Warren Buffett Lunch Auction Goes for $2.3 Million

A gaming company in China won the charity auction this year and has the opportunity to have lunch with Warren Buffett. They also have a great sense of humor because their final bid was $2,345,678. This is not a record-setting amount by any means, but it is one of the highest amounts that Warren Buffett …

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Buffett Charity Lunch Auction Already Over $1 Million

At this time, there is an online auction going on for the chance to enjoy lunch with billionaire investor Warren Buffett. The auction is also there to help raise money for a charity based out of San Francisco that Warren Buffett is strongly tied with. So far the top bid has already surpassed $1 million, …

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Executive at Berkshire Hathaway Donates $65 Million to UC Santa Barbara

The Berkshire Hathaway Vice Chairman has recently donated $65 million to UC Santa Barbara, the physics institute. This is the largest gift that the university has ever received in its history. The donation – made by Charlie Munger – will be used to fund a new visitor housing facility for the university’s Kavli Institute for …

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Buffett’s Charity Bid Breaks $1 Million Mark

The annual auction to have lunch with billionaire investor Warren Buffett is underway, and it helps to benefit the Glide Foundation, a San Francisco charity that the deceased Susie Buffett supported. At this time, the bidding has already surpassed the $1 million mark. So it has already gone further than last year’s winning bid. With …

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Buffett Lunch Auction Breaks $600k Mark

On Sunday, June 1, the annual Buffett lunch auction began and immediately went off to a great start. By Monday during mid-afternoon, the bid had already surpassed the $350,000 mark. It’s now past mid-afternoon on Wednesday, and the bidding has already surpassed the $600,000 point. All of the auction proceeds will not benefit Berkshire Hathaway …

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Doris Buffett Helps the Needy

Back in 2006, when Warren Buffett first announced that he would give away billions of dollars, individual requests came flooding in asking for help. These requests still come to him even today. Instead of ignoring these letters and putting them off to the side, Buffett collects them all and then sends them to Doris Buffett, …

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Warren Buffett’s Son Peter Says Millenials to Blaze New Philanthropy Trail

Peter Buffett, when looking closely at how charities work, believes that millennials have much more to give. “Younger people have the appetite and idealism and energy for it like nobody else [to] imagine new structures,” he said to policymic.com. The musician Peter Buffett, best known as being the son of Warren Buffett, also mentions that …

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More of Buffett’s Charitable Giving Tips

This is part two of yesterday’s article about Warren Buffett’s charitable giving tips. Let’s dive right in and look at the third and fourth steps of the process today. 3. Sustainability There’s nothing wrong with a nonprofit making money. The problem potentially lies in what they do with the money that they earn. If a …

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Charitable Giving Tips from Warren Buffett

If you are a big Buffett fan like I am, it’s important to stand up and take notice when he wants to teach you something for free. Warren and Doris Buffett are quite the pair when it comes to giving to charities. Just last year alone Warren Buffett gave away $3.084 billion. Now, if that …

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Warren Buffett’s Greatest Gifts to the World

In honor of Warren Buffett’s 83rd birthday, we decided to share the Berkshire Hathaway CEOs five greatest gifts to the world. Let’s take a look… Donating His Fortune (and Convincing Others to Join Him) Warren Buffett, along with billionaire philanthropists Melinda and Bill Gates, launched the Giving Pledge during 2010. This pledge encourages the richest …

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