On Tuesday, following a 10-minute journey to the sting of suborbital house on his privately-funded rocket ship, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos introduced that he’s bestowing the “Braveness and Civility Award” to chef José Andrés and Van Jones, political commentator and founding father of DreamCorps. The brand new prize “acknowledge[s] leaders who goal excessive, and who pursue options with braveness and who at all times accomplish that with civility.” Every awardee will get $100 million to disperse to charities of their selecting.
Expectedly, Andrés will channel his share into World Central Kitchen, his charity dedicated to feeding folks throughout occasions of catastrophe, together with the continued COVID-19 pandemic.
In an announcement, Andrés stated:
I’m so honored. I’m actually grateful for this award, and the unimaginable help from Jeff and your complete Bezos household. World Central Kitchen was born from the easy concept that meals has the facility to create a greater