MacKenzie Scott donates about 4.2 billion to various community groups in 2020.

MacKenzie Scott, the author, and philanthropist announced her donation for the second time this year on Tuesday, giving nearly $ 4.2 billion to 384 organizations, and MacKenzie Scott described her charitable work in the pandemic era as an attempt to rescue during the coronavirus pandemic that has become like a devastating ball. In the lives of Americans who are already suffering "and indicated that the pandemic had a harsher impact on women and people of color who mainly live in poverty.
Scott openly pointed to the double realities of 2020 for billionaires and the rest of America where the pandemic is devastating the country and affecting particularly its low-income citizens while at the same time increasing the incomes of billionaires.
Scott's donation has included hundreds of organizations that have received money through her team including financial service providers to under-resourced communities and education for historically marginalized and disenfranchised individuals, civil rights advocacy groups, and legal defense funds that deal with institutional discrimination.
During the year, MacKenzie Scott began donating $ 1.68 billion to 116 nonprofits, universities, community development groups, and legal organizations last July. Scott asked her team of advisors to help her "speed up" her 2020 donation with immediate assistance to those financially devastated by the pandemic.
She said the team used a data-driven approach, identifying organizations with strong leadership and results, specifically in communities with high food insecurity, racial inequality and poverty rates, and "low access to philanthropic capital."
384 organizations in 50 states, including Puerto Rico and Washington, DC, will share $ 4.158 billion in gifts specifically, including food banks, emergency relief funds, "support services for the most vulnerable," and organizations that address "systemic, long-term inequalities that have deepened." Because of the crisis, "such as debt relief and employment training, MacKenzie Scott also said that these carefully selected organizations have devoted their efforts to helping others, volunteering and serving real people face to face, whether individuals or families everywhere, whether in prisons, courtrooms, classrooms, on the streets." And hospital wards, hotlines, and front lines to confront the epidemic.

MacKenzie Scott is the 18th richest person in the world with a net worth of $ 60.7 billion, it is a fortune that has risen with the increase in the market value of shares that she obtained from Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon during the epidemic, and Scott has acquired a quarter of the shares of her husband Jeff Buzz's after their divorce in 2019.
  


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