Lake Oswego man pledges $25,000 for rebuilding Notre Dame
Lake Oswego resident Leo Conkle said Wednesday, April 17, that he would match donations of up to $25,000 in support of the rebuilding effort at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, which was severely damaged in an April 15 fire.
The pledge was announced by the philanthropy department at Mary's Woods, where Conkle lives. In a press release, Mary's Woods Director of Philanthropy Colette Rees said Conkle was particularly moved by the event because his family had just visited the cathedral last week.
"We must do our part to help rebuild Notre Dame and I know others would like to help out as well," Conkle said in the release. "This matching grant opportunity is there to encourage others to do what they can."
Donations can be made here. Follow the prompts at the home or donate page. Gifts must be received by May 30.
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