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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.

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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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He encouraged Batswana to donate blood because the country needed approximately 45 000 units of blood every year.
Users also have the option of choosing to donate as much as they want.
The Regional Manager of the NHIA said the Directorate decided to donate blood for the Ahmadiyya Hospital because it was more into surgery.
In the recent past studies have shown that rate of blood donation among medical students is more as compared to non-medical students and girls donate less as compared to boys.6 In addition, attitude and practices, to achieve regular voluntary blood donation, can be improved by simply delivering knowledge on blood donation among college students.7 This may be achieved by health professionals' role-modelling as well as formal education through need-based as well as altruistic 'smart' messages.8
You can also donate your sclera, which is the white outer layer of your eyeball.
They said they were going to donate food and water parcels, diapers, hygiene and disinfection supplies and would initiate a fundraising campaign.
The trio and Mr Zuckerberg are among the 138 wealthy individuals and families who have signed a "giving pledge" committing them to donate most of their fortunes in an attempt to fix society's problems.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife announced the birth of their daughter Max as well as plans to donate most of their wealth, or roughly $45 billion, to a new organization that will tackle a broad range of the world's ills.
Beat It campaign urging people to donate to help fund research.
Telecommunication network du announced that it is donating Dh1 million to the Emirates Red Crescent's month-long Yemen: We Care humanitarian campaign and also giving a chance to their users to donate from as little as Dh10 to as much as Dh200.
is is an increase of 36 per cent on employee participation and 45 per cent in time donated compared to 2013, which saw 5,860 employees donate 63,400 hours.
Should you sell the securities and donate the proceeds or should you simply donate the securities?