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Direct Relief

Org #27340
Vetted since 2015
1948
year founded
$703,475
raised on GlobalGiving
5
years fundraising
4
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Direct Relief is a medical relief organization, active in all 50 states and in more than 90 countries, with a mission to improve the health and lives of people affected by poverty or emergency situations. The first charitable nonprofit organization in the U.S. to be designated by The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) as a Verified-Accredited Wholesale Distributor, Direct Relief is among the largest medical suppliers to Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria, West Africa in response to the Ebola epidemic, the Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan, and Haiti after the 2010 earthquake.

Project Leaders
Tony  Morain
Tony Morain
Heather Bennett
Heather Bennett
Direct Relief Staff
Direct Relief Staff
Team
Thomas Tighe, Jonathan Steiner, Dawn Long
Organization Information
6100 Wallace Becknell Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93117
United States
(805) 964-4767
Organization Information
6100 Wallace Becknell Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93117
United States
(805) 964-4767

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Jul 18, 2022
Direct Relief delivered 800+ tons of medical aid
In the four months since the invasion of Ukraine by Russian forces on February 24, 2022, Direct Relief has emerged as one of the largest charitable providers of medical aid to Ukraine, delivering...
Dec 3, 2021
Response in Haiti: 4 Months Later
Thank you for your support! In the aftermath of the Haiti earthquake, Direct Relief worked with its extensive partner network to rapidly respond. By mobilizing pre-positioned emergency medical...
Sep 13, 2018
Hurricane Harvey: One Year Later
Throughout the recovery, Direct Relief worked closely with the Texas Association of Community Health Centers (TACHC) and longstanding partners the National Association for Community Health Centers...
 
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