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News - January 6, 2012

Record $100K donated to Holiday Fund

Family's contribution is largest individual gift ever received

An anonymous $100,000 donation from a Palo Alto family foundation has propelled this year's Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund total to more than $330,000, the largest amount ever raised.

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Posted by UsuallyNotAnonymousHere, a resident of Crescent Park
on Jan 6, 2012 at 10:22 am

"It's not too late to make contributions to this year's campaign. Information is available online at The final publication of donors' names will be in the Friday, Jan. 20, edition of the Weekly."

----> [anonymously] done, just now, though shorter # of zero's. The PayPal-mediated donation checkout process is heavy-handed ito trying to push the donor to pay via PayPal.

Posted by Hmmm, a resident of East Palo Alto
on Jan 6, 2012 at 4:06 pm

So nice to read this story and the above comment. There are so many locally generous folks, even in these hard times.

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