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Sharewood Project in Malden receives grant from Massachusetts Medical Society & Alliance Charitable Foundation

 Waltham, Mass. – April 15 – The Sharewood Project in Malden has received a $10,000 grant from the Massachusetts Medical Society and Alliance Charitable Foundation to support the clinic’s free health services to vulnerable residents. 

Sharewood is a clinic operated entirely by medical students and relies exclusively on volunteers to provide its services. The project has received six previous grants since 2006 from the Foundation, totaling $52,500.  For more information on the clinic, visit http://www.sharewood.info/

The grant is one of 12 the Foundation has made for 2014 totaling $196,500 to agencies across the state to support a variety of health and medical services, including HIV testing, training for rape crisis counselors, teen health services, violence prevention, and heath care for the uninsured and underinsured.

The Massachusetts Medical Society & Alliance Charitable Foundation is a supporting organization of the Massachusetts Medical Society, the statewide association of physicians, and works on behalf of physicians and their families to improve the health and well-being of people across the Commonwealth. It supports physician-led volunteer initiatives that provide free care to the uninsured and increased access to care for the underserved.

More information on the MMS and Alliance Charitable Foundation may be found at www.mmsfoundation.org.

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