The Devos is known for their immense charity work and in what they do. Dick DeVos is known for owning multiple businesses, including the Orlando Magic, Amway corporation, among many other business ventures that have turned into billions of dollars in revenue and worth. Known not for what he wears but more so for what he gives, Devos has been knwon for donating millions upon millions to charitable donations yearly. The entire family has been at the pinnacle of social growth in West Michigan. Having been in their world of business for many years, the entire Devos family has donated more than $1.2 billion in their entire lifetime.
Back in 2014, they were featured on the Forbes list of the annual Top 50 Givers List giving $94 million that year. They were ranked as the 20th top givers. The Devos are known for their immense charitable giving and hard work that has changed the way other businessmen are thinking. They have been known for widely supporting political candidates and different issues, but many magazines have decided not to join into those areas of their business and choice of giving. A good portion has been given to align institutions and to provide solutions.
The entire family works towards creating reliable charitable organizations. They have created about five different family foundations. The parents have the Helen DeVos foundation. Each of the four children have their very own foundations that all focus on different organizations and charities. They have wanted to have the organizations they helped to not discuss the gifts.
All of the foundations work in different ways to help a different group of people. Doug and Maria for example donated about $2.6 million to Grand Rapids public schools. This allowed for the schools to pay for teacher training and also improve the lives of the students to help them with their tuition fees.
The entire family has made huge change over the years. The $2 billion they have shared in their lifetime has changed the lives of numerous people across the globe. Whether it’s Amway or the Windquest Group, Dick Devos is one very respectful and hardworking guy who has worked so hard to create change and provide solutions to different organizations. With his great work both in business and throughout philanthropy, you will find that Dick continues to change his style of business to stay up to date with his innovative approach.