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donate

(dō′nāt′, dō-nāt′)
v. do·nated, do·nating, do·nates
v.tr.
1. Medicine To provide (blood, tissue, or an organ) for transfusion, implantation, or transplant.
2. Chemistry To provide (an electron or atom, for example) for combination with an acceptor.

do′na·tor n.
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Blood donors usually record low risk of heart attack, hence the need for healthy individuals to donate at least 500 milligrams of blood four times a year, he noted.
While charitable remainder trusts can potentially be profitable, Estroff and Carovano stated that those who typically donate do so because of a strong interest in philanthropy.
Results of studies linking blood donation behavior to identity theory have demonstrated that salience of the blood donor role, defining oneself as a blood donor, social relationships tied to blood donation, and others' expectations to donate were all found to predict both previous and future blood donation behaviors (Callero, 1985; Callero, Howard, & Piliavin, 1987).
Example 7: E donates a painting that she has held as an investment to a community hospital.
The government also forfeits a huge chunk of tax revenue to a much less conspicuous group: people who donate their cars to charity and take a deduction.
The Smiths donate $1,000 to The VRG every year for promotion of vegetarian options in restaurants and other food service venues.
At EcologyFund, more than 100,000 visitors each month dick to donate sponsors' money to protect wilderness, plant trees and reduce pollution.
When I receive unexpected money, I donate 10 percent of it to Catholic Relief Services.
But fewer than 5 percent of people who can donate blood take the time to do it.
Rather than throw out that too-small skirt or the recliner that doesn't match the sofa, donate those items to charitable organizations.
Hundreds of corporations donate inventory to charity and have found, especially during a recession, that the practice has benefits beyond the tax deduction.
To get the tissues within six hours at the latest -- considered the critical parameter -- the bank has enlisted the help of the Governor's office and the Civil Air Patrol, whose members within a seven-state area donate their flying time.