Memorial employees donate more than $288K during fundraiser


SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – Employees of Memorial Medical Center raised $288,638 during the Foundation's 30th annual employee giving campaign.

The money is used to improve the lives of patients and co-workers throughout Memorial Health System.

MASH (Memorial Annually Supports Health) is the foundation's second largest annual fundraiser.

A total of 953 employees made a donation during the one-month campaign.

Since MASH started in 1989, more than $5.4 million has been raised.

About $158,000 of the donations was to specific departments. About $130,000 was left unrestricted for health-related grants to be awarded by the foundation.

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