*George Soros: Life as a Philanthropist:
George Soros is a successful businessman as well as Philanthropist. George Soros is a man that believes in giving back to those less fortunate. Mr. Soros has contributed a great deal of his own wealth to various charities. In addition, George Soros is a modest man that does not seek recognition from the public for the good in which he has done. Mr. Soros donates large sums of money to his own foundation which is called “Open Society Foundation“. In addition, the Open Society Foundation uses donations to help issues concerned with people and public health. Therefore, a great deal of George Soros contributions assist public health organizations that deal with health epidemics and how to minimize them. Also, “Refugee Relief” is another strong focus of the Open Society Foundation.
*Open Society Foundation/ Refugee Relief:
Refugee Relief came about due an act of legislation which was passed back in the early 1950’s. The Refugee Relief Act is directly related to resettlement law. This law enabled immigrants to legally enter the United States under certain provisions. Therefore, those residing in foreign countries could come to America in search of a better life. Mr. Soros has been a long time supporter of immigrants eager to come to the United States to seek a better standard of living as well as employment opportunities. It is estimated that George Soros contributes up to 75% of his wealth to the “Open Society Foundation”.George Soros began giving to charity back in the late 1970’s.
By the late 1970’s Soros Fund Management a company founded by George Soros became an ultimate success. In addition, Soros Fund Management made Mr. George Soros a very wealthy and a successful businessman.George Soros is one of the most successful investors. In 2017, it was estimated that Mr. Soros is worth well over $5 billion dollars. All of George Soros wealth is self-made. He was quoted as saying “we all must fail at something at sometime in our lives to learn from our mistakes”. Therefore, correcting our mistakes helps us to learn and make the necessary modifications so that a person will be successful.Finally, George Soros is a definite contributor to causes that he feels are important. He is a man that made a name for himself in business and he has certainly put his earnings to good use with the foundation in which he created the “Open Society Foundation”.