Oprah Donates $1M to Schools

Talk show queen is going out with a bang on show's last year
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 21, 2010 9:41 AM CDT
Oprah Winfrey arrives at the "Live Your Best Life Walk" celebrating the 10th anniversary of "O, The Oprah Magazine" in New York, Sunday, May 9, 2010.   (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)

(Newser) – Will Oprah Winfrey’s good deeds never cease? The talk show queen donated $1 million to a California nonprofit that runs 30 charter schools in the state, the AP reports. Winfrey’s Angel Foundation donated the money to Aspire Public Schools during her show yesterday, which was devoted to Waiting for Superman, a documentary about public education.

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