28 posts and columns on charity
News Bytedonating 18 million shares of the company, currently worth almost $500 million, to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, a nonprofit that helps channel philanthropic gifts. Zuckerberg said the funds would go toward health and education projects.
News ByteTHORN: Digital Defenders of Children and enlisting tech companies like Facebook, Google and Twitter to support it.
News ByteWords With Friends Celebrity Challenge. Zynga is partnering with American Express — and a few other celebrities — to give $500,000 to charity. The games begin tomorrow and end Oct. 3.
News Bytehas been appointed as executive director of Zynga.org, the social gaming company’s philanthropic division, to which players have contributed over the years. The company said earlier that a portion of its $1 billion stock offering in December will go toward charitable causes through Zynga.org. Weber spent the past six years as COO at The ONE Campaign, an advocacy organization focused on fighting poverty and preventable disease in Africa.