Mark Zuckerberg Celebrates Daughter’s Birth with Huge Charity Pledge

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Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan announced that they received the precious gift of a baby girl, and along with the birth announcement they made another big announcement about their philanthropic plans.

After the birth of their daughter, Max, the couple is pledging 99 percent of their Facebook shares to charity, which is currently about $45 billion, in an effort to improve the world for the next generation.

The couple posted a photo on Facebook, and with it a letter to their daughter: “Max, we love you and feel a great responsibility to leave the world a better place for you and all children.”

Zuckerberg’s wife gave birth to a 7-pound, 8-ounce daughter last week.

Check out the full letter here!