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  • Maria Shriver

    Maria Shriver is the mother of four, a Peabody and Emmy-winning journalist and producer, a six-time New York Times best-selling author, and one of the world’s most influe...Read More

  • Oprah Winfrey

    Set up Oprah’s Angel Network in 1997. Various accomplishments include “Free the Children” (setting up 55 schools in 12 countries, providing education to children in poor,...Read More

  • Jorge Munoz

    Munoz, 44, is a school bus driver. Has been, along with his family, delivering meals to the homeless in Queens for four years, totaling around 70,000 meals. His nonprofit is called An Angel in Queens. Serves nearly 140 meals a night.

  • Meera Gandhi

    Started The Giving Back Foundation (interests: abused and hungry children, widows, the sick, the deaf and blind, and education). Created documentary, book, and CD called “...Read More

  • The Real Philanthropist Website Launched!

    Sherman Oaks, CA. -- The Real Philanthropist, a newly established online community portal that serves as a platform to promote Philanthropists, has announced today its “soft launching” of the site. A...Read More

  • Joshua Williams

    Joshua’s Heart started by five year old (now seven) to “Stomp Out World Hunger”, prevalent in Haiti disaster. Joshua wants to help the world’s poor receive the food they need.

  • Patricia Velasquez

    Patricia Velasquez Began Wayúu Tayá Foundation in 2002 as a nonprofit to improve living conditions for Latin American Indigenous peoples. The Wayúu specifically are ...Read More

  • Contribute Your Blogs and Ideas!

    Charitable and Philanthropic work is about contributing whatever you have to offer. If you are a writer, why not contribute by submitting articles to our website? Around the world, people are taking the in...Read More

  • Warren Buffett

    Gave away 83% of his money to Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in 2006, largest in history. Auctioned his car to raise money for Girls, Inc. Has participated in numerous charity auctions. Provides scholarships through the Buffett Foundation.

  • Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow

    Magnus and his brother wanted to help after seeing the events in Bosnia in 1992, a country they had visited as teenagers. Has program called ...Read More

  • Narayanan Krishnan

    Started out as a chef at a five-star hotel. Quit job to form Akshaya Trust in 2003, which has served 1.2 million meals to India’s homeless and destitut...Read More

  • Anuradha Koirala

    Born in 14 April 1949 to Colonel Pratap Singh Gurung and Laxmi Gurung, Anuradha Koirala was brought up in a family that regarded providing services for humankind as th...Read More

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Bill Gates

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation created as very transparent (donors know where their money is going). Foundation targets increasing healthcare accessibility, reducing poverty and promoting education, especially in IT in...Read More

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