Omaha benefits despite Buffett’s philosophy on local giving
The planned $370 million Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, shown in this rendering in a view from Dodge Street and Saddle Creek Road, is the latest of several major Omaha facilities where the biggest donor contributed Berkshire-originated money.
Posted: Sunday, May 5, 2013 12:00 am
For decades, Warren Buffett rarely kicked in when his hometown raised money for buildings or good causes, and he's still not an automatic go-to guy for local donations.
If Buffett says he has more money than he can use for himself, why doesn't he just write a check for every worthy cause around Omaha?
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