Philanthropist Bill Pulte Offers to Pay for a Baltimore City Student’s Tuition

| August 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Philanthropist Bill Pulte, who is the grandson of the late billionaire and Pulte Homes founder William Pulte, and who is the managing partner of Pulte Capital Partners, has taken to Twitter to offer to pay for tuition for a Baltimore City student.

With Baltimore making national news this past week following tweets by President Donald J. Trump, Pulte tweeted the following on Tuesday:

The tweet received more than 25,000 retweets, and currently sits at 37,700 retweets, so Pulte is now accepting applications for this free year of tuition.

Candidates can apply here: http://baltimore.pagedemo.co

Pulte has previously helped veterans and those in need through Twitter. He has also called on his 175,000-plus followers to donate to different GoFundMe pages.

Pulte has also taken a strong interest in urban blight and vacant houses through his non-profit Blight Authority which has cleared many blocks of blighted and abandoned buildings in the Detroit area. Pulte, who is now teaming with Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey to clear blight in Dorsey’s hometown of St. Louis, has been encouraged by individuals on social media to expand his efforts to Baltimore. In a tweet he said:

Pulte also said on Twitter that he is donating gloves and trash bags for a Baltimore cleanup organized for this Monday by political activist Scott Presler. Presler said he has 194 volunteers signed up so far for the cleanup.

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