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Raise

An increase in one's wages or salary. A company may offer a raise for seniority, exceptional work performance or some other reason. Some raises are automatic, especially to account for the cost of living, while others must be requested or earned. In the UK, a raise is sometimes called a rise.
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Bob Ackerman (Democrat): Raised $10,393 and spent $8,105.
Charity representative Gina King said she was overwhelmed by the amount: "This is an absolutely amazing amount to have been raised from the fashion show, I cannot thank these lovely ladies enough for raising money for LWA - this money really will make a big difference to our charity."
Citing a survey by Taiwan's Directorate-General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics, Lai said about 50% of private enterprises in the country have followed the example of the Cabinet's pay raise policy for the public servants and raised pays for their employees, adding, 'We are very thankful for their following the example.'
During 2017, a total of $69.90 billion was raised by the GCC central banks, namely by the Central Bank of Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, and Oman.
Data from Prime Database shows that banks have raised INR332.48bn through QIP issues to date.
Another major capital raising transaction in the first quarter was Wilcon Depot's initial public offering, which raised over P7 billion.
KUWAIT, May 22 (KUNA) -- The aggregate primary issuance of bonds and sukuk by GCC entities, including Central Banks, totaled USD118.653 billion in 2015, a 37.20 percent increase from the total amount raised in 2014, said Kuwait Financial Centre "Markaz".
Greg Abbott had $22.5 million in his campaign accounts at the end of 2015, having raised $7.1 million in the last six months of the year.
The floats in the fourth quarter included: National Commercial Bank which listed on the Saudi Stock Exchange, Tadawul, which raised $6.0 billion, making it the largest IPO during 2014 in the GCC; Dubai Parks and Resort, which listed on the Dubai Financial Market, and raised $695 million; Amanat Holdings, another DFM listing, raised $382 million; Electrical Industries, which listed on Tadawul, and raised $194 million; and Al Maha Ceramics, which listed on the Muscat Stock Exchange (MSM), and raised $21 million.
CELEBRITIES raised cash for the Children's Heart Unit Fund.
In total, Matalan stores across the North-east raised PS11,143.74, thanks to fundraising efforts from their staff and customers.
Currently leading Southern Utah University, he is working to raise $30 million for the Southern Utah Center for the Arts, $28 million of which has been raised so far.