The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Today

Hi49° Chance Rain

Tonight

Lo29° Mostly Cloudy

Saturday

Hi30° Mostly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo13° Mostly Clear

Sunday

Hi23° Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo12° Partly Cloudy

Monday

Hi27° Partly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo18° Mostly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi30° Mostly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo20° Mostly Cloudy

Billionaires Gates, Slim follow different paths on philanthrophy

Send to Kindle
Print This
TEXCOCO, Mexico — Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates is famed for his philanthropy. Carlos Slim Helu, the Mexican tycoon, is not. This week, they stood together at a research center here, drawing attention to their different approaches to giving their wealth away. Gates believes in philanthropy as gospel and urges the rich to donate much of their fortunes. Slim has been called a philanthro-skeptic. He is wary of charity.

View my optionsorSign in