WELFARE: $40 Million More

Across the nation, Community Chest drives are getting under way. In 1,500 U.S. communities, 2,000,000 volunteers are ringing doorbells; pledge cards are being circulated in factories and office buildings.

Because of inflation, Community Chests will need more money this year than ever before. The campaign's objective is $250 million, up $40 million from last year. After a lapse of only five years, the cost of war is once more a major item in the campaign's budget. The United Defense Fund, which will contribute to the revived U.S.O., provides help for war-boom areas at home and supports American Relief for...

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