Trump Donates $25,000 to the 2007 Jimmy Fund Telethon to Fight Cancer

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Trump gives $25,000 to the 2007 Jimmy Fund Telethon to fight cancer and help people battling cancer.
Trump Donates $25,000 to the 2007 Jimmy Fund Telethon to Fight Cancer

Donald Trump Donation to the Jimmy Fund in 2007

The 6th annual WEEI / NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon raised more than $3.74 million for cancer research and care for adults and children at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The Radio-Telethon, held for the first time over two days, shattered the $2.9 million total fundraising last year. The 26-hour programming took place in Fenway Park and featured the personal stories of cancer patients and those in Dana-Farber whose work is supported by the Jimmy Fund.

For both Red Sox doubleheader games, pre-game ceremonies featured emotional moments. After raising more than $800,000 during the eight-hour programming on WEEI on Thursday. By 2 p.m., the amount on Fenway ‘s tally board had risen to $1.6 million, exceeding the mark of $10 million over the event’s six-year history. Just after 9 p.m., owner Frank McCourt of Los Angeles Dodger gave $50,000 to push the total to $3 million, a record for Radio-Telethon. McCourt ‘s gift was in honor of Mike Andrews, a second-baseman on the “Impossible Dream “Red Sox team in 1967 and the current Jimmy Fund chairman.

Jim Belushi threw out the first pitch of the night game was another notable part of the pre-game celebration. Before the first game, Peter Gammons was honored with the Red Sox Jimmy Fund Award for his work on behalf of the Jimmy Fund, while actor Tim Daly threw the first pitch together with adult cancer patient Matt Murray and 17-year-old Maggie Carroll. Cancer survivor and vocalist JoJo David, who lost his voice in his battle with non-Hodgkins lymphoma, showed that he had recovered it with a beautiful Star Spangled Banner rendition. Mass. native Eliza Dushku was also at the game in addition to Daly and Belushi, actor and Watertown. Donald Trump, who threw the first pitch at Radio-Telethon 2006, called in and gave $25,000.

When the Radio-Telethon concluded at midnight, the tally was $3,604,987, but there were still calls until 3 a.m. And pushed the total to $3,688,179 along with online contributions. The Jimmy Fund, founded in 1948 to raise funds for patient care and the fight against childhood cancer, supports the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s search for new cancer treatments and cures for adults and children. The National Cancer Institute recognizes Dana-Farber as one of the world’s leading cancer care and research hospitals in New England.

Trump Worked with Alonzo Mourning & Shaq to Put On the 4th Annual Charity Golf Event

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NBA All-Star Alonzo Mourning and friends Shaquille O'Neal and Donald Trump, who together hosted the 4th Annual Zo's Million Dollar Shootout on Monday, August 20, led the excitement.
NBA All-Star Alonzo Mourning and friends Shaquille O’Neal and Donald Trump together hosted the 4th Annual Zo’s Million Dollar Shootout.

This month at the Trump National Golf Club in Briarcliff Manor, New York, a competitive spirit was in the air.

NBA All-Star Alonzo Mourning and friends Shaquille O’Neal and Donald Trump, who together hosted the 4th Annual Zo’s Million Dollar Shootout on Monday, August 20, led the excitement. The three celebrities, all sharing a passion for empowering and educating young people today, came together to support Alonzo Mourning Charities, a foundation that supports underserved young people and provides them with services. Trump also donated to another basketball related charity when he donated $25,000 to the Slam Jam women’s basketball league of New York City in 2003. 

“Zo’s Million Dollar Shootout is just one of several annual fundraising events hosted by Alonzo Mourning Charities to raise awareness and funds. As long as we continue to witness the hurdles facing our young people when they grow up without resources or supportive environments, our charitable efforts will continue, “said Alonzo Mourning, Emeritus Chairman of Alonzo Mourning. “The golf tournament is a great event that brings together people who recognize our shared responsibility for investing in the future of our young people.”

