Jeff Bezos is donating $100 million to American food banks

Jeff Bezos is donating $100 million to American food banks

Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos wants to donate $100 million to US food banks to assist them feed a growing number of Americans that are out-of-work due to the Coronavirus pandemic

Furthermore, he donated to Feeding America, which is a Chicago-based nonprofit organisation with over 200 food banks across the US.

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Also, Bezos posted a photo of the food bank on his Instagram a page, captioning it:

“Even in ordinary times, food insecurity in American households is an important problem, and unfortunately Covid-19 is amplifying that stress.”

He noted that restaurants closed, and many churches that provide free meals closed too, because of social distancing mandates.

“This donation, the largest single gift in our history, will enable us to provide more food to millions of our

neighbors facing hardship during this crisis,” said Claire Babineaux-Fontenot, CEO of Feeding America, in a statement.

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