Today Warren Buffett announced that he was giving away 85% of his net worth to a few different charities. The bulk of the money, approx. 30 Billion going to the Gates Foundation run buy Bill Gates (Microsoft). To read more of the details, check out the Fox News link: http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,200904,00.html
It is a great thing to get to a level to help so many people with your donations. Hopefully the foundations will do their best to help all people live better lives.