One facetious response saw someone say: “I could need some money and I would consider it very philanthropic. And I guess everybody else would, too.” However, some of the more serious suggestions saw Twitter followers putting forward everything from school lunch support, education enhancements, LGBT care and more.
Request for ideas… pic.twitter.com/j6D68mhseL— Jeff Bezos (@JeffBezos) June 15, 2017
These things are mostly fought by small and sometimes local charities, and they never have the funding they need to make a big impact— Tom Coates (@tomcoates) June 15, 2017
Including @amazon are struggling to find the diverse skilled workforce they need. We need a new college that provides high quality education— Sylvain Kalache (@SylvainKalache) June 15, 2017
Meanwhile, another of Bezos’ Twitter followers suggested that providing free access to Amazon tools in developing markets such as Africa would be a massive help.
@JeffBezos, let’s do this.— Jake Wood (@JakeWoodTR) June 15, 2017
Someone else noted how detrimental student loans can be and that wiping them would create instant impact in line with Bezos plan for short term, here and now support.
Seriously, African innovations can bring a lot of Africans out of poverty. Free AWS accounts for 3 years for most African startups will help— Victor Asemota (@asemota) June 15, 2017
Of course, if he still isn’t satisfied with the feedback from his Twitter followers, he can always seek inspiration from our Philanthropic 30 – a ranking of the most caring companies in the UK. [rb_inline_related]
Help pay off student loans. They keep so many from raising their credit score: getting a better job, buying a home or car. Instant impact.— April (@ReignOfApril) June 16, 2017
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