George Soros, Philantropist

George Soros: The Power of Helping

It’s always awe-inspiring to hear about billionaires and millionaires actually helping communities in need. It’s even more awe-inspiring to find out that they’re doing it because they want to genuinely help people. That’s the kind of man who George Soros is. As a billionaire hedge fund manager, he’s donated billions to his organization, Open Society Foundations. He’s been slowly donating hundreds of millions over the last several years. On Tuesday, the NY Times announced that he’d donated $18 billion to his foundation. The only foundation larger than Open Society Foundations is one founded by Bill and Melinda Gates. Open Society operates in over 120 countries. In every nation, it promotes democracy and human rights. As the entire world struggles, the United States seems to be moving backward. This caused Open Society to readjust its priority and focus on fixing and healing the U.S. According to the NY Times, Open Society…