Recently, Amazon announced Day One Fund to prevent and minimize homelessness in which Albuquerque, a local non-profit, was listed and got a significant fund of $2.5 million as an award.
Amazon’s Founder & CEO, Jeff Bezos, announced the Day One Fund of $98.5 million to give to the 32 recipients across 23 states, including Albuquerque. According to the non-profit, this huge amount can help in providing shelter to 100 families who are facing homelessness in Albuquerque every year. Last year, the total funds of amount $97.5 million were awarded to 24 organizations.
Jeff Bezos also twitted that he is happy to announce the Bezos Day One Grants of the 2019 year. He thanked 32 organizations for preventing homelessness in 23 states.
Mary’s Place, based in Seattle, is one of the non-profit recipients who got $5 million of funds. It helps homeless women and children. Amazon is providing a big space in its new office towers as a homeless shelter.
The funds are not only provided to the organizations for shelters but also for creating a network of high-quality and full-scholarship pre-schools in underserved communities.
The total fund of $98.5 million has been distributed among 32 organizations appropriately.