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Mrs. Lily Safra to Make Charitable Donations on Three Continents: Two UK Institutions to Receive Support
By: PR Newswire
Mar. 2, 2009 04:28 AM
Both King's College,
Mrs. Safra comments: "By transforming the purchase deposit into an act of giving, I would like to encourage all who can do so to support medical research, patient care, education, and other important humanitarian causes during these times of economic uncertainty."
The funds would be available from a deposit made by those who had wished to purchase the Villa Leopolda and who have since decided not to go ahead with the transaction.
This latest giving continues a long tradition: together with her husband,
The beneficiaries and the approximate amounts that they would each receive are:
- EUR 1,000,000: King's College, London (Neuroscience Research) - EUR 1,000,000: Imperial College, London (Neuroscience Research) - EUR 7,000,000: Claude Pompidou Institute for Alzheimer's Disease, Nice - EUR 8,000,000: Institute for Brain and Spinal Cord Disorders, Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital, Paris - EUR 1,000,000: Sidaction: Together Against AIDS, France - EUR 1,000,000: A Window to Tomorrow - A Computer for Every Child, Israel - EUR 3,000,000: Edmond and Lily Safra Children's Hospital, Tel Hashomer, Israel - EUR10,000,000: Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Harvard University, Massachusetts - EUR 2,000,000: Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, New York - EUR 2,000,000: Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village, Rwanda
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