25Feb/17

SMCC Endowment fund receives largest gift in school’s history – Monroe Evening News


Monroe Evening News
SMCC Endowment fund receives largest gift in school’s history
Monroe Evening News
The donor is not related to the Millers nor are they a regular long-standing supporter of SMCC, said Sean Jorgensen, school president. “Denny Miller and the donor did know each other through business, community and charitable connections,” Mr

25Feb/17

UN, hosts thank donors at Oslo Conference on Boko Haram crisis – Premium Times


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UN, hosts thank donors at Oslo Conference on Boko Haram crisis
Premium Times
The United Nations and hosts of Friday’s Oslo Humanitarian Conference on Northeast Nigeria and the Lake Chad Region have expressed appreciation to donors for their pledges aimed at addressing the humanitarian crisis brought about by years of Boko Haram
Donors pledge $670 million at UN-backed conference to support aid operations in Lake Chad regionUN News Centre
Nigeria: Donors Pledge N210 Billion to Prevent Famine in Northeast Nigeria, Lake Chad RegionAllAfrica.com
Bridging humanitarian, development nexus ‘central theme’ at Lake Chad Basin conferenceDevex

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25Feb/17

Nigeria: Donors Pledge N210 Billion to Prevent Famine in Northeast Nigeria, Lake Chad Region – AllAfrica.com


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Nigeria: Donors Pledge N210 Billion to Prevent Famine in Northeast Nigeria, Lake Chad Region
AllAfrica.com
The UN Emergency Relief Coordinator, Stephen O’Brien, in a related report said the summit’s host country, Norway, led efforts by pledging $192 million of the $672 million promised by international donors. Mr. O’Brien said further contributions were
Donors pledge $670m at Oslo Conference on Boko Haram crisisNIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
Donors pledge $670 million at UN-backed conference to support aid operations in Lake Chad regionUN News Centre
Bridging humanitarian, development nexus ‘central theme’ at Lake Chad Basin conferenceDevex

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25Feb/17

One Step Closer To Expanding Organ Donor Registry – FOX Illinois


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One Step Closer To Expanding Organ Donor Registry
FOX Illinois
Jesse White’s legislation to expand the organ tissue donor registry that would allow 16- and 17-year-olds to register as organ donors passed the House committee. (WRSP File Photo). AA. SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WRSP) — The state of Illinois now has a chance

25Feb/17

China’s top legislature wraps up bi-monthly session – CCTV


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China’s top legislature wraps up bi-monthly session
CCTV
The third reading specified that Red Cross societies could participate in and promote blood, body and organ donations, and could carry out work related to stem cell donations. It stated that leading supervisors at all Red Cross societies must be chosen …
Law passed to boost trust in Red CrossShanghai Daily (subscription)

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25Feb/17

Florida doctor turns to Facebook to search for a kidney donor – Springfield News Sun


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Florida doctor turns to Facebook to search for a kidney donor
Springfield News Sun
He was placed on the deceased donor kidney transplant list that could mean a seven-year wait for a donation. But within six months of creating his Facebook page, “New Kidney for Stu,” Himmelstein was contacted by several strangers across the globe who …

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25Feb/17

11th Annual ‘Heroes Behind The Badges’ Blood Drive Sets Record – Vermillion Plain Talk

11th Annual ‘Heroes Behind The Badges’ Blood Drive Sets Record
Vermillion Plain Talk
The departments did a great job encouraging donors to give the gift of live. In the end it was the Vermillion Fire/EMS Department bringing home the trophy with 57 donation votes vs. Vermillion l;aw with 53 donation votes. During the blood drive donors