Vanguard Charitable Rates What we know about the charitable donations to Publix, Fidelity and other firms by the CEOs of companies they run

What we know about the charitable donations to Publix, Fidelity and other firms by the CEOs of companies they run

The CEOs of two of the country’s largest publicly traded companies are among those who have donated $1 million to charitable causes.

Publix CEO Gary Franchi, who oversees the food and beverage company, gave $100,000 to the American Cancer Society and the United Way of Greater Boston.

Fidelity CEO John S. Barrasso gave $25,000.

The top five recipients of the $1,000 donations are as follows:Barbosa, who joined PublIX in 2006, has donated to a number of charities, including the American Red Cross, the National Red Cross Society and several charities of the National Council of Churches.

In the past five years, he has given $1.1 million, a total that includes his $500,000 donation to the Red Cross last year.

Franchi is also the president of the American Institute for Cancer Research.

He has given more than $200,000 since 2005 to the institute.

He also serves as president of Fidelity, which is the nation’s largest mutual fund manager.

Barbosso gave $10,000 and Barrasso $5,000, respectively, to the National Association of Home Builders.

The $1 billion donation to charities was made in conjunction with the annual dinner at the Hyatt Regency in Boston.

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