Stories tagged: donation
Sun., Feb. 10, 2019
Private donations of musical instruments or successful campaigns for specific equipment can make a big impact for music programs at area schools, but they are extremely rare.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 22, 2018, 2:22 p.m.
Students account for about 35 percent of Spokane County’s blood donations, but during the holidays, those donations mostly dry up.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 7:39 p.m.
The world-famous metal band Metallica donated $100,000 to Spokane Community College, the school announced Thursday, saying the money will bolster workforce education programs.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018, 8:31 p.m.
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Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Amazon’s Jeff Bezos donates $10 million to veteran-focused super PAC in first major political venture
Amazon founder and chief executive Jeffrey Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie Bezos, are making their first major political contribution with a $10 million gift to a super PAC focused on …
Mon., July 23, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
A Boise-area gym on Saturday held a fundraiser to benefit the victims of the June 30 stabbing that killed one girl and injured 8 others. But as the event drew …
Thu., July 12, 2018, 9:10 a.m.
The Museum of Idaho has received a donation of more than 80,000 artifacts and specimens unearthed from a series of caves west of Idaho Falls.
UPDATED: Wed., May 16, 2018, 4:54 p.m.
Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates saw an opportunity with a new federal education law that has widespread repercussions for American classrooms.
UPDATED: Fri., April 13, 2018, 10:10 p.m.
Two alumni have pledged to give $3 million to Whitworth University to fund an administrative position overseeing the Presbyterian school’s campus ministry programs.
UPDATED: Mon., March 19, 2018, 12:51 p.m.
James Patterson has increased his annual donations for classroom libraries from $1.75 million to $2 million.
Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, noon
Students at North Central High School have given a big boost to the Spokane Guilds’ School and Neuromuscular Center.
Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 3:10 p.m.
A foundation has donated nearly $1 million to the expansion efforts of the Museum of Idaho.
Tue., Feb. 6, 2018, 6:31 p.m.
A donation of more than 19,000 pounds of beef to Northwest Harvest is benefiting community food banks and meal programs throughout Central and Eastern Washington.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 4:36 p.m.
West Valley High School band director Jim Loucks makes good on promise to present new band equipment to an Indiana drill team that captured his heart over a year ago …
Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 9:58 a.m.
An anonymous donor put $10,000 in a Salvation Army kettle in Portland.
Mon., Nov. 13, 2017, 11:54 a.m.
The Microsoft co-founder said Monday that the donation to the Dementia Discovery Fund is personal and not through his charitable foundation.
Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 4:42 p.m.
Classroom libraries from Sarasota, Florida, to Bremerton, Washington, are among thousands being given $500 donations from author James Patterson.
Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 5:20 p.m.
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are donating a total of $1 million to a dozen organizations involved in Harvey relief work, including the American Red Cross, the …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 7:10 p.m.
Apple is donating $2 million to two human rights groups as part of CEO Tim Cook’s pledge to help lead the fight against the hate that fueled the violence in …
Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 2:15 p.m.
The billionaire donated 64 million of the software maker’s shares to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on June 6, according to Securities and Exchange Commission filings released Monday. The …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 13, 2017, 12:18 p.m.
NEW YORK – Bruno Mars said Saturday he is donating $1 million from his Michigan concert to aid those affected by the Flint water crisis. The Grammy-winning star told the …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 12, 2017, 9:21 a.m.
Tue., July 11, 2017, 4:15 p.m.
A food bank in a small Washington town will get to remain in its building, thanks to former U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates.
Wed., June 7, 2017, 11:35 a.m.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is getting a $140 million donation from a former student.
Wed., April 5, 2017, 12:48 p.m.
The philanthropy established by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar will contribute $100 million to support investigative journalism, fight misinformation and counteract hate speech around the world.
Mon., April 3, 2017, 12:22 p.m.
President Donald Trump is donating the first three months of his salary to the National Park Service.
Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
An anonymous donor has pledged $5 million toward expending Oregon State University-Cascades campus in Bend.
Sun., Jan. 8, 2017, 6:35 p.m.
As temperatures dipped into the single digits in the Mid-Columbia, a group of elementary students were warmed last week with the help of mothers 2,760 miles away.
Mon., Dec. 26, 2016, 9:59 a.m.
The season of giving became personal for Andrew Rosas when he left his overnight shift at Shari’s Restaurant early this morning.
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 1:30 p.m.
A donor who wishes to remain anonymous dropped a $10,000 check into a Salvation Army kettle in western Pennsylvania.