MacKenzie Scott who is considered the woman considered the richest in the world with an estimated fortune of $43.6 billion dollars, decided to support the Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project with a donation of $10 million dollars.
True to her philanthropic spirit, the ex-wife of tycoon Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon, This time he joined the work of a non-profit organization focused on providing free legal and social services to immigrants facing deportation proceedings in Arizona.
The 52-year-old woman is convinced that her contribution will contribute to helping people who come to the nation with the desire to seek a job opportunity and also contribute to the growth of the US economy.
In this regard, the organization that benefited from the donation promised to continue with its work, which it considers essential to protect hundreds of people who daily cross the border line with Mexico fleeing poverty.
“MacKenzie Scott’s incredible generosity represents the largest contribution from an individual donor in the nearly 35-year history of the Florence Project. Thank you for trusting our handling of this generous donation that will launch the new era of the Florence Project’s vision: that no adult or child in immigration detention is forced to appear in court alone, as some judges reject more than 90% of their requests. cases”, mentions part of the text of a statement issued by the organization.
It should be noted that since he separated from Jeff Bezos, in the last seven months, MacKenzie Scott has made estimated donations of nearly $2 billion to 343 philanthropic organizations, including various Latino and pro-immigrant groups.
Other groups supported by the lady who is ranked 30th among the richest people in the world include: the Coalition for the Human Rights of Immigrants (CHIRLA), the National Network of Day Laborers (NDLON) and the border organization Al Otro Lado , to name just a few.
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Source: La Opinion