$44 Million, Mackenzie Scott donates based mentoring nonprofit friends of Children
Billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott Dnates $44 Million
Which supports children at risk of entering the welfare system by pairing them with longtime mentor.
The unrestricted gift announced Thursday provides $15 million to the Organization
National Headquarters and splits $29 Million in direct donations to 12 of the organization.
The local chapter that works with Portland youth will receive $7.7 million.
Terri Sorensen, The CEO of Friends of the Children, said Scott sent word through intermediaries about why she had chosen her organization