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Habitat For Humanity Of Greater Pittsburgh Receives $2.5 Million From Mackenzie Scott

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- The Habitat for Humanity of Greater Pittsburgh is benefiting from a massive philanthropic gift by Mackenzie Scott.

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Scott has donated $436 million to Habitat for Humanity organizations, and Pittsburgh will receive $2.5 million of that gift.

President Howard Slaughter said the unrestricted gift is the "largest ever" received by the organization in Pittsburgh.

He said a portion will establish an endowment to make owning a home attainable for years to come.

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