Global Links

Global Links is a medical relief and development organization dedicated to supporting health improvement initiatives in resource-poor communities and promoting environmental stewardship in the US healthcare system. Global Links' collaborative efforts include: Redirecting still-useful materials away from US landfills to support public health programs in targeted communities throughout the Western Hemisphere Sharing expertise and technical knowledge with international and domestic partners Educating partners, volunteers, and the community on issues of global health and environmental stewardship

Global Links
700 Trumbull Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
United States
1-412-361-3424
http://www.globallinks.org

CEO & Co-founder

Kathleen Hower

Management Team

Kathleen Hower, Angela Garcia, Marisol Wandiga Valentin, Karina Zelaya

Board of Directors

Jeff Ford, Charles Vargo, Steve Frank, Eugene Lauer, Alberto Colombi, Mimi Falbo, Kathleen Musante Dewalt, Gregory Peaslee, Patti Rambasek, Robin Sheldon, Geoff Stillson, Mike Usman, Michael Rooney, Kathleen Hower

Project Leaders

Angela Garcia

Mission

Global Links is a medical relief and development organization dedicated to supporting health improvement initiatives in resource-poor communities and promoting environmental stewardship in the US healthcare system. Global Links' collaborative efforts include: Redirecting still-useful materials away from US landfills to support public health programs in targeted communities throughout the Western Hemisphere Sharing expertise and technical knowledge with international and domestic partners Educating partners, volunteers, and the community on issues of global health and environmental stewardship

Programs

Programs: International Medical Aid - Supporting health improvement initiatives in resource-poor communities. Environmental Stewardship in Healthcare Program - Providing socially and environmentally responsible alternatives to sending surplus medical materials to landfills. Suture Donation Program - Saving lives with donations of suture to partner facilities worldwide. Community Partners Program - Supporting other nonprofits with materials to improve health in our community. Volunteer Program - Engaging volunteers in meaningful and educational work. Signature Projects: Save Your Scrubs - Sharing scrubs with medical professionals in resource-poor communities. Breathe Hope - Improving access to breathing treatment stations through nebulizer recovery and distribution. The Mobility Project - Increasing mobility through the delivery of wheelchairs, walkers, canes and crutches. Maternal Health - Providing support and materials for safer births and healthy newborns.

Statistics on Global Links

Financial Statistics

  • Annual Budget for 2014: $1,500,000
  • Annual Budget for 2007: $816,000
  • Maximum Annual Budget: $1,500,000
  • Other funding sources: Individuals, Corporations, Foundations, USAID, International Organizations

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