Anonymous Donor Gives Millions to Groups in and Around Lincoln
MILFORD, Neb. (AP) — An
anonymous donor who has given nearly $7 million to nine groups and
organizations in Milford has also given around $26 million more to 32
entities and charitable organizations in or near Lincoln.
Union Bank & Trust, acting for the donor, is notifying the new
recipients. The 32 range in size from Nebraska Wesleyan University down
to the village of Douglas, which has 173 residents.
The gifts are
stock in Farmers & Merchants Investment Inc., a corporation that has
majority ownership in Union Bank & Trust Co.
A bank officer
wrote in an email that the donor wanted to show "sincere appreciation to
the community of Lincoln, state of Nebraska and all those who have made
Union Bank successful over the past 50 years."