Hurricane Relief Fund Aids Health Care Workers
The Hurricane Sandy Health Care Employee Relief Fund has distributed the $637,158 raised through its efforts, with checks going to 47 local health care organizations to assist more than 4,000 workers who suffered significant losses in the disaster.
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Funds were allocated to member organizations of the sponsoring associations, including hospitals, health care systems, nursing homes, and visiting nurse associations throughout the region, based largely on the numbers of qualifying employees; all funds raised were distributed. Those distributions, ranging from $269 to $45,488, went to:
- Long Island: $152,747 to 9 organizations representing 781 employees in need;
- New Jersey: $216,369 to 25 organizations representing 1,536 employees in need;
- New York City: $268,040 to 13 organizations representing 1,807 employees in need.
For more information, please see our press release (which predates a final distribution of $28,441).
Resources for family caregivers and health care providers are available at our Next Step in Care website.