"And while none disclosed whether they had personally donated money to the same cause, that’s not the point."
That's $690K (or whatever it was) more than I've donated to the bush fires (my donations have stayed closer to home).
He didn't have to give a dime, and had he not, we probably wouldn't be hearing about it on El Reg.
People need to grow up. Envy is a sad thing to let consume you.