Chinese Tycoon Donates A Billion Dollars To Charity

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Yu Pengnian

Real-estate tycoon Yu Pengnian has now moved his entire $1.2 billion fortune into his charity to help China’s poor.

He made a fortune in real estate, and now he’s giving it back. The 88-year-old tycoon has slowly been transferring his wealth to his Yu Pengnian Foundation, and now he’s gone the final step, pledging his final $470 million in cash and property to the charity. This makes $1.2 billion he has put into his charity since he opened it in 2003.

“This will be my last donation. I have nothing more to give away,” he said at a press conference announcing the final donation…

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Toenail To Be Sold For Charity At New Zealand Auction

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Nailing Down Some Charity

There is no tip-toeing around by a group of Taranaki Salvation Army parishioners who are raising funds for their local foodbank – they’re auctioning a toenail that has been grown and cultivated for a year.
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Money May Not Buy Happiness But It Does Get You A Longer, Healthier Life

Money May Not Buy Happiness But It Get You A Longer, Healthier Life

The moneyed and those who retire early are likely to live longer, happier lives 

It may not guarantee happiness, but money, it seems, is the key to a long and healthy old age. 

Those who are poorer and less well educated die earlier and develop illness sooner than the better off and well-qualified, a Government-backed study said yesterday.

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Twestival Contributors To Donate Through Tipjoy

Twestival Contributors To Donate Through Tipjoy

Like other cities in the Western U.S. and the world, San Francisco will be turning its attention to water shortages that could become severe this year. San Francisco-based Twitter has already gone to work on a grander scale, attacking the global water shortage crisis that affects 1.1 billion people.

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