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RETIRED MAILMAN UPDATE: UPDATE! The retirement of beloved postman GoFundMe raises more than $ 20,000 in donations

0 UPDATE! Retirement of Beloved Postman GoFundMe Brings More Than $ 20,000 MARIETTA, Ga. – A Twitter thread that records the story of postman Floyd Martins last working day in Marietta, Georgia, after 35 years of service has reached and thousands An overwhelming response has been sparked both in sentiment and dollar signs, ABC News reports. ] After the thread …

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Abortion groups see donations as Alabama's law attracts the attention of activists and candidates

In four days, the National Abortion Fund Network raised $ 504,000 from more than 18,000 people to fund abortions, according to Executive Director Yamani Hernandez. That's almost double the 9,500 donations that the group receives annually, she said. "I think people have our backs," said Hernandez, whose organization supports 76 other funds in 41 states that help low-income women pay …

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New York's Met museum to shun Sackler family donations

Image copyright Image caption The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced it wants to stop accepting gifts from the Sackler family, linked to OxyContin                  New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art said on Wednesday that it will come from the US Sackler Family, made by the production of opioids. The billionaire family owns Purdue Pharma, a company that manufactures opioids …

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In return, Pete Buttigieg reimburses $ 30,000 in lobbyist donations

Buttigieg's Campaign Manager Mike Schmuhl said in an email on Friday that the campaign would return $ 30,250 from 39 individuals. "Mayor Pete is not influenced by special interest money, and we understand that the promise of this pledge is an important part of that commitment," Schmuhl said in the email to followers. "Committing to our collective values ​​not only …

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Cory Booker's tax returns show charitable donations over 10 years

Sen. Cory Booker, a New Jersey Democrat and current presidential candidate from 2020, released ten tax returns Wednesday night – and a financial standout compared to the other Democratic candidates. In 2018, Booker made $ 152,639 (his US Senate salary); he paid $ 22,781 in taxes (a tax rate of 19%); and he donated $ 24,000 to charity. His charitable …

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Yellow Vest protesters say Notre Dame donations are better used to fight poverty

The $ 1 billion raised for the reconstruction of the fire-damaged Notre Dame sparked outrage among the Yellow Vest protesters in Paris, who say the huge sum could be better spent on fighting poverty. Their resistance raged on in the French capital on Saturday, as masked demonstrators threw stones at the government, burned down motorbikes and plundered businesses. By the …

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Notre-Dame-Cathedral: The donations of the billionaires awaken repercussions

CLOSE After a massive fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, thousands of people have made an effort to rebuild the landmark. Buzz60 Several French billionaires joined an international effort to build the Notre-Dame Cathedral this week after a fire had partially destroyed the popular historic building. But the speed and scope of these donations has sparked a debate …

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Beto O'Rourke confronted at town hall about stingy charitable donations

2020 presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke was confronted by a voter at a town hall on Tuesday about sharing his charitable giving, recently released his tax bill. The filings show the couple had given $ 1,166 to charity in 2017 despite having a combined income of $ 370,412, which is roughly one-third of 1 percent of their income. According to The …

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Ilhan Omar attracts large donations while controversially debating in Congress

The Democrats raised more than $ 832,000 in Congress in their first three months – an important role that puts them ahead of other members of Parliament in Minnesota's delegation and several other closely watched first-democrats. About half of Omar's first quarter haul came from individuals who contributed $ 200 or less – a measure of grassroots financial support, as …

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Chief of the Coast Guard: "Unacceptable" that service employees have to rely on dining kitchens, donations in the middle of a standstill

The US Coast Guard commander on Tuesday called it "unacceptable" for members of the military to turn to food kitchens and donations during the ongoing government downturn. Commander Adm. Karl Schultz said in a video message to Coast Guard Twitter members "should not be expected to carry the burden of shutdown," causing members to miss payrolls. Schultz also said he …

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