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MacKenzie Scott announces new philanthropy gifts of $2.7 bn

MacKenzie Scott, one of the world's wealthiest women, announced Tuesday a new round of large charitable donations totaling $2.7 billion for educational, community and other nonprofit organizations.

Diddy hands out $50 bills while providing some COVID-19 relief in Miami

Rapper Sean “Diddy” Combs provided some coronavirus relief in a Miami neighborhood on Tuesday, handing out $50 bills amid a crowd of hundreds.

Barbra Streisand buys Disney shares for George Floyd’s daughter

George Floyd’s youngest child is now a Disney shareholder, thanks to Barbra Streisand. The musician joined the swelling ranks of those rooting for Floyd’s daughter Gianna by purchasing stock for her from entertainment giant Disney.

Tekashi 6ix9ine has $200,000 charity donation rejected by ‘No Kid Hungry’

Children’s charity, No Kid Hungry, has rejected a $200 000 donation from controversial rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine, saying it does not accept money from donors whose activities are not in line with its values.

Birdman offers to pay rent for ‘everybody in need’ in his New Orleans hometown neighborhood

Rapper and Cash Money Records boss Birdman has offered to pay rent for residents in Uptown New Orleans who are struggling financially as COVID-19 continues to have an adverse impact on the economy and employment in America.

Biyombo donates $1 million to native DR Congo for COVID-19 fight

The NBA might be on a forced break but Bismack Biyombo is not resting on his laurels, with the Charlotte Hornets forward donating $1 million worth of supplies to his native DR Congo as it confronts the deadly COVID-19 epidemic.

Prince Harry and Meghan quietly deliver meals to the needy in Los Angeles

In what was their first sighting in Los Angeles since they moved from Canada, Prince Harry and the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle came out dressed in casual street wear, as well as protective face masks and gloves, as they delivered food parcels to the needy this week.

Jeff Bezos gives $100m to Feeding America amid coronavirus pandemic

The world's richest man Jeff Bezos is donating $100 million to Feeding America, a nonprofit that helps food banks feed families in need.

Kanye West donates to local charities providing meals to those in need during coronavirus pandemic

Kanye West has supported two local charities to help provide meals to those in need during the coronavirus pandemic.

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