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A $30 Million Gift to Build an Addiction Treatment Center. Then Staffers Had to Run It.

DECATUR, Ill. — The question came out of the blue, or so it seemed to Crossing Healthcare CEO Tanya Andricks: If you had $30 million to design an addiction treatment facility, how would you do it? The interim sheriff of Macon County, Illinois, posed the question in 2018 as he and Andricks discussed the community’s needs. When she responded that she’d have to do some research, she was told not to take too long because the offer wouldn’t be there forever. “I thought: ‘Oh, my God, he’s serious,’” Andricks said. That sheriff was Howard Buffett, the philanthropist son of billionaire investor Warren Buffett. The younger Buffett e...

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