Dick DeVos gives a major donation to the Kennedy Center

Dick DeVos is one of the most successful businessmen in America. During his long and storied career, DeVos guided Amway to a bright future and oversaw Amway’s transition into Alticor. Today, Alticor is an extremely influential company, but DeVos has retired.

Dick enjoyed his time in the business world, but now he focuses on his hobbies. Dick loves racing yachts and his team is extremely competitive. DeVos also enjoys flying and has invested a great deal of time into his flying habit. Dick is enjoying retirement, but he is not satisified. Dick is determined to make a difference in the world.

DeVos knows that he was born into an amazing family. His family owned an important business, and he was groomed for success from the start. He had unlimited access to anything he wanted. Many men would choose to feel guilty about the opportunities that Dick had, but he is choosing to open up opportunities for others. He founded an aviation academy in Michigan. The academy is allowing high schoolers from various backgrounds the opportunity fly. Several classes have already graduated from the academy and are currently attending prestigious schools. DeVos is extremely proud of his aviation academy, but his charitable works do not stop there.

Dick DeVos cares deeply about the arts. As a child, he regularly attending performances at the local theatre, and his family gave generously to arts institutions. He believes that art allows insights into the human condition that help people to make better decisions. DeVos gives generously to arts institutions, and recently he saw an amazing cause that he knew needed help.

The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is the premier performing arts center in the United States. Every year, great artists come to our nation’s capital and perform amazing works for our nation’s leaders. The Kennedy Center was built in 1971, and it has played host to every President since. The center allows people from throughout the capital area to take in amazing shows. Recently, the Kennedy Center was going through a renovation and they were seeking donations. DeVos knew how important the Kennedy Center is to this country and decided he had to give. He decided to give $1 million to the renovation project. This donation will help the center add rehearsal spaces and a new dining area.

DeVos has capitalized on every opportunity America has given him, and he loves giving back.

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