There is a reason that everyone is here on the earth. Dick DeVos and his family foundation is definitely making the most of their time here. They have instilled the value of giving back to their family, making it an important part of their heritage, they have given back more than 90 million dollars in one year. They have continued to celebrate with others what a blessing it is to be able to help others. Their charities are giving back to others in many ways both through money and by serving which is an important aspect of their story. The article which is attached here for your reading pleasure. Gift of the DeVos family to America and the World.
Dick DeVos earned his fortune through his previous work for Amway before he left to build his business, the Windquest Group. They have been said to be worth nearly 8 billion dollars in 2015 so giving away over 1.2 billion over their life is simply amazing. That is a huge portion of their wealth. There is no doubt that they also do it in a manner that not only helps people but, it is contagious making others want to give. It is said that the family judges other not on what they have but, on what they give and that is where the true worth of a person is found. Those kind of sediments are all over their family foundation as a testament to their vision as people with strong faith and a great sense of family. Check out their website for more information on their great efforts.
Giving back to others is something they do in many forms. They recently gave a million to the Kennedy Center for their renovations and additions. Education is another place they often give back to as well both far and local, especially to Dick’s self-founded aeronautically-focused high school, West Michigan Aviation Academy. They are from Michigan which is dear to their hearts and they often give back to places that are in their home area. These are very important in helping with those who do not have the ability to access care as well as others and with the lack of state funding their efforts are always appreciated by many people within the community.