English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "donate"

We should clean out the storage room, and donate a bunch of stuff to the Salvation ArmyHe donates blood to the Red Cross at least twice a year.

We should clean out the storage room, and donate a bunch of stuff to the Salvation Army.

An anonymous donor has contributed over $100,000 to our campaign to clean up the river.

We donated all our old clothes to Big Brothers.

The Red Cross is asking for donations of clothing and money for the victims of the tornado.

He believes that everyone should donate 10% of their earnings to charity.

He had been a blood donor for over 25 years, but he had to stop giving blood after he contracted hepatitis while travelling.

Whoopi Goldberg once remarked that if every American donated five hours a week to a good cause, it would equal the labor of 20 million full-time volunteers.

Businessman Andrew Carnegie donated about $330 million to libraries, research projects, and world peace endeavors.

More than 60 percent of all recipients of organ donations are between the ages of 18 and 49.

As of 1996, Japan was the largest foreign aid donor in the world.

When famine struck Africa in 1985-86, India made the second largest donation of grain to help the starving.

Drug traffickers in Bolivia often make charitable donations to poor communities to win public support.

In August of 1950, the United Nations moved to a new permanent location in New York City on land donated by the Rockefeller family.

After winning $54,000 as part of the Nobel Peace Prize, Martin Luther King donated the money to support civil rights in the United States.

When your computer gets old, and you want to replace it, consider donating it to a local school instead of throwing it in the garbage.

The environmental organization Greenpeace does not accept donations from governments or corporations.

Discussion question: Have you ever donated money, time or other things to a specific cause? Talk about it.

Find someone who has donated blood.


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