With $50m, Bloomberg Thanks Museum of Science

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 5:35pm

CAMPAIGN: Bloomberg: Philanthropy & Engagement

CONTENT: Article

Originally posted on Boston Globe

Everyone around here knows Michael Bloomberg as the kid from Medford who went on to do big things. He built a multibillion-dollar company and served as a three-term mayor of New York.

But what people might not know is that Bloomberg credits the Museum of Science for helping to shape who he became.

“I went every Saturday, and it changed my life,” recalled Bloomberg, 74, who attended classes there starting when he was about 10 and through his high school years.

“It just showed me the possibilities and showed me what was out there in ways that traditional school didn’t do.”

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Keywords: Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives | Bloomberg | Boston | Children | Donation | Giving | Grants | Innovation & Technology | Museum of Science | STEM

CAMPAIGN: Bloomberg: Philanthropy & Engagement

CONTENT: Article