In the new age of social media, there are many things that people see that would not be visible in earlier times. With technology such as smartphones, many people have access to technology that allows them to quickly record video and audio to put on social media websites. This is one of the popular aspects of social media. The ability to have things shown at a moments notice. Sometimes a good percentage of things are shown in real time.
As social media has become an integral part of daily life for many people, it is hard to keep events and actions out of the public eye. An area that use to be behind the scenes without much notice, philanthropy has changed. In earlier times, people worked behind the scenes to do many good deeds without much attention. People gave of their time and money to be a benefit to others and only a few people ever really knew what was done.
Now, philanthropy has become a topic of interest because of platforms such as social media. People share what others are doing, and people giving to help others is a human interest situation that people like to share on social media and news outlets.
In the philanthropy community there are many people who have become famous because of their giving. A few people have become recognized names around the world for the level of giving that they provide. Millions of dollars are given by some people to help charities and causes.
One of the people who has been highlighted in the philanthropy community in recent years is Dick DeVos. A businessman who has given nearly 140 million dollars of his own money over the years to help people in need, Dick DeVos has been mentioned frequently in social media and other mediums for his generous given to worthwhile causes.
Long before there was social media, the Internet, or the wave of technology that is currently used today, Dick DeVos was helping people behind the scenes. He was giving of his time and money. The desire to help others comes from a place inside the heart of Dick DeVos. He has a caring soul that is shared with his wife Betsy DeVos. The couple has been a shining light in the philanthropy community for many years.
Dick DeVos has been and continues to be a man that does what he feels is the best to help others. He takes the same caring heart that he shows in his philanthropy endeavors to the boardrooms where he serves in executive positions for the companies he guides in the business world.
Dick DeVos is an excellent businessman who knows what it takes to be a successful leader in the business world. He has always taken the companies where he serves in top-level executive positions to greater business success.
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