Amazon gives millions to local nonprofits as part of its DMV anniversary

by Newsfeed


Two years after Amazon announced it was building a second headquarters in the DMV, the company announced it was celebrating the anniversary in part by donation millions of dollars to some local nonprofit groups.

Two years after Amazon announced it was building a second headquarters in the DMV, the company announced it was celebrating the anniversary in part by donation millions of dollars to some local nonprofit groups.

“We want to be a good neighbor, we want to be a good corporate citizen,” said Brian Huseman, Amazon’s Vice President of Public Policy. “We spent the last two years listening to the community and finding out what their needs are.”

In all, $9 million was earmarked to several groups around D.C., Maryland and Virginia.

About $3 million is going to four legal service…



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