do·na·tion /doʊˈneɪʃən/ noun plural do·na·tions
something (such as money, food, clothes, etc.) that you give in order to help a person or organization [count
] ▪ All donations are appreciated. ▪ They thanked her for the generous donation. [=gift] ▪ The organization is funded by private donations. ▪ Would you like to make a donation? [=make a contribution; give money]
] ▪ We are grateful for the donation of whatever you can afford to give.
something (such as blood or a body organ) that you give to a hospital or clinic so that it can be given to someone who needs it [count
] ▪ blood/organ donations
] ▪ trying to encourage the donation of blood/organs