American Osteopathic Association

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Osteopathic Family Relief Fund

Hurricane Sandy devastationThe AOA's Osteopathic Family Relief Fund (OFRF) assists DOs and osteopathic medical students whose homes and clinics have been damaged in natural disasters. If your family or your practice has been impacted by a disaster, you may be eligible to receive assistance through an OFRF grant. Doc2.jpg



Hurricane Sandy Resources

Disaster Loans

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) offers disaster loans to repair or replace damaged real estate, personal property and business assets not covered by insurance or other aid. Here's a look at disaster loans offered by SBA:

  • For small businesses: Disaster loans to cover working capital needs caused by the disaster

  • For homeowners: Up to $200,000 to repair or replace primary homes

  • For homeowners and renters: Up to $40,000 to repair or replace personal property

  • For businesses: Up to $2 million for physical or economic losses.

For information on SBA disaster loans, call 1-800-659-2955 (TTY 1-800-977-8339) or visit SBA online.

Opportunities for Medical Volunteers


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