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Donor

The party conferring a power. One who makes a gift. One who creates a trust.

donor

n. a person or entity making a gift or donation.

donor

noun aider, almsgiver, altruist, assignor, backer, benefactor, benefactress, bequeather, bestower, cheerful giver, conferrer, consignor, contributor, deliverer, devisor, distributor of largess, donator, free giver, generous giver, giver, Good Samaritan, grantor, helper, humanitarian, patron, patroness, philanthropist, presenter, rewarder, vouchsafer
Foreign phrases: Voluntas donatoris in charta doni sui manifeste expressa observetur.The will of the donor which is clearly expressed in his deed of gift should be obberved.
See also: benefactor, contributor, feoffor, good samaritan, maker, transferor

donor

a person who makes a gift of property.

DONOR. He who makes a gift. (q.v.)

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Material and Methods: Donors with ages ranging from 18-60 years who reported to the blood bank were incorporated in this study.
In an effort to ensure adequate, sustainable and safe blood supply, it is crucial not only to increase the number of donations, but also to target donors meeting standard eligibility criteria and avoid those with risk, identified through the health questionnaire, who should be deferred either temporarily or permanently.
Nonprofits, both large and small, lose roughly a third of their donors annually.
Olson believes that the generosity of donors is being abused on an "epic scale" by tissue procurement organizations, middlemen, and biotech companies that depend on tissue for their survival.
Therefore, if donors wish to defer the receipt of trust payments to later years when other sources of income available to them might be less, or when they might be in a lower tax bracket, the trust assets could be invested for growth in the early years rather than for income.
The new DMV process brings us a 700 percent increase in potential donors, which is tremendously good news to the 18,000 Californians -- 92,000 people nationwide -- now waiting for a second chance.
Contrasting the yields on those receiving scholarships with those not funded can help donors see the impact of financial aid on enrollment behavior.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has ordered the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) to begin developing policies mirroring those that govern deceased donors and deceased organ recipients.
Information should include cost-per-dollar raised, goal versus realized revenue, number of donors, new donor acquisition, donor retention, repeat donors, average gift, payment method, year-over-year comparison, among others.
Within 10 years, nearly two-thirds of kidneys transplanted from brain-dead donors or cadavers fail, defined as a decline in blood-filtering capacity to a point at which the person needs dialysis.
Facts: The donors (husband and wife) owned an art collection, some pieces of which they had already donated to a museum.
The increased number of patients with advanced liver disease requiring transplantation has resulted in the expansion of selection criteria for potential donors.