Major donation made to Spaulding for Boston Marathon survivors

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November 13, 2013, 11:54 am
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(NECN) – A major donation was made Wednesday for the survivors of the Boston Marathon Bombings.

A donation of $214,989 was donated to Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital on behalf of the Boston First Responder’s fund. The funds will be used to support survivors throughout their recovery.

The fund was established by police, officers EMTs and firefighters after the bombings.

Edward Kelly, President of the Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts said that Spaulding Rehabilitation was one of the “cornerstones of the way Boston life is.”

Kelly said, “I’m proud to say that on the day of one of the most egregious attacks out city’s ever had, out first responders did a very good job. They stepped up.”

He said the work didn’t stop after the bombings and the Boston First Responder’s fund was established.

Kelly said, “That you very much to everyone that has helped us out and thank you to Spaulding for all the great work that you do. We look forward to working with you in the future.”

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