One Fund Boston

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Marathon Bombing Victims Bemoan $1.2M Payouts

Because they won't cover their lifetime health care

(Newser) - Paul and JP Norden have shiny new $1.2 million checks, courtesy of the One Fund after they lost their legs in the Boston Marathon bombing, but they're not exactly thrilled about it. The checks are sitting uncashed as the brothers worry about how to spend the money, the... More »

Few Boston Victims Have Sought Help From One Fund

But officials loathe to move June deadline

(Newser) - The public has given fairly generously to the One Fund, the fund set up to aid Boston Marathon bombing victims, filling its war chest with almost $40 million. There's just one problem: Only about 50 people have applied for help so far, out of the roughly 250 the fund... More »

Fund Chief to Boston Victims: 'Lower Your Expectations'

Fund to distribute money by June 30

(Newser) - The One Fund Boston , the charitable organization set up to compensate Boston Marathon bombing victims, is anxious to get money to victims, administrator Kenneth Feinberg told people at a town hall meeting last night—even as he stressed that the money would be woefully inadequate to cover the injuries suffered.... More »

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