Charles Feeney: Ty phu t thien 8 ty USD:

Sinh ra tay trang, cuoi i cung muon trang tay

 

Charles Feeney: Ty phu t thien 8 ty USD: Sinh ra tay trang, cuoi i cung muon trang tay.


Charles Feeney: Ty phu t thien 8 ty USD: Sinh ra tay trang, cuoi i cung muon trang tay.


New York (VietCatholic News 11-04-2017) - Ty phu Chuck Feeney la ngi au tien My bo ra so tien ln la tai san cua mnh e lam t thien . Ong chnh thc rong tui, i thue vao tuoi ngoai 80, nhng a hoan thanh khat vong "cho i khi con ang song".

"James Bond" cua gii t thien

Ty phu Charles F. Feeney (1931) la mot ngi My goc Ireland. Ong thng c goi vi cai ten than mat Chuck Feeney, thi gian gan ay ong c gii truyen thong My at cho biet danh "James Bond cua gii t thien".

V ty phu My nay noi thong thao 2 tieng Phap va Nhat, la ngi xay len e che cac ca hang mien thue. T nho, ong a ngh ra u moi cach e kiem tien nh: go ca tng nha e ban thiep Giang sinh, don tuyet tren ng hay nhat bong tren san golf.

Charles F. Feeney bat au s nghiep kinh doanh cung vi ban hoc cung ai hoc t au thap nien 1950: ban ru khong thue cho thuy thu My. Sau o, ong ban xe hi cho cho lnh My va lap nen chuoi ca hang mien thue (DFS) cac ca khau, vi doanh thu at 3 ty USD/nam.

Vao nhng nam 60, khi Nhat Ban to chc the van hoi va d bo han che du lch nc ngoai, Chuck Feeney a chop c hoi nay e thu tien cua khach du lch Nhat. o la nhng khoan tiet kiem khong lo ngi Nhat bo ra mua sam ru, nc hoa, o trang sc mien thue,... tai cac a iem noi tieng nh Hawaii, Hong Kong, San Francisco, Saipan va Guam.

Mac du kiem c rat nhieu tien t rat sm, vi tong tai san theo New York Times len ti 8 ty USD, nhng Chuck Feeney co cuoc song rieng t rat bnh lang va n gian, khong xa hoa, khong bao gi that ca-vat Hermes hay mang giay Gucci.

New York Times tiet lo, trong nhieu nam New York, ba tra cua ong khong phai cac nha hang sang trong ma la khu nha Irish Pavillion Tommy Makem tren pho East 57th - ni ong an banh m kep tht.

Feeney kn tieng ti mc, mai ti 1988, the gii mi biet en s giau co cua ong. Khi o, lan au tien Forbes c tnh Feeney co khoang 1.3 ty va xep th 31 tai My. Tuy nhien, tai san thc cua ong van la mot an so, ch sau nhng lan lam t thien, the gii mi biet c.

Cong chung con kinh ngac ve cuoc song gian d va tiet kiem ti mc toi a. Ong keo kiet vi ban than, gia nh nhng hao phong vi ngi dng. Ong ghet s phung ph, khong muon con cai tr thanh con nha giau h hong va bat chung lam hau ban, boi phong khach san, thu ngan trong cac ky ngh he ngay t khi con nho.

S ha khac cua Feeney khong lam cho con cai kho chu, tham ch con gai au cua Feeney con cho rang, cach lam cua ngi cha a giup ho song nh nhng ngi bnh thng khac, lam c viec ang lam va van co u tien e chi tieu cho cuoc song.

Theo quan iem cua v ty phu nay, "ban ch co the mac mot chiec quan vao cung mot thi iem". Ong thch kiem tien nhng khong muon s hu chung, tien qua nhieu cung khong the em ra tieu xai het. Mot thi gian dai, ong song trong can ho i thue va toan bo tai san c dan hien tang cho cac to chc t thien. Cac con ong cung phai t lan lon kiem song khi en tuoi trng thanh. Feeney cho biet, ay chnh la cach e ong giao duc cac con biet quy trong gia tr cua ong tien.

"Sinh ra tay trang th khi tr ve cung phai trang tay"

Suot hn 30 nam qua, Chuck Feeney a i khap the gii e lam t thien t tai san 8 ty USD cua mnh, tap trung va giao duc, khoa hoc, cham soc y te,... tai My, Uc, Viet Nam, Nam Phi va Ireland.

Quy t thien Atlantic Philanthropies do ong sang lap a rot khoan tien cuoi cung tr gia 7 trieu USD vao cuoi 2016 cho ai hoc Cornell nham ho tr sinh vien lam cong tac dch vu cong ong. Chuck Feeney a hoan thanh khat vong "cho i khi con ang song" va chnh thc rong tui.

Tra li tren t New York Times, ong Feeney cho biet: "Ban luon lo lang khi phai quan ly qua nhieu tien nh the, nhng chung toi dng nh a lam viec o kha tot".

Ti au 2017, tong gia tr tai san con lai cua Feeney la hn 2 trieu USD. Hien ong va v (Helga) ang song trong mot can ho thue San Francisco.

Tai Viet Nam, quy Atlantic bat au rot tien vao ch vai nam sau khi chien tranh ket thuc, tai tr bat au t mien Trung nh xay dng trng ai hoc a Nang.

Cho en nay, 2 ngi con gai cua ong la: Diane Feeney va Juliette Feeney cung tiep tuc theo got cha lam t thien. Ho lam chu tch cua mot so to chc t thien cua gia nh va cong ong.

Quy Atlantic Philanthropies cua Feeney bat au s menh "lam rong tui" t nam 1982 vi c m muon tao ra s thay oi ln cho cuoc song cua nhng ngi gap kho khan. Ong c m mang lai hoa bnh cho Bac Ireland, hien ai hoa he thong cham soc y te cua Viet Nam hay bien Roosevelt Island cua New York tr thanh mot trung tam cong nghe.

Ty phu Chuck Feeney a quyen tang tong cong 8 ty USD tai san va gi ch con lai 2 trieu USD.

Cho en nay, Feeney a xay ca ngan toa nha khap chau luc, nhng ten cua ong khong he xuat hien trong bat c cong trnh nao, t tren cac vien a op toa nha hay trong cac van ban. Trong nhieu nam, quy Atlantic Philanthropies cua Feeney yeu cau nhng ngi c hng li khong c cong khai s tham gia giup cua ho.

"James Bond" cua gii t thien cho biet, ong lam t thien va quyen tang het tai san rat n gian la bi v, "vai liem khong co tui", ngi chet ra i khong mang c g. Con ngi "sinh ra tay trang th khi tr ve cung phai trang tay".

Khoi tai san ln cuoi cung c Chuck Feeney quyen tang vao cuoi nam 2016. Ong Feeney gi 86 tuoi va quy Atlantic Philanthropies theo ke hoach se ong ca vao nam 2020.

Giau co khong lo dien, nhieu tien khong tieu xai sang, lam t thien khong can ghi danh nhng nhng viec lam cua ong c ca the gii biet en. Hanh ong cao ca cua Feeney la ong lc cho nhieu ngi, la nguon cam hng cho ca nhng ngi rat giau co va noi tieng, cung hay lam t thien nh Bill Gates va Warren Buffett.

 

Ha Vinh

 


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