11
Feb
09

$1 Million Donation to the University of Georgia from the Richards Family

The family of the late Alice Richards has elected to give $1 million of her estate to the State Botanical Garden at the University of Georgia for the creation of a children’s garden in her name.  Ms. Richards, widow of Roy Richards, the founder and CEO of Southwire, was a charter member of the Botanical Garden’s Board of Advisors and one of the garden’s most devoted supporters. This is one of the largest gifts the garden has received from an individual, according to Georgia Front Page.


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