Jeff Bezos Gives Dolly Parton $100 Million Award
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Jeff Bezos Gives Dolly Parton , $100 Million Award.
Jeff Bezos Gives Dolly Parton , $100 Million Award.
Bezos and his partner, Lauren Sanchez,
made the announcement on Nov. 11.
[Parton is] a woman who gives with her heart and leads with love and compassion in every aspect of her work, Lauren Sanchez, via statement.
We can’t wait to see all the good that you’re going to do with this $100 million award, Lauren Sanchez, via statement.
Parton received the money as part of the
"Bezos Courage & Civility Award.".
The award honors people who
"pursue solutions with courage and civility.".
A video clip of Parton's reaction
was later posted online.
Wow! Did you say $100 million?, Dolly Parton, via statement.
I think people who are in a position to help should put their money where their heart is. I will do my best to do good things with this money, Dolly Parton, via statement.
Parton, who was recently inducted into the Rock & Roll
Hall of Fame, is well known for her philanthropic acts.
Meanwhile, in an interview with CNN on Nov. 12, Bezos said he intends to give away the "majority" of his wealth to combat climate change and aid societal "unifiers."