Baltimore (Jan. 3)
Baltimore residents pledged themselves to give approximately $3,500,000 to charity in the year 1928. This figure includes amounts contributed through the major charitable agencies, such as the Community Fund, Jewish charities and the Catholic charities.
It also includes gifts made to hospitals, homes and other such agencies either in the wills of persons deceased or in other forms. In the items which make up the total are: Associated Jewish Charities $590,000 and $13,000 in specific gifts to Jewish Charities.
Harry Greenstein has been elected president of the board of directors of the Young Men’s and Young Women’s Hebrew Association of Baltimore.