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Updated 2021-09-01

When I started to look more seriously into giving back in 2019, I stumbled across these three big ideas (these ideas are better described in the book, The Life You Can Save):

I was excited about these ideas because it changed my whole perspective on philanthropy. The realization that I’m actually very fortunate and that I could have a real impact on people is empowering. It turns out that I don’t need to go into medicine or become a teacher to make a difference. While I’m not planning on giving 50% of my income (article), I’m very much into the concept of earning to give.

I wrote more about it here.

YearOrganizationDateAmount
2019GiveWell$1,398.50
GiveWell (Match)$1,000.00
2020GiveWell$13,420.39
GiveDirectly$920.18
GiveDirectly (COVID-19)$600
GiveWell (Match)$1,000
2021GiveWell01-01-2021$1,000
GiveWell 01-01-2021 $300
GiveWell 02-01-2021 $300
GiveWell 03-01-2021 $300
GiveWell 04-01-2021 $300
GiveWell05-01-2021 $300
GiveWell06-01-2021 $300
GiveWell07-01-2021 $300
GiveWell08-01-2021 $300
GiveWell08-28-2021$6,589.51
GiveWell09-01-2021$300
Total$28,628.58
Note: Donations before 2021 were not as granular.