Jeff Bezos just handed Dolly Parton $100 million to distribute to charities of her choosing
· Nov 15, 2022 ·

Okay, go ahead and renew that Amazon Prime membership, y'all.

Yes, the uber-billionaire founder of Amazon Jeff Bezos just threw a full $100 million at country music legend Dolly Parton, asking her to distribute it among charities of her choosing.

The [Courage and Civility award] recognizes "leaders who aim high, find solutions and who always do it with civility," who are then tasked with distributing the $100 million to charities of their choosing, according to Bezos' girlfriend Lauren Sanchez.

Okay, this is awesome.

Yeah man, after seeing this I'm actually considering a Prime account of my own (though I'll likely continue my tradition of mooching off of my parents account).

Good on Jeff Bezos for throwing this money at the people who need it most.

I'm sure Dolly will give this moolah a good home.

"When people are in a position to help, you should help, and I know that I've always said I try to put my money where my heart is. I will do my best to do good things with this money," Parton said in response to the award…

Parton joined activist Van Jones, who served as founding CEO of the REFORM Alliance and Dream Corps, and chef and humanitarian Jose Andres, who established World Central Kitchen, which provides food in the immediate aftermath of disasters, as recipients.

What a great way to spend $100 mil!

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