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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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At the August drive she donated through the Power Red option, which allows her donation to produce two usable units of blood.
Speaking to Muscat Daily, Ahmed al Kharusi, an honorary team member who has donated blood 150 times, said, 'The Oman Blood Donors team in cooperation with the Central Blood Bank in Bausher organised this event to honour those who donate blood regularly.
Magalona showed off her new hairstyle and the amount of hair she donated in an Instagram post Thursday.
She mentioned a case where after a three-day sensitisation at Garissa Primary playground three months ago, locals donated only 40 units of blood and 30 was from the department of health staff.
156 Record number of blood units donated by a single person: (The donor is Kevin Smith, 65, who began donating when he was 19 and his mother had cancer.
However, it is a slight increase from the 10,411 people who donated in 2015/16.
Out of Rs1.93 billion, donated to the Chief Justice's Fund for the construction of dams, Rs1.91 billion was donated domestically.
On July 6 while hearing a case pretending to construction of dams and collection of donations for them the chief justice remarked no one would be allowed to grabbed the donated amount and systemic check and balance would be made to prevent corruption and misuse of power.
It's no longer new that politicians or any influential personality utilize the donated ambulances from the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) as if they own it.
Kidneys are the most common organ donated by a living person.
For the last 32 years, he has donated blood 137 times, providing the equivalent amount of blood of 12 adult males.