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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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In the sample we have found a case in which the presence of psychopathology indicated a need for dismissal as a candidate for living donorship, which represents 4% of the total.
The second Africa-EU summit took place in Lisbon, Portugal in 2007 where both sides agreed to move from donorship to partnership and to address together the new challenges and opportunities at the global level.
Citing "The Principles and Practice of Good Humanitarian Donorship," CCIC (2007, p.
is trying to relocate the burden of donorship on other developed countries - the European states and Japan--a perception that risked diminishing Washington's authority within the club of the rich nations.
The opportunity provided by anonymous donorship supported their resistance to dominant discourses about the importance of genetic fathers for children's well-being, while remaining sensitive to their children's curiosity.
The issue of reciprocity is particularly important when advocating for social change over charity, and "ownership over donorship" (Randel, German, Cordiero, & Baker, 2005, p.
The Public Health Ministry will hold the charity blood donorship campaign devoted to the World Blood Donor Day on June 13 in the State Historical Museum at Ala Too central square.The National Blood Center marks the World Donor Day the fourth year.
*Professor Emeritus Maurice Slapak, founder of the European Society of Organ Transplantation (ESOT), has been given the Karel Pavlik Foundation's annual award for his contributions to the development of the donorship and transplant programme in the Czech Republic and the world.
Nonprofit marketing consultant McLeish describes how to custom tailor donorship opportunities to meet the needs of the organization and the philanthropist and explains the new boundaries of fundraising, the need for a new mindset on the part of all participants, the new tools for getting what you need to meet your mission statement, the importance of running a nonprofit like a well-managed business, and the need for a cultural approach to donorship.
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Employing a journalistic style that incorporates frequent real-world anecdotes, she explores the politics of abortion, economic and ethical issues of egg donorship and surrogate motherhood, choices arising from the growing popularity of fertility drugs, social consequences of genetically- related siblings in non-related families from egg and sperm donors, and a range of other topics.