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How U.S. Presidents Give to Charity

The White House

White House press secretary Sean Spicer recently announced that President Donald Trump would donate his government pay to charity at the end of the year — and asked for the press’s help in suggesting the cause.

We asked our readers for their nominations for who should receive Mr. Trump’s $400,000 salary, but we’ve also written about the philanthropy of past White House occupants.

Below, a collection of articles about the causes and organizations that drew support from presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, and Bill Clinton.

Also, see a collection of stories from our archive about giving by Mr. Trump and Hillary and Bill Clinton, compiled during last year’s presidential campaign.