Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is donating $100 million to U.S. food banks

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TAMPA (CNN) – Jeff Bezos is lending a helping hand.

The CEO of Amazon announced he’s donating 100-million dollars to feed the hungry during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The funds are going to Feeding America, which doles money to food banks across the U.S., this is the biggest single donation the non-profit has ever received.

Feeding America released a statement saying Bezos’ gift will allow the group to provide food to millions.

Despite the act of generosity Bezos is drawing criticism from some who say he hasn’t been protecting his own workers well enough from the coronavirus.

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