Cardiac Fund of the Polish-American Medical Society
The main goal of the Fund is to support fighting cardiac
diseases in the Polish-American community in Chicago.
The founder of the Orawiec Cardiac Fund of the Polish-American
Medical Society is Dr Bronislaw Orawiec, who has been
conducting screen tests for cardiac diseases for the Chicagoan
Polonia since 1996.
Ways of acquiring funds:
We are accepting donations from individuals, pharmaceutical
companies, medical and social organizations, businesses
- both American and Polish-American owned, and others.
The right to acquire funds belongs to all the members
of the Board of the Polish-American Medical Society as
well as all the members of PAMS. The founding contributions
to the Fund was $16,500 - $2,000 donated by Dr Bronislaw
Orawiec, $2,500 contributed by Abbott Cardiovascular and
$12,000 by AstraZeneca through Dr Orawiec.
Intent of the Fund:
Contributions to the fund are to be used for conducting
screen tests for cardiac diseases in the Polish-American
community in Chicago. The minimum balance of the Fund
is set for $5,000. Annual spending depends on the number
and type of conducted projects. The Board of the PAMS
approves projects and expenses financed by the Fund through
Bronislaw Orawiec, MD, PhD
Chicago, April 19th 2006