Skip to main content

View Diary: Mega-rich Walmart heirs give almost none of their own money to Walton Family Foundation (58 comments)

Comment Preferences

  •  Obviously you can't know every gift made (3+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:
    aitchdee, Ahianne, ps2os2

    But don't you think they'd be talking it up - or somebody would be patting them on the back - if there was very much giving going on outside what is known as the foundation's work?  I promise you, working in non-profit, there are very, very few who are so modest and humble as to make a major gift and insist it be kept anonymous and confidential.

    “Texas is a so-called red state, but you’ve got 10 million Democrats here in Texas. And …, there are a whole lot of people here in Texas who need us, and who need us to fight for them.” President Obama

    by Catte Nappe on Wed Jun 04, 2014 at 03:05:48 PM PDT

    [ Parent ]

    •  Giving without public announcements is quite (1+ / 0-)
      Recommended by:
      ps2os2

      common among the very wealthy, as it encourages unwanted requests from many groups.

      For example only recently Warren Buffets donations to Planned Parenthood of over $1.2 Billion over many years have become public.  See  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/...

      The most important way to protect the environment is not to have more than one child.

      by nextstep on Wed Jun 04, 2014 at 05:20:44 PM PDT

      [ Parent ]

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

Click here for the mobile view of the site