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Ex-Kansas City Chiefs player helps veterans, first responders overcome mental health struggles

Former Kansas City Chief’s player Kendall Gammon overcame a harrowing battle with suicidal thoughts after enduring years of mental and physical abuse from his mom.  He recalls the very moment he sat on his bed with a gun in his hand when he was only 16 years old. While it may be difficult to recount, he draws on that experience as well as the significant…

Why former GM CEO, Home Depot co-founder are backing this philanthropic initiative

John Simon worked countless hours making a name for himself in the for-profit sector as the managing director at Boston-based Sigma Prime Ventures. But what he’s doing in the nonprofit world can be seen – by many accounts – as an even greater effort.  And it’s catching the attention of industry titans from former General Motors CEO Rick Wagner to Home Depot co-founder Bernie Marcus. …

MacKenzie Scott sold $10.4 billion in Amazon shares in 2023

MacKenzie Scott, the ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, offloaded about one-quarter of her stake in the company last year, which was worth more than $10 billion, according to a report by Bloomberg. Scott, 53, a philanthropist who helped Bezos build the company, sold 65.3 million shares in the e-commerce giant in 2023, according to a regulatory filing cited by Bloomberg. The share sale forms about…

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