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Southwest Airlines Medical Transportation Grant Program – 1.2 Million for 29 Hospitals

Posted Jan 29 2010 11:03am

Additional hospitals were added this year to include hospitals in Philadelphia and Denver.  If I were running a hospital, this might be something I would look into and apply for to help those who need to travel for healthcare procedures and treatments!  The program has been in existence for 3 years now and is growing.  This isimage a nationwide campaign and more can be read here.  The M.D. Cancer Center patients have shared some letters of appreciation in Houston who have used the program.  BD 

DALLAS, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Southwest Airlines announced today that nearly 30 hospitals and charities from across the nation will be participants in its Medical Transportation Grant Program this year. Southwest is proud to announce the Company has increased its giving by 23 percent in 2010, the program's third year. In total, the airline will donate $1.2 million in transportation to 29 medical organizations who then provide tickets to patients and family members in need. The grant list includes 11 hospitals and three medical transportation charities that assist patients nationwide. This year, Southwest has added hospitals in Philadelphia and Denver. To see a full list of recipients, please visit: www.southwest.com/cares.
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