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Vitalik Buterin Donates $150,000 to Turkey and Syria

Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of Ethereum, has made a substantial donation of 99 ETH, worth roughly $150,000, to aid those affected by the recent earthquake in Turkey and Syria.

Vitalik Buterin
Vitalik Buterin

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Buterin sent the ether to the wallet address "Ahbap Yardm / Earthquake Support," which, according to Etherscan, currently holds 393 ether, totaling over $600,000 in value. The overall worth of the interests in the wallet is over $1.55 million.