Shriners Erie announced the receipt of a bequest totaling $14.75 million to be shared equally between the Erie and Cincinnati Shriners facilities. This bequest was from the estate of the late Fred Burchfield, he was a member of the Tadmor Shriners of Akron, Ohio. It is the largest single gift ever received at the Erie Shriners facility in its 87 year history.
The more than $7 million in funds will be used to advance the mission of Shriners Hospitals to provide orthopedic medical care to children regardless of the families.
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