The Harringtons are your typical great American success story. A couple decides to purchase a medical supply company, nurtures its growth for 20 years and sells it for a reported $850 million. What happens next? The family becomes the largest individual philanthropic donor in the United States in 2012 with its $50 million gift to University Hospitals in Ohio, aptly named The Harrington Project.
Being one of the world's wealthiest men, you can bet that Michael Bloomberg has built more than one house, but we aren't referring to any of those. We're referring to the Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children's Hospital at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Children's Hospital is a state-of-the-art 205-room facility with 10 surgical suites dedicated to pediatric care.