Lexington couple makes $10 million donation to UK - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Lexington couple makes $10 million donation to UK

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Lexington couple has given millions of dollars to make a big impact on University of Kentucky students.

UK announced a $10 million gift from the Don Jacobs Senior Charitable Foundation. Approximately $8 million will go toward a new science building, which will be named after Don and Cathy Jacobs.

The school says the other $2 million will pay for academic and research investments.

Don Jacobs ran a car dealership until his death last year.

The couple has donated a total of more than $20 million to UK.

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