Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, were the most generous American philanthropists in 2013, with a donation of 18 million shares of Facebook stock, valued at more than $970 million, to a Silicon Valley nonprofit in December.
It started out as an online appeal on Facebook on Wednesday night for passengers wanting to go home to their families in Balangiga, Eastern Samar, which was ravaged by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” last week.
With the start of the new school year, the largest and most comprehensive broadband adoption initiative in the US for low-income families is being re-launched by Comcast.
Google and Microsoft each unveiled new charitable initiatives Tuesday, in separate efforts which channel millions of dollars to innovators tackling social ills.
OMAHA, Nebraska – A private lunch with Warren Buffett sold for $2.3 million Friday night when online bidding ended, falling short of last year’s winning bid of $2.6 million that set a record for the most expensive charity item ever sold on eBay. Organizers didn’t immediately release the identity of the winner, whose exact bid [...]