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John Mackey (Whole Foods CEO)
In 2006, the CEO of Whole Foods reduced his salary to $1 a year, donated his entire portfolio to charity, and set up a $100,000 fund for staff facing personal problems.
United Arab Emirates Philanthropy
The United Arab Emirates donated a laptop to every high school student in Joplin, Missouri, after the city had been devastated by a tornado.
WWOOF is an international program that allows you to travel the world, with food/accommodations covered, in exchange for volunteer work.
(Former) Billionaire Chuck Feeney gave away over 99% of his multi-billion dollar fortune to philanthropic endeavors, such as helping underprivileged kids go to college. He is now worth a few million dollars.
Ecosia is a search engine that helps to save the environment by donating 80% of its income to planting trees in Brazil.
Benefits of Kindness
Acts of kindness make us happier and healthier.
George Lucas Charity
In 2010, George Lucas said "I am dedicating the majority of my wealth to improving education. It is the key to the survival of the human race." Two years later, Lucas sold Lucasfilm Ltd. to Disney for 4.05 billion dollars and is donating the majority of the proceeds to a charity that focuses on education.
PornHub planted 15,473 trees in honor of their "PornHub Gives America Wood" environmental campaign.