American Foundation for Surgery of the Hand

Support ASSH/AFSH through OREF today

Fund orthopaedic research and education that will improve patient care with your donation to the American Foundation for Surgery of the Hand through OREF.

Research and education will define the future of our field. So will your support. Please make your gift today.

Giving Levels 

All gifts of $1,000 or more to the OREF Annual Fund earn Order of Merit recognition.  AAOS members giving $2,500 or more are eligible for early bird registration for Priority Housing at the AAOS Annual Meeting.  Please give generously to advance the science and practice of orthopaedics. 

Order of Merit Level Donations—$1,000 or more
Platinum $5,000+…$Gold $2,500+…Silver $1,000+

Donors contributing to the OREF Annual Fund at the Order of Merit Level may designate a portion of their gift to the American Foundation for Surgery of the Hand (AFSH). A minimum of $500 goes to OREF. (Order of Merit Level contributors receive special recognition).

Donations—less than $1,000: Bronze: $500+…Copper up to $499.99

Donors contributing up to $999.99 to the OREF Annual Fund may designate 50% of their donation to AFSH. The remaining 50% goes to OREF. For example a $700 contribution results in AFSH receiving $350.

Please consider making a major gift to fund critical research today.
For more information, please contact Edward F. Hoover at or (847) 430-5105.

Note: To be acknowledged as 2015 contributions, gifts must be received no later than December 31, 2015.


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