Churches raise money to anonymously wipe out $5.3 million of medical debt

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In Chicago, “thousands of local families burdened with medical debt are getting some much-needed relief ahead of the holiday season.”

“A coalition of local churches worked with the nonprofit group RIP Medical Debt to raise $38,000, which is enough to purchase more than $5 million worth of debt belonging to close to 6,000 struggling families. And clear it all out.”

“They will receive a very special card before Thanksgiving – completely anonymous, they don’t know this is coming – the card will simply say, ‘have a wonderful Thanksgiving. We want you to know all your debts have been forgiven,'” Moss said.

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