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Ric Weiland Leaves $65 Million to Support Gay Rights and HIV/AIDS Organizations
Date:2/24/2008

Largest Single Bequest Ever to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender

(LGBT) Movement By Early Microsoft Employee

Pride Foundation to Distribute Weiland's Groundbreaking Bequest

SEATTLE, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Pride Foundation of Seattle is honored to announce the establishment of a sizable new fund from the estate of Ric Weiland. Mr. Weiland's gift of $65 million is the largest single bequest ever to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) movement. As one of Microsoft's first employees, having joined the company that was started by two of his high school classmates Bill Gates and Paul Allen, Ric Weiland used philanthropy to strengthen his community by giving generously to many organizations. When Weiland died in June of 2006, he made sure that the work he cared about in his life would continue, leaving the vast majority of his estate to LGBT, HIV/AIDS, environmental and education organizations. Pride Foundation is honored to be one of the organizations receiving a tremendous bequest from Ric Weiland for our grants, scholarships and leadership development work and for distribution to organizations working to advance LGBT equality.

"Ric was one of Pride Foundation's closest supporters, not just as a donor, but as a board member and volunteer," said Audrey Haberman, executive director of the Pride Foundation. "All of us feel such a tremendous loss with him gone. Ric's bequest will do what he always wanted-inspire others to give to the causes they care about to the full extent that they can."

A modest man, Weiland could have easily started his own foundation, but chose instead to work through existing national and local organizations. He was known for carefully vetting the charities he supported and shunning public accolades. Weiland intended his gifts to inspire people to work together for positive change and to strengthen the communities that they touched.

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