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donation

n. gift. If made to a qualified non-profit charitable, religious, educational or public service organization, it may be deductible as a contribution in calculating income tax.

donation

noun alms, benefaction, bequest, bounty, charity, contribution, dispensation, donum, dotation, endowment, gift, grant, gratuity, handout, impartment, largess, munificence, offering, present, presentation, provision, subsidy, subvention
Associated concepts: charitable donation, donation deed, donation causa mortis, donation of land, gratuitous donaaion, special donation
See also: benefit, bonus, cession, charity, endowment, gift, grant, gratuity, largess, perquisite, present, provision, reward, tip

DONATION, contracts. The act by which the owner of a thing, voluntarily transfers the title and possession of the same, from himself to another person, without any consideration; a gift. (q.v.)
     2. A donation is never perfected until it is has been accepted, for the acceptance (q.v.) is requisite to make the donation complete. Vide Assent, and Ayl. Pand. tit. 9 Clef des Lois Rom. h.t.

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We are committed to providing a positive egg donation experience to all of our clients and donors," said LGBT Egg Donation Managing Partner Robyn Perchik.
There are also 100 donation committees in place with responsibility to champion organ donation in general within hospitals.
When donors donate capital property other than money, the donor may realize a capital gain as a result of the donation because the donation is considered to be a sale of the property for fair market value.
Obviously, this conclusion implies the potential use of blood donations from donors who were at risk but whose PCR results were negative.
These days, ads for car donation programs are everywhere--radio, television, newspapers.
One possible way to increase the number of organs available for transplant is to increase the number of people who sign organ donor cards and/or indicate their donation wishes on their driver's license.
State the donee's use of the property at the time of the donation and certify that such use became impossible or infeasible to implement.
I am pleasantly surprised when I receive a donation for use in my ministry.
Not-for-profits find that many donations come with "strings attached.
New Site Created to Handle Increase in Tax Deductible Boat Donations, on the Rise Despite Economic Rough Seas
The vehicle donation process is quick and simple for the donor, who only has to contact Goodwill Car Donations on line or by telephone at (800) 433-3828, answer a few simple questions regarding the vehicle being donated and the location where it can be picked up, and arrange for a pick up and transfer of ownership papers.
Slipper boots, pounds 10, George @ Asda, pounds 1 donation to Tickled Pink Campaign supporting Breast Cancer Campaign and Breast Cancer Care