Anonymous donor gives Oakland school district $6 million


OAKLAND (KRON) — A huge windfall for the Oakland Unified School District, an anonymous donor has given the district $6 million, as well as $28 million to other Oakland agencies.

District officials said the gift will make an enormous difference in many lives.

Oakland schools spokesman Troy Flint said the multi-million dollar grant just given to kids in Oakland will help them. And it is not just Oakland schools directly benefiting from the cash.

The total grant is $34 million. That money will go toward various Oakland agencies that will also benefits kids and families.

The San Francisco foundation is managing the large-scale investment, but all the district knows is that it came from an anonymous East Bay donor.

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