Dick DeVos was born on Ictober 21, 1955. He is currently known as being the president and the CEO of The Windquest Group located in downtown. Grand Rapids. Dick Devos and Betsy Devos have four children together.
Dick and Betsy Devos have come to be known for all the attention that they have attracted. The Dovoses donated over $11.6 million towards charities in 2015. This is double the $5.3 million that was donated to the campaign donations.
Dick and Betsy Devos are both part of a family that has been a part of the Republican politics for decades now. In 2015 it was stated that Dick Devoses father and his four kids made $104 million in donations towards charities. This was what made it to where the family came in as being 24th as the Forbes “Americas Top Givers”. Forbe has estimated that the Devoses family has a lifetime donation of $1.33 billion. This happens to be a quarter of the family’s fortune.
In 2015 the Devoses donated well over $3 million towards educational causes. This had estimated to be 26 percent of their charity donations that they made that year. The Devoses foundation awarded around $357,000 towards groups that were in favor of education reform.
Dick Devos has stated that his wife and his spending is all a reflection of all the priorities that they have put towards improving children’s education. The two plan on standing up for all children who are forced into schools where they are not able to receive the education that they deserve. They are working hard to make sure that every child is able to get the help that is needed from their teachers.
In 2013 the minority of donations made by the Devoses was mainly made to benefit Michigan schools. Dick and Betsy Devos are both said to be long time benefactors of Potters House, which is an urban Christian school, and Grand Rapids Christian Schools. In 2013 the Devoses donated $315,000 towards the West Michigan Aviation Academy. Besides focusing primarily on education the Devoses also have a strong focus on Arts and Culture. It is safe to say that the Devoses are going to take education and Arts & Culture to a whole new level. The two are hoping that in time they will be able to help as many children as possible. With time it is reassured the the Devoses will be able to do just that.