MacKenzie Scott donates $436 million to Habitat for Humanity

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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

ATLANTA — Billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott is keeping her eye — and her money — on Georgia. Habitat for Humanity International is the latest nonprofit to receive a hefty donation from Scott, an author and the former wife of Amazon founder and executive chairman Jeff Bezos. She has recently made headlines for her many contributions to charity. The Atlanta-based nonprofit, which was founded in 1976, will receive a total gift of $436 million, with $25 million to go directly to the umbrella organization and the rest to its 84 affiliates, including five in Georgia. The donation is unrestr…

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