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Mark Zuckerberg Gives $120M to Bay Area Schools

Mark Zuckerberg Gives $120M to Bay Area Schools

By Josh Wolford May 30, 2014

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has just announced that he and his wife, pediatric resident Priscilla Chan, are donating $120 million to improve Bay Area schools. The money will go to Zuckerberg’s Startup:Education fund, which he set up back in 2010 …

Dick Clark Foundation Donates $5 Million to Syracuse Dick Clark Foundation Donates $5 Million to Syracuse

Syracuse University announced this week that the Kari and Dick Clark Foundation has donated $5 million toward the $18 million renovation of studio facilities at the university’s Newhouse School. The renovated studio will be renamed after Dick Clark, the famed …

Apple Donates $2.5 Million for Hurricane Sandy Apple Donates $2.5 Million for Hurricane Sandy

As many Americans are still struggling to fully recover, or in some cases start to recover, from the devastating storm that hit the east coast a couple of weeks ago, Apple has made a pledge to one of the leading …

Donate to Hurricane Sandy Relief Via eBay, PayPal Donate to Hurricane Sandy Relief Via eBay, PayPal

As the Americans hit hardest by this week’s superstorm begin the long, arduous cleanup process – they’re going to need all the help they can get. Since most of us can’t physically help them pick up the pieces, monetary donations …

Donate to Hurricane Sandy Relief While Using iTunes Donate to Hurricane Sandy Relief While Using iTunes
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Apple and the American Red Cross have partnered to help superstorm Sandy survivors by adding a donation page to iTunes this morning. From the iTunes homepage, you can access the donation page via a new button just under the new …

Kim Dotcom Using His Freedom To Create Rap Songs Kim Dotcom Using His Freedom To Create Rap Songs

When we last left Kim Dotcom, he was on his way up after recently having some of his money and possessions returned. Previously, Dotcom was also given a bit more freedom to access the Internet among other things. One of …

Twitter Saves UK Couple's Wedding Twitter Saves UK Couple's Wedding
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Imagine planning for months, spending time and money to get everything just right for your big day, and agonizing over every little detail–from the tablecloths to the bridesmaid’s gifts–only to have it all almost ruined in an instant by an …

Google ‘Gives Back’ To Some Dubious NGOs Google ‘Gives Back’ To Some Dubious NGOs
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Google’s been funneling a laudable amount of money ($11.5 million) into organizations that strive to end modern day slavery in developing parts of the world as a part of the Google Gives Back initiative.The decision to give money to a …

Microsoft To Donate Hundreds of Xbox Kinect Bundles To Soldiers Microsoft To Donate Hundreds of Xbox Kinect Bundles To Soldiers

Microsoft is looking to give soldiers a little bit of a holiday morale boost by making a pretty big donation to dozens of USO centers around the world. They plan to deliver 380 Xbox Kinect gaming systems to bases around …

The Internet Archive Needs Your Help The Internet Archive Needs Your Help

Just because a site is free to use and features a comprehensive database of accessible content doesn’t mean they don’t need money to keep going. In fact, the opposite is true. Just ask the Internet Archive. Much like Wikipedia, the …

PayPal Adds Donation Feature to iPhone, iPad App

PayPal has launched an update to its mobile app for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. It now has a donation feature that lets users donate to over 23,000 charities in the U.S., UK. and Canada.

Calling Upon Customers to Give Where it Matters to Them

Boulder, Colorado-based social software developer Giveo has just introduced a new way for brands to get customers engaged with their charitable giving efforts. It’s called Crowdgiver, and lets the customers of charitable brands have a say in where the company is donating its money. WebProNews had a chat with CEO Ed Messman about the product, which was first launched in private beta about a month ago.

Google Lets AdSense Publishers Donate Earnings to Haiti Relief
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Google has launched an AdSense feature that lets AdSense publishers donate their earnings to Haiti earthquake relief efforts.

Amazon Offers Payment Services for Charity Donations
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Amazon announced today that its Amazon Payments is now being accepted by a number of charities. Organizations include:

Google Pushing Charity Through iGoogle Themes
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Keeping within the Holiday spirit, Google is doing something a little more significant than helping track the path of Santa Claus. They’re offering a number of iGoogle themes for causes in an effort to spread awareness and raise donations.

They’re clearly taking it seriously because there is a link to them right from the front page of the search engine, and usually there is not a whole lot of change going on there aside from the occasional doodle.

Donate For The Holiday Season By Using GoodShop.com
With the economy slipping, charities across the nation are bracing themselves for declining contributions this holiday season.

Google Tops Among Ron Paul Donors
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The Texas candidate for the Republican Presidential nomination has amassed plenty of donations for his campaign, with Google topping the list.