Warren Buffett Makes $2.84bn Donation to Gates Foundation and Charities

Buffett is now fourth richest billionaire on the Forbes list and this is his 10th and largest annual donation, part of his plan to give away most of his wealth Warren Buffett has donated about $2.84bn of Berkshire Hathaway Inc stock to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and four family charities, as part of the billionaire’s plan to give away nearly all of his wealth. The 10th annual donation, Buffett’s largest, comprised 20.64m Class “B” shares of Berkshire and increased Buffett’s total contributions to the charities to more than $21.5bn.