November 28, 2016 / Keith Klugman, Anita Zaidi
On #GivingTuesday – a day of donating and volunteering to kick off the holiday season – we wanted to share a few organizations that inspire us and our work.
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November 10, 2015 / Robin Clewley
Attendees of our Dec. 1 Gates Social event in Washington D.C. will meet members of our Charitable Sector Support program, learn about other innovative giving initiatives and programs, and attend a special tour at the Smithsonian.
December 11, 2013 / Anne Taylor Hartzell
Does your family have a giving strategy? The holidays are a great time to identify the causes your family cares most about and get involved both locally and abroad.
December 03, 2013 / Melinda Gates
It’s #GivingTuesday, a national day of donating, volunteering, and doing good both online and offline to kick off the holiday season. Here’s how you can celebrate the day.
November 28, 2013 / Davida Ingram
When we first opened the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center, families and students alike would often ask: “How can we give back?” These requests eventually shaped a special project called The Give Effect.
"Our desire to bring every good thing to our children is a force for good throughout the world. It’s what propels societies forward." —Melinda Gates
The Global Fund has helped to deliver more than 190 million bed nets to protect families from malaria.
"The world faces a clear choice. If we invest relatively small amounts, many more poor farmers will be able to feed their families." —Bill Gates, 2012 Annual Letter
"When it come to global health, Bill and I are optimists—but we're impatient optimists. Tremendous progress is being made. But there is still so much we're impatient to see done." —Melinda French Gates
In Senegal, 80% of households now have a bed net, helping the number of malaria cases there drop 50% in a single year.
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