When MacKenzie Scott went through her second divorce from Dan Jewett, she donated a large sum of money to the Girl Scouts of America. According to a public statement, the 52-year-old philanthropist donated $84.5 million to the youth group for women on Tuesday.
Girl Scouts CEO Sofia Chang released a statement thanking MacKenzie Scott for her donation. This is a great boost to our ongoing work to equip young women with the knowledge, contacts and confidence they need to take charge locally and globally.
The Girl Scouts also announced that the money will be used to improve the organization’s campsites, create more opportunities for girls to join the organization, develop programs to help them get ready to go. study and work, while increasing research, staff training, and volunteering.
The newsletter claims that Scott’s donation is the largest donation the organization has ever received. Scott Bezos, who was married to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos from 1993 until their split was completed in 2019, has made a hefty payout of more than $38 billion.
The American novelist ended his relationship with the billionaire businessman after learning about his affair with the still-dating TV presenter Lauren Sanchez. Scott always intends to donate fifty percent of the money she settles for after the divorce.
In a letter to The Giving Pledge, the oath taken by the world’s richest people and families to give the majority of their wealth to charities, she reflected on how we come to each individual. multiplied by the gifts we must give through an infinite chain of effects and chance we may never fully grasp.
Contrary to any wealth that life has developed in me, I have a huge amount of money to give away. My charity will always be intentional. It will require patience, meticulousness and work. However, I cannot wait. And I want to keep going until the safe is emptied of its contents.