donation donation  /doʊ ˈneɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a voluntary gift (as of money or service or ideas) made to some worthwhile cause
  2. (n) act of giving in common with others for a common purpose especially to a charity

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Egg donation is becoming a big business in tough economic times.
  2. But legal organ donations remain rare in India.
  3. With the sagging economy affecting overall charitable donations nationwide, the Salvation Army is braced for a disappointing kettle campaign this year.

News

  1. VIDEO: Donation saves Fourth of July fireworks in Norristown

    An $8,000 donation from the Valley Forge Casino Resort in Upper Merion was presented June 6 to Norristown officials for a fireworks display July 4 at Elmwood Park.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Montgomery Life

  2. SuddenLink Makes Donation

    Brookfield Parks and Recreation Director Karen Grant (2nd from right) accepts a donation from Suddenlink in support of the construction of the new broadcast booth at Rusk Park’s softball field. Also pictured, from left, are Suddenlink Customer Service Rep. David Foster, Suddenlink Plant Manager Brent Lovell, and Volunteer Carl Stiltz.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Linn County Leader

  3. Walgreens Donation Helps Provide 35,000 Doses of Flu Vaccine to At-Risk Populations in Laos and Nicaragua

    DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Building upon a successful public-private initiative to help create greater access to seasonal flu vaccine in developing countries, Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) today announced a donation to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) to help make 35,000 doses of flu vaccine available to at-risk populations in Laos and Nicaragua. Working with PAHO and the ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Business Wire

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Quotes

  1. "I wanted to ensure that my donation would be used immediately to meet the needs of the Haitian people affected by this catastrophic event," said Bullock in a statement.
    on Jan 15, 2010 By: Sandra Bullock Source: ABC News

  2. "There was a request for a donation," says Charlie. "Without getting into it here ...... there is a specific document relating to this that I am going to reserve for a court."
    on Aug 7, 2007 By: Charlie Sheen Source: Entertainment Tonight

  3. "The children I have met through my involvement with Childrens Hospital have truly touched my heart," Hilton said in a statement. "I am proud to make a donation and lend my name to the fundraising effort to help children who are facing...
    on Jun 26, 2008 By: Paris Hilton Source: FOXNews

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