The Philanthropy 50 2009 Gift Profile: Pierre and Pam Omidyar

The Philanthropy 50 2009 Gift Profile: Pierre and Pam Omidyar 1

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Eric Millette

Pierre and Pam Omidyar: $92-million

Biggest beneficiary: Hawaii Community Foundation

Other key beneficiaries: HopeLab and Humanity United

Donors’ background: Mr. Omidyar founded eBay, in San Jose, Calif. Ms. Omidyar is chairwoman of HopeLab, a nonprofit group in Redwood City, Calif., that develops technology to help chronically ill children.

Mr. Omidyar and his wife, Pam, both 42, pledged