The massage field’s leading research organization has launched a telephone fund-raising campaign.

“In an effort to expand our individual donor support, we are testing this type of campaign with massage therapists,” the foundation’s website notes. “If you receive a call from the Massage Therapy Foundation, please consider a donation. It is only with the support of the entire massage therapy community that we can continue to achieve the shared goals of the profession.”

The Massage Therapy Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, public charity that promotes research, community service and education in the field of therapeutic massage and bodywork.