MacKenzie Scott

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MacKenzie Scott is at it again with another massive charitable donation, even as her ex-husband Jeff Bezos receives a "Prophet of Philanthropy" award at the Vatican. The novelist and philanthropist has donated $84.5 million to Girl Scouts of the USA, which credits her with the largest single-donor gift the organization has ever received.

Scott's donation will go out to 29 local councils along with the national chapter. Girl Scouts CEO Sofia Chang said in a statement: "This is a great accelerator for our ongoing efforts to help girls cultivate the skills and connections needed to lead in their own communities and globally."  

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Scott's donation to the world's largest organization for girls is just her latest grand philanthropic gesture. Last week, she donated $15 million to provide farmers in developing countries with glasses through the nonprofit VisionSpring. In total, Scott has donated $12.8 billion of her $38 billion divorce settlement to more than 1,200 organizations.

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