Free Orthopedic and Burn Care for Children

The Shrine Of North America is an international fraternity of approximately 515,000 members throughout the United States, Mexico, Canada and Panama. The Shrine’s official philanthropy is Shriners Hospitals for Children, a network of 22 hospitals that provide expert, no-cost orthopedic and burn care to children under age 18. In light of the recent attacks, emergency burn treatment will be provided by the Shriners Hospitals with burn centers in Boston, Galveston, Cincinnati, and Sacramento. The orthopedic Shriners Hospitals are also prepared to provide emergency medical assistance. Although Shriners Hospitals are dedicated to treating children, Shrine leaders have stated that in the light of the scope of this tragedy, Shriners Hospital will provide assistance to adult victims as well. Contact Shriners Hospitals, P.O. Box 31356, Tampa, FL 33631; 800-237-5055; {}.

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