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OHSU’s Anonymous $100 Million Donor is One Tough Mother

August 25, 2014 / Phil Lesch

Willamette Week
August 20th, 2014

On July 28, Oregon Health & Science University announced a $100 million contribution from an anonymous donor.

WW has learned that anonymous donor is Gert Boyle, the chairwoman of Columbia Sportswear whose role in the "one tough mother" advertising campaign brought the company widespread attention.

Boyle, 90, owns Columbia stock worth more than $400 million, according to the company's most recent annual report.

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