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.
"I am convinced that through the telling of stories, we discover what connects us." —Melinda Gates
"Our young people are the future. We must provide for them. We must give them the positive leadership they are asking for." —Grace Murray Hopper
"The number of people dying from AIDS has gone down by more than 20% in the last five years, to fewer than 2 million annually. Given the lives that at stake, I'm impatient enough that I'm willing to be viewed as a troublemaker by those happy with the status
quo." —Bill Gates
"I have an optimistic view of human nature. For the most part, I believe people are good, that we want to help our neighbors. I believe people want to be good citizens. When they see a problem, they want to fix it." —William H. Gates, Sr.
The Global Fund has helped to deliver more than 190 million bed nets to protect families from malaria.
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