114 of the World’s Wealthiest Families Committed to the Giving Pledge
SEATTLE – May 7, 2013
Today, nine more wealthy families and individuals committed to give half or more of their wealth to charity. Now in its third year and totaling 11 4 signatories, the Giving Pledge is a long-term, global initiative created by Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates that aims to inspire deeper engagement in philanthropy and increase charitable giving globally.
The new pledge signatories announced today include Lord Ashcroft, Sara Blakely, Monica and David Gelbaum, Craig and Susan McCaw, Stephen M. Ross, Paul E. Singer, Mark and Mary Stevens, Tad Taube, and Samuel Yin. Additionally, Joe Craft announced his commitment to the Giving Pledge in late 2012.
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