Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg and her husband, SurveyMonkey CEO Dave Goldberg, were among the new pledge signatories to The Giving Pledge, a group of billionaires who pledge to donate at least one-half of their fortunes to charitable causes.
We all know that Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is one of the richest people in America, but he’s also one of the most generous. The Chronicle of Philanthropy announced Monday that Zuckerberg (along with his wife, Priscilla Chan) was the second-biggest American philanthropist in 2012, behind Warren Buffett.
After donation $100 million in Facebook stock, Mark Zuckerberg joined mayor Cory Booker at one of the schools in Newark, New Jersey. The mayor posted a number of photos of the event to his Flickr stream and we’ve embedded the slideshow of the event below. Unfortunately we don’t know what Mark discussed, however we can only guess that he was fielding questions from students about how to create the next Facebook.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has surged up the ranks of the Forbes Rich List and is making his debut as a major philanthropist with a $100m donation to Newark schools.
Target’s Super Love Sending Facebook campaign has now come to an end and $1 million was donated to the winning charities. Target launched the marketing campaign with a philanthropic twist at the start of this month. The company decided to theme the campaign around Valentine’s Day and the Super Bowl. Participants had the option to vote for their favorite charity, if they send a customized video card to their friends – thereby making the campaign grow virally.
Today is the last day of the second round of Chase Community Giveaway Campaign on Facebook. Chase Financial Services – a giant financial conglomerate, started a community giveaway campaign on Facebook in November last year. As part of the campaign, Chase would give away $5 million to charities. The voting ends today and soon enough the top charity, which will receive $1 million, will be announced.