesn't join The Giving Pledge, he has launched his own charity initiatives. All signatories from May are shown

Although Jeff is the only American in & # 39; the world's top five richest people who doesn't join The Giving Pledge, he has launched his own charity initiatives. All signatories from May are shown

THE GAME PROPERTY OF MACKENZIE

When I thought of the Giving Pledge, my mind kept looking for the folds for a passage I once read about writing, something about not saving our best ideas for later chapters, about how they are used now.

I found it this morning on a shelf of my university books, towards the end of Annie Dillard's The Writing Life. It was underlined and played like all the words that have inspired me the most over the years, words that were felt in context, and also true in life:

"Do not collect what seems good for a later place in the book, or for another book … The impulse to save something good for a better place later is the signal to spend it now. There will be something more for later come up, something better … Everything that you do not give freely and abundantly, is lost for you. You open your vault and find ashes. "

I have no doubt that enormous value will arise when people respond quickly to the impulse to give. No ride has more positive ripple effects than the desire to be of service. There are many resources that each of us can take from our vaults to share with others – time, attention, knowledge, patience, creativity, talent, effort, humor, compassion. And indeed, every time we give, something greater rises: the easy breathing of a friend we sit down with when we have other plans, the relief on our child's face when we share the story of our own mistake, laughing we tell the well-timed joke to someone who cries, the excitement of the children in the school to which we send books, the safety of the families who sleep in the shelter that we finance. These immediate results are just the beginning. Their value continues to multiply and spread in ways we may never know.

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We all come through the gifts we have to offer through an infinite series of influences and happiness vacations that we can never fully understand. In addition to what life has cherished in me, I have a disproportionate amount to share. My approach to philanthropy will remain well thought out. It will take time and effort and worry. But I won't wait. And I will continue until the safe is empty.

Source: The Giving Pledge

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