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Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin Donates 150 ETH to Help Earthquake Victims in Türkiye

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  • Vitalik Buterin donated 150 ETH to two funds helping those affected by the devastating earthquake in Türkiye.
  • The 150 ETH amounted to around $227,000 at the time of donation.
  • Buterin has been active in philanthropy over the past few years.

Ethereum co-founder Viltaik Buterin has made at least two substantial donations to help victims in Türkiye suffering from the recent 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck both Türkiye and Syria on February 6.

Buterin’s first donation was on February 11. He sent 50 ETH, worth around $77,000 at the time, to Anka Relief, a crypto relief fund formed specifically for helping those affected by the earthquake.

Anka Relief later thanked Buterin on Twitter and provided a list of its wallets that people could use to donate.