Balint and Welch donate FTX campaign contributions to charity
Published: Nov. 15, 2022 at 10:09 PM EST
MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) - Both Congresswoman-elect Becca Balint and U.S. Senator-elect Peter Welch will donate the campaign contributions they received from a cryptocurrency executive whose exchange declared bankruptcy last week.
Billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried of FTX sent Balint and Welch $2,900 each.
Balint is giving her share to the Committee on Temporary Shelter or COTS. Welch will donate his share to CVOEO’s warmth support program.
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