MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) – It is a staggering number. About 45 percent of all bankruptcies in Montgomery County alone are tied to massive medical debts.
But two Montgomery churches and a synagogue are doing their part to help lift the burden from those saddled with the debts.
Kreg Sherbine is a member of First Christian Church Disciples of Christ in east Montgomery, a church connected with the RIP Medical Debt Charity based in the state of New York.
We are called to care for those in need, Sherbine said.
And those in need in Montgomery County include about 1,200 people who have had their medical debts either dramatically reduced or forgiven altogether. They represented a combined total of $1.2 million in medical debts.
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