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Local Volunteers Help Neighbors in Need This Holiday Season

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This morning about 100 volunteers came to Direct Relief International’s warehouse to assemble 3,000 Personal Care Packs for local people in need. Direct Relief’s Personal Care Packs contain basic hygiene items like lotion, soap, shampoo, facial cleanser, hairbrushes, combs, tooth brushes, tooth paste, dental hygiene items, basic first aid supplies and other assorted toiletries. Volunteers of all ages helped pack […]

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Milwaukee Students Raise $22,000 for Haiti

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In the midst of responding to those affected by Hurricane Sandy in the U.S. and in the Caribbean, Direct Relief received a check in the mail from the former seventh grade class at Milwaukee Jewish Day School, who collectively raised $22,000 in the last school year for medical aid in Haiti. Direct Relief received a majority of votes tallied in an […]

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New Fugazi Edits Album Benefits Direct Relief

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DJ Chris Lawhorn,  founder of  the Case/Martingale record label and former resident DJ at Marie Claire magazine, released his fifth album, Fugazi Edits, today. A portion of the proceeds from album sales will benefit Direct Relief’s work delivering life-changing health care to people in need. “Apart from my interest in the causes with which Direct Relief is involved, I was particularly […]

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Combined Federal Campaign Participants Can Support Health For All

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The 2012-2013 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is underway, and Direct Relief needs YOUR help! The 2012 fall campaign season is in full swing. Please don’t forget to choose Direct Relief (CFC # 10665) as your charity of choice in the largest annual workplace charity campaign. If you are a federal or military employee, this is a chance for you to […]

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U.K. Couple Cycles Across the U.S. for Medical Relief

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After cycling more than 3,800 miles across the U.S. to raise money for Direct Relief’s work, Sally Gordon and Matt Hassall visited headquarters this fall to tour the warehouse and meet more of the people behind their chosen cause. This enthusiastic couple from Colchester, United Kingdom, began their ride in Yorktown, Virginia on July 13 and averaged an impressive 65 […]

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Haiti Today: Healthcare Progress and Challenges

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Tonight from 7 to 9 p.m., Direct Relief and the UC Haiti Initiative will host “Haiti Today,” a free, public event at UC Santa Barbara’s Campbell Hall. The program includes a panel discussion about health in post-earthquake Haiti and a screening of the 29-minute Tribeca Film Festival “Best Short Documentary” special jury mention winner, “Baseball in the Time of Cholera.” Panelists will […]

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