The proceeds from Zo’s Million Dollar Shootout are dedicated to making a difference for children living in situations at risk.

In the ongoing pursuit of its mission to improve the lives of these young people, Alonzo Mourning Charities is building youth centers across the country in targeted areas to meet an essential need.

“This is what we know-if we can have a positive impact, we’ll make it happen. There were no questions asked. This is my second year for the charity and Alonzo and I’m so close now because I’m committed to this partnership and make a difference throughout the community,”-Shaq is part of Zo’s Million Dollar Shootout. Tournament participants had the opportunity to win one million dollars.

Although no one walked away with this year’s big prize, everyone enjoyed the popular premium gift bag when they arrived, a reception for breakfast, unlimited gourmet food and delicious drinks from sponsors Tanqueray Rangpur and Vitamin Water. Popular highlights were a live auction with exclusive opportunities, including a private dinner with Alonzo Mourning and his personal chef, a weekend package for NBA All-Star, full accommodation for the People’s Choice Awards and a unique exclusive tour of the Vatican.

The event ended with a prize ceremony honoring the day’s great winners.

 

Donald Trump was Awarded the Unicorn Children’s Foundation Shining Star Award and Helped Raise Over $1,000,000 on Behalf of Children with Neurodevelopmental Disorders

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The Unicorn Children’s Foundation 10th Anniversary Gala, the key to the Golden Palace, was a brilliant achievement and overcame its $1,000,000 target on a spectacular evening under the stars of the legendary Mar-A-Lago Club in Palm Beach.

Mr. Donald J. Trump, Grand Honorary Host and recipient of the Unicorn Children Foundation Shining Star Award, welcomed guests and told the rapid audience that “having the Unicorn Children’s Foundation here for so many years has been our honour.” “We appreciate more than 500 people who attended and participated in silent and live auctions as well as our sponsors UBS Private Bank (UBS Private Bank), Rosenberg Diamonds & Co., Ellagem, Shelley Resnick, Yocha & Aviva Schneider and Hershel and Christine Victor for their support,” said Laura Moore, 2008 Gala Chair. Mr. Trump’s Mar-A-Lago became an exotic oasis with belly dancers, living camels and Moroccan tents. To add another glitz to the already glamorous event, internationally renowned singer, songwriter and actor Pat Boone was present. Six year old prodigy Ethan Bortnick enjoyed the audience with classical and personal compositions, as well as his wit and winner of the French American Idol, Jeremie Meslati, who had a ladies swooning as he performed Hello by Lionel Richie. Florida’s famous Ziegfeld Girls won the crowd not only by their beauty, but also by their generosity, an unexpected and most spectacular $100,000 donation to the foundation. The Unicorn Children’s Foundation, an international organization devoted to education, research and awareness initiatives for children suffering from learning and communication challenges, such as autism, Aspergers, ADHD, dyslexia and other generic learning disorders.

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First Season of Trump’s Celebrity Apprentice Raises Over 1 Million Dollars for Charity

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The Celebrity Apprentice’s first season of Donald Trump helped many worthy causes. For his charity of choice named for his mother, the Carol M. Baldwin Cancer Research Fund, Stephen Baldwin has won more than once.

The final two on Thursday night’s finale, however, were the tenacious Brit Piers Morgan versus the American cowboy Trace Adkins in their quest to become the first Celebrity Apprentice to win $250,000. In addition to his work as a tabloid editor, Morgan is recognized in the US as a judge on America’s Got Talent and is known in the UK for Britain’s Got Talent. The tough as nails competitor won nine out of 11 competitions and raised over $500,000 for the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, his designated charity.

Trump helped Morgan add a total of $250,000 to his total, as he was dubbed the winner of the Celebrity Apprentice. Critics say he was playing dirty. Morgan says he played the game in order to win money for his cause. Morgan beat 12 other celebrities to win money for their chosen charity. Finally, Adkins raised funds for the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network for two opponents.

