MacKenzie Scott’s donation is the most important in Goodwill of North Florida’s historical past. Scott is the previous spouse of billionaire Jeff Bezos.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Goodwill of North Florida introduced Wednesday that an unbelievable donation of $10 million was produced from creator and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott.
The donation is the most important within the group’s historical past
Scott is an creator and the previous spouse of billionaire Jeff Bezos. She announced Tuesday she had donated an estimated $4.16 billion in a latest charity spree.
Goodwill of North Florida says the reward will allow the group to proceed and broaden its direct efforts throughout the 14 counties it serves, which equips the neighborhood with the abilities they should get again to work and onto sustainable profession paths.
Goodwill of North Florida was one in every of 384 organizations to be chosen for a donation. In line with Scott, her staff chosen recipients primarily based on the non-profits capability to make efficient use of funding and due to its sturdy management.
Goodwill of North Florida CEO David Rey obtained the information late Tuesday.
“I’m nonetheless choosing my jaw up from the ground,” he mentioned. “That is completely a game-changing reward that may permit us to proceed our mission of breaking down obstacles to employment in our neighborhood.”
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