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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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According to NHS Blood and Transplant, if all 835 refusing families had backed donation, it would have led to an additional 2,500 extra transplants.
Please send donations to Bob Dunn, 135 Gibbons Road, Harrisburg IL 62946.
Medication does not prevent the ability to give a blood donation. Though depending on the medication you are taking, you may have to halt giving a donation, according to Blood Connect.
CONTACTLESS card technology could be rolled out at museums across Tyne and Wear in an attempt to boost donations.
Promoting Bitcoin, and taking donations in the digital currency can help to achieve both of these goals, according to Hsiao.
A donation review and acceptance committee will also be established to oversee the whole donation process.
In many countries, including Pakistan, blood donations are typically at their lowest during May and June.
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.
BEIJING:China ranks first in Asia in terms of the annual number of organ transplants and donations, the Red Cross Society of China (RCSC) said at a memorial service for organ donators in Central China's Hubei Province.
The impact of 1-donor can save up to 8-lives through organ donation and save and heal more than 75-lives through eye and tissue donation.
The best source from which the participants heard about blood donation was friends 259(55.2%).

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