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April 20

MacKenzie Scott dontates $436 million to Habitat for Humanity

MacKenzie Scott, American author and philanthropist, has donated $436 million to Habitat for Humanity International and 84 of its U.S. affiliates.

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March 22

Habitat for Humanity Philly will use $5 million gift from MacKenzie Scott to increase affordable housing

The philanthropist donated $436 million to the nonprofit homebuilder and 84 U.S. affiliate organizations

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March 22

MacKenzie Scott donates $25 million to Philly nonprofits

Corinne O’Connell, the CEO of Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia, received a suspicious email she thought was “a hoax” on an early February evening.

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March 22

MacKenzie Scott gave $5M to Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia as part of a $436M gift for affordable housing

Billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott donated $436 million to Habitat for Humanity on Tuesday—the largest publicly disclosed donation the ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has made since she pledged to give away the majority of her wealth in 2019.

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March 22

Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia receives a $5 million ‘unrestricted’ donation from Mackenzie Scott

Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia received $5 million in a gift from MacKenzie Scott, American author, philanthropist, and ex-wife of Amazon’s Jeff Bezos on March 11th.

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March 22

MacKenzie Scott gave $5M to Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia as part of a $436M gift for affordable housing

The “transformational” grant is the largest one-time gift Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia has ever received.

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March 22

Habitat Philadelphia Receives $5 Million Transformational Gift From MacKenzie Scott

Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia will use gift to address affordable housing shortage in the city. 

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High prices and low supply make buying a home harder, especially for Black households

In the Philly area, those making $100,000 or more can afford to buy at least 60% of houses. Only 20% of Black and Hispanic households earn that much.

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How Habitat for Humanity Gets Philadelphians Into Affordable Housing

The NBC10 Investigators revealed failures in Philadelphia’s affordable housing programs. But Habitat for Humanity is showing how to effectively get low-income people into good homes.

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Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia Launches We Build Together Campaign

NBC10’s Lucy Bustamante speaks to Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia CEO Corinne O’Connell about how the “We Build Together” campaign is helping get more families into homes.

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