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MacKenzie Scott says she's donated another $2.7 billion, condemns the wealth gap


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In announcing the gifts to 286 organizations via a blog post, Scott blasted the wealth gap that she said has placed "disproportionate wealth" into a "small number of hands."Scott said she and her charitable team are "attempting to give away a fortune that was enabled by systems in need of change." Amazon.com's rapid growth has helped lift the fortunes of both Scott and Bezos, with her ex-husband's fortune of almost $200 billion making him the world's wealthiest person, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. The group Native Americans in Philanthropy, a recipient that connects philanthropic organizations to Native American-led nonprofits, said in a statement that Scott's multi-million-dollar contribution will help them in their efforts to increase funding to tribal communities."MacKenzie Scott has recommitted to transformative work, the organizations that undertake it and the leaders whose ideas are often underfunded and overlooked," Erik Stegman, executive director of the group, said in a statement.

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