His motivation to win was driven by severe food allergies from his six-year-old daughter. The country singer performed a song that can be downloaded at the cost of contributing funds to the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network from the NBC website.

Trump Saves Ed McMahon’s Home By Buying It Out Of Foreclosure

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Trump Saves Ed McMahon's Home By Buying It Out of Foreclosure and Letting Him Live in it
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Donald The Benevolent: Trump Saves Ed McMahon’s Home

The drama and embarrassment surrounding the imminent foreclosure of Ed McMahon may be over… thanks to Donald Trump. Although the details are not finalized yet, The Donald will buy McMahon ‘s house from the lender and allow Ed to live in it. The extraordinary real estate mogul and salesmen will simply lease the property back at a discounted price to McMachon.

Trump says that helping McMahon “would be an honor.”

“When I was at the Wharton School of Business,” Trump said, “I’d watch him every night. How could this happen?” The lender had set a two-week deadline for the house to be sold, so Trump came in at the nick of time.

Donald Trump Donated $50,000 to the Jimmy Fund for Adult and Pediatric Cancer Research

 

 

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Trump Donated $50,000 to the Jimmy Fund for Adult and Pediatric Cancer Research

“Jimmy Fund” donned the famous wall, reminding everyone gathering for a baseball game about the seventh annual WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon taking place over a 36-hour period on Thursday and Friday.

The telethon, which raises money toward adult and pediatric cancer research and care at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, is on a quest to raise $4 million over that time period, and it’s making a fast start. The telethon anchored itself at the WEEI studio near Gate C in Fenway Park’s concourse, but its purpose reached out well beyond the Boston city limits. And true to form, celebrities took part early in the telethon’s goings.

Before the beginning of Thursday’s game, Sox manager Terry Francona personally delivered a donation to the WEEI studio. Others donating were Donald Trump (who gave $50,000) and actor Mike O’Malley ($10,000).

Donald Trump is the Honorary Chair of the American Cancer Society’s Inaugural Starry Night Gala

Donald Trump is the Honorary Chair of the American Cancer Society's Inaugural Starry Night Gala
Donald Trump is the Honorary Chair of the American Cancer Society’s Inaugural Starry Night Gala

The excitement, glamour and ambiance of the Starry Night Gala was a memory maker as America Cancer Society’s inaugural event made history at Trump National. The “elegant attire” event included a VIP cocktail reception, silent and live auction, and after-party. as well as, performances by Lena Bacheva and Nick Kosovich of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars and Bebel Gilberto, Grammy nominated artist.

Susan Landmesser, of Bernardsville, recognized as 2008 Event Honoree for her 25 years of philanthropic work, was presented with the Tiffany Star Award by Vivian Ahrens, of Bernardsville. Honorary Chair Donald Trump, Gala Chair Nancy Taylor, of Millburn, and Vice Chair Ed Walsh, of Basking Ridge, were joined by more than 250 supporters at the fundraiser.

“The great strides made by the American Cancer Society are inspirational, from funding 42 Nobel Prize winning cancer researchers to providing health care access for the uninsured and underinsured,” said Susan Landmesser.

Donald Trump Puts Jennifer Hudson & Family Up For Free In His Chicago Hotel After Her Mother, Brother & Nephew Found Murdered

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Jennifer Hudson received a helping hand from a very unlikely source in the wake of her family tragedy – Donald Trump.

Jennifer and some of her family stayed at Chicago’s Trump International Hotel & Tower, and Trump picked up the tab. “They’re safe,” Trump said Monday night to people. “She’s a great girl and we’re going to protect them.” Hudson stayed at the hotel since arriving in Chicago on the 24th of October-the day her mother, Darnell Donerson, and her brother, Jason Hudson, were found murdered and her nephew, Julian King, went missing. The Oscar winner and former “American Idol” star has rarely left the hotel since checking in. “She’s still in shock,” said a source. “She didn’t go out much and she’s got a lot of security.”