Jeff Bezos DACA donation rings in at $33 million CNBC - 2 years ago
  • Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos donated $33 million in college scholarships for “dreamers” — childhood undocumented immigrants granted stay in the country under the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
  • TheDream.Us, a nonprofit working toward college access for undocumented immigrants, said the donation from Bezos and his wife MacKenzie is the largest in the organization’s history and will fund 1,000 scholarships.
  • Bezos’ wealth recently hit record levels.
  • Bezos seems to be taking up a similar path, even requesting philanthropic ideas from his Twitter followers in June.