J.D.C. Spent $2,664,000 for War Relief, State Department Reports

From the beginning of the war through October, 1940, the Job Distribution Committee has collected and spent for relief in belligerent countries of Europe $2,664,254, according to figures made public today by the State Department.

All relief organizations operating in behalf of every country in America, excluding the Red Cross, collected 15 millions during this period, and the J.D.C., with the exception of the Red Cross, contributed more towards relief in Europe than any other American organization, the report shows.

Of the $2,664,254 collected by the J.D.C., $2,436,028 was spent for relief in the United Kingdom, Poland, Germany, France, Norway, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands. The sum spent for administration, publicity and campaigns was $228,226. There was no unexpended balance.

Hadassah, Inc., which collected $936,818 for Palestine relief, spent $659,956 in Palestine. The sum spent for administration was put at $32,030. The American Federation for Polish Jews collected $6,244. The American Friends of a Jewish Palestine collected $4,782. Funds spent on relief were listed as $1,927 while administrative expenses were $2,855.

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