The billionaire philanthropist’s donation comes at the perfect time for the agency that provides therapeutic foster homes for children who struggle with mental health or other developmental challenges.
Pressley Ridge just received the largest single donation in its almost-200-year history — from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott.
The organization, which has long since been a leader in providing mental health, treatment foster care and specialized education services for youth and families, received a $10 million unrestricted gift from Scott. Scott is well-known for her involvement with Amazon as well as her philanthropic efforts; in 2019, she pledged to give most of her wealth to charity over her lifetime. According t
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