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Church organization in Kansas, Oklahoma pays medical debts


November 25, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Medical debts totaling more than $5.2 million owed by more than 3,200 families in Kansas and Oklahoma have been paid through a project of the United Church of Christ Kansas-Oklahoma Conference, church officials said Tuesday.

"As a result of our campaign that netted $40,000, with that $40,000 we were able to abolish $5,211,729 in medical debt" for more than 3,200 families in 76 counties in Kansas and 60 Oklahoma counties, according to conference President Bobbie Henderson of Tulsa.

The money was sent to New York-based RIP Medical Debt, an non-profit organization that p...

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