Campaign raises money for rebuilding
NEWS IN BRIEF — Posted Dec. 12, 2005
The Massachusetts Medical Society & Alliance Charitable Foundation said a matching gift fund-raising effort raised more than $100,000 to help Gulf states physicians rebuild practices hit by Hurricane Katrina.
The foundation created the Disaster Relief Campaign with $10,000 from the medical society and $1,000 from its Alliance. Donations and matching gifts from the medical society and the alliance brought the total to $100,303.
The Baton Rouge Area Foundation, acting as the fiscal agent for the Louisiana State Medical Society, and the Mississippi State Medical Assn. Foundation will identify who needs assistance and determine the amount of money to give each physician.
Note: This item originally appeared at http://www.ama-assn.org/amednews/2005/12/12/prbf1212.htm.