The Greater Boston area has lost a free source of support and education for people with cancer.
The Wellness Community of Greater Boston in Newton, Mass., abruptly closed its doors Monday, citing the economic downturn and a drop-off in donations, stemming from Bernard Madoff's alleged Ponzi scheme.
As a result, the Wellness Community has canceled free nutrition programs, yoga classes, meditation and networking groups.
WBUR's Monica Brady-Myerov reports on how a once-vibrant non-profit suddenly came to a close.
This program aired on February 3, 2009. The audio for this program is not available.