NEW YORK (AP) — Another 17 wealthy individuals, including Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, junk bond pioneer Michael Milken and AOL co-founder Steve Case, have pledged to give away most of their money.
They are the latest to join Giving Pledge, an effort led by Microsoft Corp. founder Bill Gates and investor Warren Buffett to commit the world’s wealthiest people to step up their charitable donations.READ MORE: Bronx Mother Of 2 Says Lack Of Heat In Building Is Forcing Family To Sleep In Car
The list now totals 57 people and their families.READ MORE: Gov. Kathy Hochul: State Police To Be Sent To New York City To Help NYPD Combat Gun Violence
It includes the likes of New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, CNN founder Ted Turner and film director George Lucas.MORE NEWS: Suspect Dies After Police-Involved Shooting In Williamsbridge Section Of Bronx