Our Founder Doris Buffett Passes Away at 92


To those who wrote her letters asking for help, she was known as Doris Buffett. To her family, she was known as Dodo. On Tuesday August 4, Doris passed peacefully in her favorite vacation spot in Maine surrounded by family and friends. For press inquiries, email amy@amykingmanconsulting.com.

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Standing Against Racism and Injustice


We at Letters Foundation stand against racism and injustice, in all forms, and stand in solidarity with the Black community.

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Sunset Announcement


The Letters Foundation is sunsetting in 2020, and as of January 31, 2020 we are no longer accepting new letter requests. The Letters Foundation está cerrando en 2020, y al 31 de enero de 2020 no aceptamos nuevas solicitudes de cartas.

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Read the Book


Click here to learn more about our book release, Letters to Doris, and purchase your copy today.

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The Letters Foundation is a foundation of last resort that provides humanitarian grants to people experiencing hardship when no other options exist. These one-time grants provide a hand-up to individuals as they work to stabilize their lives.

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SPAM ALERT: We have heard about some unfortunate incidents of spam. Please be aware that we do not send emails or letters that purport to award unsolicited grants. If you receive an email from an unknown sender claiming to be Warren or Doris Buffett, stating that you have received a grant, please know that it does NOT originate from Warren Buffett, Doris Buffett, the Letters Foundation, or the Sunshine Lady Humanitarian Grants Program.

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