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Holiday Fund awards $400K in grants

Weekly surpasses $5 million mark in the 20th year of the Holiday Fund

For its 20th annual Holiday Fund, the Palo Alto Weekly awarded $400,000 in grants -- the greatest amount given in the fund's history -- collected from just under 500 donors, the Weekly announced at a reception on Monday night, April 21.

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Posted by What about the animals
a resident of Midtown
on Apr 22, 2014 at 11:01 am

As I recall, it was 200K or 250K, that Animal Services were cut -- link -
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Very nice to see all these contributions and pats on the back. But, $2,500 to the Animal Shelter?

Can anyone give some insight on how they are doing?


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Posted by Nora Charles
a resident of Stanford
on Apr 25, 2014 at 3:59 am

Nora Charles is a registered user.

I agree, far more should have been given to the Animal Shelter, at least $10,000. Oh well, animals can't speak or vote, so they're usually last on the list.


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