The donation from Gerald and Ronnie Chan shows growing interest in finding advanced techniques to help reduce the risks that make people sick.
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The annual event, attended by celebrities, heads of state, and business leaders, usually attracts billions of dollars in gifts for nonprofits.
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The ALS Foundation is on an urgent quest to hang on to the new donors who gave because of the ice-bucket challenge.
Darren Walker is refocusing the organization on urban issues, as well as peace and global security.