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From all walks of life, donations pour in

Jim Ansara of Shawmut Design and Construction and his wife, Karen Keating Ansara, donated $1 million to the relief effort. Jim Ansara of Shawmut Design and Construction and his wife, Karen Keating Ansara, donated $1 million to the relief effort. (Essdras M Suarez/Globe Staff)
By Megan Woolhouse
Globe Staff / January 15, 2010

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They followed news accounts of the devastation in Haiti, horrified. And then they gave to a country that only a few had ever visited, and many knew little about. From $5 sent via cellphone text messages to $1 million from the founder of a Boston construction company, money and other assistance from the region poured in yesterday. (Full article: 1045 words)

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