Support the researchers who are reshaping orthopaedics with a gift to AOSSM
through OREF. Since its founding in 1955, OREF has provided more than
$140 million in grants and awards to investigators who are committed to advancing orthopaedic care and outcomes.

OREF has directly funded more than $7.6 million in sports medicine grants since
1958 and, since 1995, OREF-AOSSM collaborations have raised more than $3.2 million for AOSSM-directed and administered research and education grants.

Support AOSSM through OREF today

Order of Merit Level: minimum donation of $1,000
Platinum $5,000+ | Gold $2,500+ | Silver $1,000+

All gifts of $1,000 or more to the OREF Annual Fund earn Order of Merit recognition. Donors contributing to the OREF Annual Fund at the Order of Merit Level may designate a portion of their gift to The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), with a minimum of $500 supporting the OREF Annual Fund.

Donations under $1,000
Bronze $500+ | Copper up to $499.99

Donors contributing up to $999.99 to the OREF Annual Fund may designate up to 50% of their donation to AOSSM. The remaining 50% or more supports the OREF Annual Fund.

Please give generously to advance the science and practice of orthopaedics.

Please consider making a major gift to fund critical research today.
For more information, please contact Edward F. Hoover at or (847) 384-4354.

Note: To be acknowledged as 2014 contributions, gifts must be received no later than December 31, 2014.

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