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January 11th, 2007

American Technion Society’s Southern Region raises $85 million

Abstract:
A recent string of major gifts have helped the American Technion Society (ATS) eclipse its campaign goal for the 1996-2006 "Shaping Israel's Future" campaign to raise $750 million for the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. This includes an astounding $88.4 million raised by the ATS Southern Region based in South Florida. Fueled by this momentum, the ATS - the leading organization raising funds for education in Israel - has announced an ambitious plan to raise an additional $250 million over the next three years, transforming the campaign into an historic quest for $1 billion.

Since the campaign's launch 10 years ago, transforming gifts toward priority projects such as the Russell Berrie Nanotechnology Institute, the Stephen and Nancy Grand Water Research Institute, the Louis and Bessie Stein Food Engineering Complex, the 800-bed Eastern Village Dormitory Complex and the Institute of Catalysis Science and Technology have propelled Israel toward ever-greater scientific achievements - including the 2004 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

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