The Finnish Relief Fund was a humanitarian aid organization initiated by United States President Herbert Hoover in December 1939. It was intended to support Finnish civilians during the Winter War . By March 1940, it had raised 2.5 million US dollars . 
Hoover’s campaign was advertised in 1,400 newspapers across the United States. The largest contributions came from private donors ($ 1.9 million), newspaper ads ($ 652,869), industrial companies ($ 318,188) and labor unions ($ 27,294).  The income from the first screening of the film Gone with the Wind in the state of Washington was forwarded to the relief fund. 
- Foreign support of Finland in the Winter War
- Commission for Polish Relief
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