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Seattle Children’s will name building after $187M donor MacDonald

Seattle Children’s will name building after $187M donor MacDonald

Source: Puget Sound Business Journal

Seattle Children’s Research Institute will name Building 1 after Seattle philanthropist Jack Rupert MacDonald. MacDonald passed away in September, leaving a legacy of $187.6 million to be shared by Seattle Children’s Research Institute, the University of Washington School of Law and the Salvation Army. Seattle Children’s will receive 40 percent, or $75 million, of the gift, which was announced in November.

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