Blog: Why Did the Church of Scientology Give $65,000 to a Hospital in England? - 2017-11-12

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F0.png Why Did the Church of Scientology Give $65,000 to a Hospital in England? November 12, 2017, Jeffrey Augustine, Scientology Money Project

The BBC News published an article this week about a wholly uncharacteristic act of Scientology generosity. Written by John Sweeney, the article discussed Scientology UK's £50,000 donation to The East Grinstead National Health Service Trust, specifically to the Queen Victoria Hospital. This donation is about $65,650 USD at current rates.

There article described the debate about the propriety of a National Health Service (NHS) Trust accepting a donation from the controversial Church of Scientology:

Mr Lamb said his "particular concern" was about the impact of the [Scientology] church's "activities on people's mental health".