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What is considered to be appropriate amount to give for mi shebereh asking for a blessing for an individual ill person?

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something that hurts. i.e. it depends on your means. –  ray Sep 3 '13 at 20:29

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If you can afford it, his hospital or medical deductible.

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who says this? It seems a bit much for a mishaberach. –  Bruce James Apr 8 at 19:13
    
Never heard this before. Source? –  Danny Schoemann Apr 9 at 9:55
    
It's not a requirement but a derech chassidus. Generally, I have not seen or heard of any donation publicly announced or requested for mi sheberach - it's not like an aliyah. If you want to donate to the shul, donate privately what you feel. My own opinion, donate directly to something that directly assists the sick person. That helps more than donating to the shul. –  Dan Apr 9 at 15:12
    
@Dan, could you edit your answer to add the reasoning in your comment (and any other support you have)? Thanks. –  Monica Cellio Apr 9 at 15:27

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