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Decorated Army Veteran, Placentia Police Lieutenant Lives On Through Kidney Donation

Ken Alexander lives on after his kidneys were donated to two people within the last 24 hours – a move his family says was his final act of giving.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/11/2014

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LACMA To Receive Largest Donation Of Art In Museum’s History

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art announced Thursday that it has been promised at least 47 paintings valued at $500 million. The gift marked the largest donation of art in the museum’s history.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/06/2014

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City Councilmen Call For End To FDA Ban On Gay Blood Donors

Los Angeles city officials introduced a resolution Tuesday calling for the U.S. government to lift a longstanding prohibition on gay men giving blood at donation drives.

09/09/2014

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Giving Change For Change: Pasadena Parking Meter Proceeds Benefit Homeless

The next time you park your car in Pasadena the change you put in the meter could go on to change someone’s life.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/13/2014

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UCLA Rejects $3M Gift From Donald Sterling For Kidney Research

Researchers at UCLA will return a portion of a $3 million pledge that Clippers owner Donald Sterling made to support kidney research, school officials announced Tuesday.

04/29/2014

Bill Nye as himself in the 1993 to 1998 television program "Bill Nye the Science Guy."

Anonymous Donor Gives Planetary Society Astronomical Donation

The Pasadena-based space society founded by Carl Sagan announced Monday that it has received a $4.2 million donation — the largest single contribution in its history.

03/17/2014

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USC Receives $6.6M Gift For Japanese Study Center

A Buddhist order has donated $6.6 million to the University of Southern California to promote the study of Japanese religions and culture at the university.

03/15/2014

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LA Regional Food Bank Campaigns For Donations On ‘Giving Tuesday’

The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank Tuesday asked the public for food and monetary donations as part of the national “Giving Tuesday” campaign.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/03/2013

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5K Turkeys Donated During Annual Giveaway In Compton

More than 5,000 turkeys were donated to local families in need Monday during a Thanksgiving giveaway in Compton.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/25/2013

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‘Team Rubicon’ Headed To Philippines To Help Victims

A group known as Team Rubicon started as an idea by two former Marines who wanted to help with relief efforts in earthquake-ravaged Haiti in January 2010.

11/10/2013

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Swedish Family Donates 4-Pound Bag Of Sand To Port Hueneme

For one Ventura County beach city, every grain of sand counts.

10/25/2013

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Rapper The Game Donates $10K For Funeral Of Girl Killed Outside Moreno Valley Party

Well-known rapper The Game has donated $10,000 for the funeral of a 6-year-old girl who was gunned down in an apparent gang-related shooting outside of a party in Moreno Valley over the weekend.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/11/2013

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Walton Family Donates $20M For Hundreds Of New LA Teachers

Los Angeles will get 700 new teachers thanks to a $20 million donation from the Walton Family Foundation to a nonprofit that recruits college graduates to teach in public schools.

07/31/2013

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Hemet Firefighters Donate Funds To Families Of Local Fallen Hotshot Crew Members

The Hemet Firefighters Association Tuesday voted to give community funds to the families of two firefighters killed battling a wildfire in Arizona.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/02/2013

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Homeless Man, 77, Scrounges Up Cash From Strangers To Help Others In Need

A 77-year-old homeless man saved up the money he scrounged from strangers to help other people in need.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/02/2013

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