NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The recently released Forbes 400 list ranked gregarious, flamboyant philanthropic Billionaire Stewart Rahr as the 327th richest person. According to Forbes, Mr. Rahr ranked with a net worth estimated at $1.7 Billion Dollars.
Stewart Rahr is a proud self-made man who has never lost touch with his roots. He founded Kinray, which until the time of sale was the largest privately-held pharmaceutical/generic distributor in the world. Mr. Rahr is a philanthropist, who is the largest donor in the history of Make-A-Wish, responsible for making countless dreams come true for the 'Make a Wish' children.
His donations have benefitted hundreds of organizations including: The Buoniconti Fund, The Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, Keep a Child Alive, The Prostate Cancer Foundation, the NYU School of Medicine, Faster Cures, Robin Hood Foundation, Melanoma Research Alliance, Friends of the Israel Defense Forces and many more.
"Every day on planet Earth is a gift, and this boy from Brooklyn is blessed to be able to give back every single day. I am so blessed to have made it against all odds, and am proud to be on the Forbes 400 list," said Mr. Stewart Rahr.
More information is available at www.rahrfoundation.org
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