|By PR Newswire||
|September 17, 2013 09:49 AM EDT||
NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stewart Rahr, "Stewie Rah Rah," the gregarious billionaire philanthropist continued his generous donations to charity. His most recent donations to charity come as the result of an online trivia game via email with his friends. Rahr gives to the charity of his friends' choice when they answer celebrity trivia questions correctly.
The recently released Forbes 400 list ranked Stewart Rahr #327 with a net worth estimated at $1.7 Billion Dollars.
Recent donations in the amount of $5,000: Veterans Alliance of Southern California; Catholic Community Appeal; Bnos Devorah High School; Vision Mexico; Project Mediashare for Haiti Inc.; Global Wildlife Conservation; Exchange Club-Carl Perkins Center; Generation Rescue, Inc.; Venice Family Clinic; Sailing Heals; Mattel Children's Hospital at UCLA; Federation of Jewish Communities of the CIS; East Hampton Day Care Learning Center; Make a Wish Wisconsin; Simon Wiesenthal Center; NephCure Foundation; Friends of Wonderland; and Rolling for Pink.
In addition, donations were made to: the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention for $10,000; RENS for $20,000; and to the Heather on Earth Music Foundation for $50,000.
"I am devoted to giving and making the world a better place. As a self-made billionaire I am able to give back and will continue to do all I can for so many important causes," said Mr. Rahr.
Stewart Rahr is a philanthropist, who is the largest donor in the history of Make-A-Wish, responsible for making countless dreams come true for the 'Make a Wish' children. His donations have benefitted hundreds of organizations including: The Buoniconti Fund, The Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, Keep a Child Alive, The Prostate Cancer Foundation, the NYU School of Medicine, Faster Cures, Robin Hood Foundation, Melanoma Research Alliance, Friends of the Israel Defense Forces and many more.
More information on the Rahr Foundation is available at www.rahrfoundation.org
SOURCE Stewart Rahr