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Timmy Global Health wins $250K at NBC awards show

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Indianapolis not-for-profit Timmy Global Health received a $250,000 grant Saturday after finishing third in nationwide voting on the "American Giving Awards."

Timmy Global beat four other organizations in the NBC-TV program’s Champions of Health and Wellness Category before finishing third in total votes against the winners in four other categories.

The top, $1 million prize went to a New Jersey-based group that provides school to girls in Liberia.

Executive Director Matt MacGregor previously told the IBJ the group wanted to use the money to develop a scholarship program to help students cover the costs of volunteer work.Timmy Global’s 10 full-time employees, and hundreds of  volunteer medical professionals and students, travel throughout the world every year to provide immediate health care to communities in developing countries and to improve existing medical facilities.

The company had revenue of $3.9 million in 2011 and expenses of nearly $3.8 million.                    

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