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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.

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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Donations for Baker Cemetery may be mailed to Suzanne Scott, 2825 Greenhill Road, Eldorado, IL 62946.
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They were arrested while soliciting donations on the Phet Trakul Road in Tambon Nong Plue of Chon Buri's Bang Lamung district.
This followed the installation of fixed donation points at Newcastle's Discovery Museum and the Great North Museum: Hancock.
The Control Yuan has reportedly suggested that if there are serious fluctuations in the value of Bitcoin, and if the political donations go over the NT$10,000 value, then the excess value of the donation should be returned to the donor or surrendered to the Control Yuan to avoid potential campaign finance violations.
Director Administration NUML Brig A(r) Zia ul Hassan Sahi, who also visited the donation camp, said, 'The practice of voluntarily blood donating is very low in Pakistan.
Donations should not also in the form of company stocks or securities, whether or not publicly traded, and personal services "except in the form of training services as an incident of a donation of a technology that has been properly evaluated and accepted."
In many countries, including Pakistan, blood donations are typically at their lowest during May and June.
The researchers found that 9 percent of the 4,325,889 donations that were screened were initially tested in minipools, and there were no reactive donations.
To motivate the young population in filling this gap of demand and supply of safe blood and blood components, it is important to make ourselves aware about the attitude youngsters have toward blood donation. Learning about the knowledge gaps of the college students helps in bridging those gaps with proper information, thereby increasing voluntary blood donations.
During the memorial service, Huang Jiefu, former Chinese vice-minister of health and current head of the National Human Organ Donation and Transplant Committee, said that China's organ donations remain in the initial stage, and called for more support policies from governments to form an effective and fair mechanism for organ donations, Hubei Daily reported on Monday.