photo by Jason McELweenie under CC licenseSeventeen more of the wealthiest Americans have joined billionaires Bill Gates and Warren Buffett in a pledge to give at least half their wealth to charities while still alive.

Among the latest of the super-rich to sign up is Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg.

“People wait until late in their career to give back. But why wait when there is so much to be done?” said Zuckerberg.

The Giving Pledge has now logged 57 signatories, whose gifts could generate $600 billion dollars for charity.

(READ the story at the Daily Mail)

Thanks to Rob Kanzer for submitting the link!

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