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"Mackenzie basis is going to give over half of her thirty seven billion dollar fortune to charity by officially joining the giving pledge we each come by the gifts. We have to offer by an infinite series of influences. Unlucky breaks, we can never fully understand wrote MacKenzie Bezos. In a letter published by the giving pledge today. In addition to whatever assets life has nurtured in me. I have a disproportionate amount of money to share my approach to philanthropy will continue to be thoughtful, it will take time and effort and care. But I won't wait and I will keep at it until the safe is empty she wrote? And quote quoting from tech crunch founded in twenty ten by Bill and Melinda gates and Warren Buffett the giving pledge encourages the world's richest people to give away more than half of their wealth. Other notable names who have previously signed the pledge include Mark Zuckerberg, and Priscilla. Chan Elon Musk, Richard Branson, Larry Ellison. Michael Bloomberg peer media, and many more today. The program announced nineteen more philanthropists have signed their name to the pledge bringing the total number of signatories to two hundred and four in addition to basis other tech industry. Additions announced today include two, you can Brian Acton. The latter of whom co-founded what's app, the messaging at bought by Facebook in two thousand fourteen for nineteen billion dollars, coin base co founder CEO Brian Armstrong, co founder of bitcoin trading platform bit mex- Ben Delo twi-, Leo, CEO, Jeff Lawson and Eric Lawson lower case capital partners. Chris and crystal Sokha and Pinterest, cofounder. Paul Sierra and Jennifer Ciara and quote, notably. Not on that list. Jeff Bezos McKenzie's ex husband, though, Jeff did tweet has support this morning. Writing quote,"