Skip to comments.Helmsley estate: $136M to charity, $1M to dogs
Posted on 04/21/2009 11:46:21 AM PDT by NormsRevenge
NEW YORK Trustees of real estate baroness Leona Helmsley's estate say they're giving $136 million to charity with just $1 million going to the dogs.
Helmsley's estate announced 53 charitable grants Tuesday, the bulk of which went to New York City hospitals and medical research. The largest grant, $40 million, went to a digestive diseases center at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, while $35 million went to start two research facilities in Helmsley's name at Mount Sinai Medical Center.
The estate for Helmsley who died in 2007 at age 87 divided $1 million equally to 10 animal rights charities, including the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and several groups that train guide dogs for the blind.
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A Dog named Trouble
lawyers are loving litigating this one.
September 29, 2008
The legal battle over trust funds for pets.
by Jeffrey Toobin
It was a 'woof' and bumpy ride.
Of course to Leona, Cruelty to Humans was perfectly Okey-Dokey.
I thought she took it with her.
Not this trip. ;-)
I think she will be lying in a very urine soaked grave for a long while.
speaking of urine soaked