Gateses Named “Persons of the Year”

By Deane Barker on December 19, 2005

Time names Bono, Bill and Melinda Gates Persons of Year: Bill and Melinda Gates, along with Bono, have been named “Persons of the Year” for their charitable giving.

The Gateses, the magazine notes, “spent the year giving more money away faster than anyone ever has.”

In January, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation committed $750 million to improving access to child immunizations, accelerating introduction of new vaccines and strengthening vaccine delivery systems.



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