Thursday , 9 July 2020

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Northside Hospital seeks plasma donations from recovered COVID-19 patients to treat others

Northside Hospital has a critical need for patients who recovered from COVID-19 to donate plasma to help treat other people fighting the coronavirus. Northside Hospital uses the “convalescent” plasma collected by Atlanta Blood Services to treat certain patients diagnosed with COVID-19. The hospital said the presumption is that people who have fully recovered from COVID-19 have antibodies in their plasma …

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Local service provider offering donations to help schools

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) – A program is being rejuvenated to help with these trying times and local schools are benefiting. ALLO Communications is reigniting its “ALLO for Education” program. July 1 through September 30, ALLO will donate $50 to a school of a person’s choosing when they sign up as a new customer. “You may say ‘oh $50 how …

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IRS Issues Guidance on COVID-19 Leave-Based Donation Programs | Hanson Bridgett LLP

Key Points The cash value of employees’ donated leave time paid to a qualified charitable organization in 2020 under an employer-sponsored leave donation program is not taxable wages or compensation. Employers may take a tax deduction for such payments as a business expense or a charitable contribution. To enable employees to help victims of COVID-19, employers may establish a leave-based …

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Eaton Co. Fair auction to donate meat

CHARLOTTE, Mich. (WILX) – Fair fans will be able to help the Eaton County Fair and feed people at the same time. The fair teamed up with the Greater Lansing Food Bank to get meat for people in need. Starting July 17, beef, sheep and hot dogs in an online livestock auction and donate some to food banks. It’s part …

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Houchin Community Blood Bank in need of a different donation: COVID-19 convalescent plasma | News

Houchin Community Blood Bank already has a tough time getting people through the door to donate blood when there’s not a pandemic, but now it’s facing another challenge: getting those who have recovered from the coronavirus to donate convalescent plasma. For those who have been previously diagnosed with COVID-19 and recovered from the illness, their blood plasma, which is rich in antibodies, …

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