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    Question What's Your Thoughts On The Bill & Melinda Gate Foundation?

    So anyway a Facebook friend of mine told me about the Bill & Melinda Gate Foundation? It's a program that provides funds for citizens including young, old, people who work, retired, self-employed, deaf, people with low income, and disabled. He told me that he got $200,000 at his doorstep. I ask if it legitimate. He said it was legit. He even gives me the phone number to contact them. Hmmm. Sounds tempting and I might want to contact them. What do you think about it?

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    Re: What's Your Thoughts On The Bill & Melinda Gate Foundation?

    Sounds like BS.

    Their foundation does not give money to individuals. It gives funding, through grants, to organizations with program and metrics to measure those programs, designed around their various program goals.
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    Re: What's Your Thoughts On The Bill & Melinda Gate Foundation?

    i know they fund world health groups,and other positive things
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