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Zuckerberg donates a fortune to local foundation

Original post made on Dec 18, 2012

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced today, Dec. 18, that he is giving nearly $500 million in Facebook stock to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation -- its largest donation ever.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, December 18, 2012, 5:18 PM

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Posted by great
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Dec 18, 2012 at 6:22 pm

This is great, especially if there are no catches on when or where the money can be used. Hope the FB stock price holds up before the foundation can cash in the donation.


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Posted by Chris Torres
a resident of Blossom Valley
on Dec 18, 2012 at 6:23 pm

Hats off to Mark for fulfilling his promise to improve education in the Bay Area.

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