February 7, 2010
The Philanthropy 50 2009 Gift Profile: Pierre and Pam Omidyar
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