3x TIMES the MONEY that CALFEE raises will go to 'ONE FUND'
So here's the scoop-
The Arthur D. Calfee Insurance Agency, Inc. is proud to join the business community to support those most affected by the tragic events at the Boston Marathon.
The Arthur D. Calfee Insurance Agency, with offices located in the Homeport Office Complex at 336 Gifford Street in Falmouth and across the street of the North Falmouth Ball Field at 121 County Road will be raising money for the Boston Strong - 'One Fund.'
From now, April 29th to June 1st, 2013, the Arthur D. Calfee Insurance Agency will be raising 'One Fund' to turn in to 'One' large supporter who has agreed to match 3x TIMES the amount raised by Calfee Insurance, meaning they will match donations on a $3 to $1 basis up to $1,000 in total from the supporter.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Tom Menino have announced the formation of 'The One Fund Boston, Inc.' to help the people most affected by the tragic events that occurred in Boston on April 15, 2013.
AP | By LINDSEY TANNER
Cost of amputating a leg? At least $20,000. Cost of an artificial leg? More than $50,000 for the most high-tech models. Cost of an amputee's rehab? Often tens of thousands of dollars more.
These are just a fraction of the medical expenses victims of the Boston Marathon bombing will face.
The mammoth price tag is probably not what patients are focusing on as they begin the long healing process. But friends and strangers are already setting up fundraisers and online crowd-funding sites, and a huge Boston city fund has already collected more than $23 million in individual and corporate donations.
No one knows yet if those donations – plus health insurance, hospital charity funds and other sources – will be enough to cover the bills. Few will even hazard a guess as to what the total medical bill will be for a tragedy that killed three people and wounded more than 260. At least 15 people lost limbs, and other wounds include head injuries and tissue torn apart by shrapnel.
Please visit www.CalfeeInsurance.com for more details.
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In the span of 13 months between August 2004 and September 2005, eight major hurricanes ravaged Florida and the U.S. Gulf Coast. And right in the midst of all of it were Don Cronin and his staff at United Property & Casualty Insurance Co.
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