Stories tagged: donation
Wed., April 5, 2017, 12:48 p.m.
A $100 million goal to boost journalism, fight for facts
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.
Trump donates first 3 months of salary to Park Service
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.
Anonymous donor pledges $5 million to OSU’s Bend campus
An anonymous donor has pledged $5 million toward expending Oregon State University-Cascades campus in Bend.
Sun., Jan. 8, 2017, 6:35 p.m.
Kennewick students warmed by help from faraway island town
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.
Yakima County sheriff’s deputy shows man true meaning of season of giving
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.
Anonymous donor puts $10,000 check in Salvation Army kettle
A donor who wishes to remain anonymous dropped a $10,000 check into a Salvation Army kettle in western Pennsylvania.
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 7:51 a.m.
Yakima medical group will pay $4.5 million settlement in charity care case
Yakima Regional Medical and Cardiac Center and its parent company have agreed to a $4.5 million settlement in a class action lawsuit over the hospital’s charity care practices.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 10:39 a.m.
Donation could speed removal of aging Nelson Dam
The Nelson Dam on the Naches River has hampered salmon trying to migrate upstream for nearly a century, while preventing tons of sediment from being carried downstream where it’s needed.
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 9:41 a.m.
Teacher, librarian leaves $500,000 estate to Missoula Public Library
A former Missoula public school teacher and librarian has left her estate to the foundation for the Missoula Public Library’s children’s programming.
Tue., Oct. 25, 2016, 10:26 a.m.
Gates Foundation gives University of Washington $210 million
The University of Washington is getting $210 million from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to help build a new facility to advance efforts to improve the health and well-being …
Sat., Oct. 15, 2016, 9:12 p.m.
$24 million donation to benefit University of Montana
The University of Montana is the recipient of a $24 million donation that will benefit its forestry and global leadership program.
Thu., Oct. 13, 2016, 4:13 p.m.
Japanese battleship flag donated at Pearl Harbor
A Japanese navy flag that flew on the battleship of the man who planned the attack on Pearl Harbor was donated Thursday to the National Park Service.
Tue., Sept. 27, 2016, 10:38 a.m.
Oregon Shakespeare Festival receives $5 million donation
The Oregon Shakespeare Festival has received a $5 million donation, the second-largest individual contribution the festival has ever received.
Fri., Sept. 23, 2016, 5:39 p.m.
Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs gives $1 million to alma mater Howard U.: ‘I was blessed’
Sean “Diddy” Combs will give $1 million to the School of Business at Howard University for scholarships for undergraduate business majors and internships with his companies.
Tue., Sept. 6, 2016, 3:08 p.m.
Trump seeks distance from donation supporting Florida AG
Donald Trump spoke to Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi before his charity cut a 2013 check to support her re-election effort, but his campaign said Tuesday the two never discussed …
Mon., Sept. 5, 2016, 3:29 p.m.
Trump says he never discussed $25,000 donation with Florida attorney general
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said Monday that he “never spoke to” Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi about a $25,000 donation from his foundation to a group with connections to …
Sun., July 17, 2016, 9:17 a.m.
Oregon orchard donates tons of cherries to the needy
The group Farmers Ending Hunger has lined up a large donation of cherries from a prominent orchardist in The Dalles.
Wed., July 13, 2016, 10:14 a.m.
Leonardo DiCaprio’s foundation announces $15.6 million in grants
Leonardo DiCaprio is upping the ante in his environmental philanthropy: His foundation has announced $15.6 million in grants for conservation efforts.
Thu., May 26, 2016, 1:51 p.m.
Paul Allen gives $500,000 toward Seattle station’s new home
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has donated $500,000 toward Seattle public radio station KEXP to help it pay for its new home at Seattle Center. The money pushes the station’s fundraising …
Fri., April 29, 2016, 2:27 p.m.
Tacoma light rail to remain free after major donation
The Tacoma light rail will remain free after a major donation from the Tacoma Business Improvement Area.
Thu., March 3, 2016, 7:16 a.m.
Google donates $1M to help fight Zika virus spread
Google is donating $1 million to fight the spread of the Zika virus and help engineers and data scientists determine where it will hit next.
Tue., Feb. 9, 2016, 2:50 p.m.
Donated plane’s imperfections appreciated at Spokane Community College
Last month the Spokane Community College Aviation Maintenance Program was given an airplane. The plane, which was built by a local lawyer, is made of fiberglass and features all the …
Fri., Nov. 8, 2013, midnight
Utility sale to Avista means $40 million windfall for Alaska charity
JUNEAU, Alaska – The longtime owner of a Juneau power company plans to donate about $40 million to a community foundation there, part of the proceeds from the sale of …
Wed., Oct. 2, 2013, midnight
WSU plans new art museum, receives $5 million gift
With the announcement of a $5 million donation from the Jordan D. Schnitzer Family Foundation, Washington State University will begin public fundraising efforts to bring a new art museum to …
Sun., July 14, 2013, midnight
Cross-country cyclist wraps up fundraising trek
Jameson Davis isn’t much different from other 15-month-old boys. He’s an energetic baby with a mop of blond ringlets curling down his face. But there is one thing that makes …
Thu., Sept. 22, 2011, 11:31 a.m.
Ice arena to be named for Frontier Communications
A nonprofit ice arena that has been rebuilding since a 2008 roof collapse received a major boost Thursday when Frontier Communications announced a seven-year, $175,000 contribution.
Thu., Dec. 24, 2009, midnight
CV bus drivers spread Christmas cheer
The presents were stacked on the table with care, in the hopes that a bus driver soon would be there. The three mounds of gifts were donated by the Central …
Thu., Aug. 13, 2009, midnight
Teen’s gift helps keep K-9s safe
Emily Thies, a 15-year-old high school student, has donated her pet-sitting money to help protect the K-9 dogs that work with Spokane County sheriff’s deputies. “I love animals,” she said.
Wed., July 15, 2009, 10:55 a.m.
Coeur d’Alene Tribe gives $1.8 million to schools
Two colleges, 15 school districts and a drug-addiction program received donations totaling $1.8 million from the Coeur d’Alene Tribe this week in an annual distribution of a portion of its …
Thu., Aug. 28, 2008, midnight
Cheers for new uniforms
Rogers High School cheerleaders won’t be outclassed by anyone when they take the field this fall. The 14-member squad now has four sets of new uniforms – worth nearly $30,000 …