The world's richest man, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos announced today that he and his wife, MacKenzie, will invest $2 billion in the fund to help homeless people and create young children. Garden.
"McKenzie and I have a belief that everyone who works hard can serve others," Bezos said on Twitter.
"Day One" is Bezos'eternal motto: We're still in the "first day" of the Internet, by contrast; therefore, Amazon is just beginning. At present, Amazon's "headquarters" is in "Day 1 Tower" (the first day building).
The Day One Foundation is divided into two parts, the Day One Family Foundation, which aims to help homeless people and the Day One Academic Foundation, which plans to build non-profit kindergartens in low-income communities.
"The Day One Family Fund will award annual bonuses to charities and rights groups, and the Day One Academic Fund will build and operate high-quality full-scholarship kindergartens in low-income communities," Bezos said in a statement. We will set up specialized agencies to run these schools directly.
Bezos is currently the world's richest man and has a net asset of about $160 billion. Earlier this month, Amazon's share price rose to $2050 and its market capitalization exceeded $1 trillion, making it the second U.S. company with a market capitalization of $1 trillion. (Li Ming)
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