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The writer of the column "Right from the Heart," in a recent issue, comments kindly and graciously on the healing and redemptive work of Christian Science, and this is greatly appreciated. However, since the columnist leaves the impression that the Christian Science organization does very little or no charitable work, I shall be grateful if you will allow me space to inform your readers correctly on this point. The Christian Science organization maintains two large Benevolent Association Sanatoriums, one in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, and one in San Francisco, California, as well as a commodious home for elderly people in Concord, New Hampshire.

The Mother Church, The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, Massachusetts, maintains a permanent relief fund, which is supported by contributions from Christian Scientists throughout the world. This fund stands ready to provide generous and quick relief, in emergencies, without respect to race or creed, and it has been dispensed without delay in practically every great catastrophe which has occurred since the fund was established many years ago.

For instance, during the winter of 1933-1934, your own community received aid from this fund, as reported in your issue of January 13, 1934, wherein it was stated that The Mother Church had telegraphed a contribution in the amount of $1187 for the relief of victims of the devastating Cowlitz Valley floods of that winter.

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