These 50 Individuals are Feeling the Valentine’s Day Love After Topping the 2013 Donor List

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These 50 individuals donated millions in 2013.
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Roses are red, money is green. These 50 people are more than they seem…

Having billions of dollars to your name isn’t something many of us have ever experienced—so it’s good to see that some of the elite few that do know what it’s like are making good use of that money. The Chronicle of Philanthropy recently released its list of the 50 Most Generous Donors of 2013, and it’s incredible to see just how charitable some of the world’s richest individuals truly are.

The following people topped the list:

  1. Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan – $992.2 million
  2. George Mitchell – $750 million (bequest)
  3. Philip and Penelope Knight – $500 million
  4. Michael Bloomberg – $452 million
  5. John and Laura Arnold – $296.2 million
  6. Charles Johnson – $250 million
  7. Pierre and Pam Omidyar – $225 million
  8. Irwin and Joan Jacobs – $221.1 million
  9. Sergey Brin and Anne Wojcicki – $219 million
  10. Jeffrey Carlton – $212 million (bequest)
  11. Paul Allen – $206 million
  12. Stephen Ross – $200 million
  13. Ronald Perelman – $196 million
  14. Muriel Block – $160 million
  15. Eli and Edyth Broad – $157 million
  16. John Arrillaga – $151 million
  17. Charles Munger – $150.4 million
  18. Theodore (Ted) and Vada Stanley – $143.5 million
  19. Jack McDonald – $139 million (bequest)
  20. T. Denny Sanford – $130.5 million
  21. David Rubenstein – $121.7 million
  22. Sanford and Joan Weill – $118.1 million
  23. Stephen Schwarzman – $103 million
  24. David Koch – $101 million
  25. Frank McCourt – $100 million

Other well-knowns on the list include the likes of Lawrence Ellison, David Murdock, George Soros, and more. Check out the complete list of the top 50 donors on the Chronicle of Philanthropy website!

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