Paul Allen’s $160,000 check to The Orcas Island Children’s House in 1998 couldn’t have made a dent in his $20 billion fortune, but it made it possible for the school to finish its Infant and Toddler Center – which provides early learning for young children and resources for their parents. (Courtesy of Orcas Island Children’s House)
Paul Allen’s $160,000 check to The Orcas Island Children’s House in 1998 couldn’t have made a dent in his $20 billion fortune, but it made it possible for the school to finish its Infant and Toddler Center – which provides early learning for young children and resources for their parents. (Courtesy of Orcas Island Children’s House)
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How Paul Allen quietly saved an Orcas Island preschool

In the wake of Allen's death Monday, much has been made of his philanthropy and wealth on a grand scale. But a small crumb of Allen's $20 billion fortune also reached a tiny preschool in the San Juans. Updated

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