September 16, 2020
My friend Chuck Feeney has finally given away the last of his personal fortune of A$11,000,000,000 to charity!
It took him 30 years to make it — through a chain of Duty Free Shoppers (DFS) stores around the globe, both in airports and in city centres – and another 30 years to give it all away, most of it anonymously.
Chuck had aimed to give it all away by age 85 – thinking he wouldn’t live past that date — but as it turned out it took him until he turned 89. (He lives in San Francisco with his wife Helga.)