In The News

Below are selected pieces by print and broadcast media about Direct Relief.

2014

July 24, 2014: Baxter Sustainability Report
“Changing Women’s Lives though Fistula Repair Surgery”

July 3, 2014: Information Week
“Hurricane Arthur Vs. Data Visualization: Supplies Riddle”

June 26, 2014: Loren’s World
“Charities and Charitable Causes Worth Donating To”

June 18, 2014: WINK News
“‘Hurricane tax’ no longer needed on Fla. insurance bills”

June 18, 2014: Shreveport Times
“Which Louisiana parish ranks among nation’s 10 most vulnerable to hurricanes?”

June 17, 2014: USA Today
“Hurricane danger zone: The 10 places most at risk”

June 17, 2014: Noozhawk
“UCSB’s Capps Center Internship Program Teaches Students the Value of Public Service”

May 27, 2014: Santa Ynez Valley News
“Valley residents shine at Direct Relief Women’s fundraiser”

May 23, 2014: Abbott
“Abbott Helps Communities Prepare for Hurricane/Typhoon Season”

May 23, 2014: Al Jazeera
“Fistula surgery transforms lives in Kenya” 

May 22, 2014: TMCnet
“It IS About Logistics: How FedEx Integrates Community Engagement Into Its Core Operations”

May 21, 2014: Bloomberg TV
“Direct Relief: Delivering a World of Good”

May 20, 2014: 3BL Media
“CECP Presents 2014 Excellence Award to Direct Relief for Exemplary Collaboration with FedEx”

May 18, 2014: Noozhawk
“Direct Relief Women Celebrate Mother’s Day with Benefit in Support of Maternal, Child Health Care”

May 11, 2014: KEYT NewsChannel3
“Local Moms Work to Improve Global Maternal and Child Health”

May 9, 2014: Voice of America TECHtonics Blog
“Aid Groups Turn to Unmanned Aircraft for Disaster Support”

April 29, 2014: KEYT NewsChannel 3
“Direct Relief Sends Aid to Tornado Ravaged States”

April 23, 2014: Polygon
“How commercial games can engage players in social causes”

April 22, 2014: KSBY
“Local volunteer awarded Senior Service Award”

April 15, 2014: HuffPost Impact
“How the Gaming Industry Helps People Help the World”

April 14, 2014: Charity Navigator Blog
“Following up on Disaster Donations”

April 13, 2014: The Santa Barbara Independent
“106-Year-Old Volunteer Honored as California Salute to Senior Service Winner”

April 11, 2014: Reuters US
“Three New Health Stations to Provide Care for 50,000 Philippines Typhoon Survivors”

April 8, 2014: Bloomberg
“Vodafone Americas Foundation Names Finalists for Sixth Annual Wireless Innovation Project (TM) Competition”

April 2, 2014: KEYT News
“Direct Relief Welcomes Visitor From Chile on Heels of Quake”

March 31, 2014: Modern Ghana
“BCI presents drugs to hospitals”

March 31, 2014: Ghana Web
“BCI, Peace & Love Hospitals donate drugs to health facilities”

March 30, 2014: Spy Ghana
“BCI has presented drugs worth $2m to selected hospitals across Ghana”

March 26, 2014: Los Altos Town Crier
“Loyola K-Kids launch annual eyeglass drive”

March 25, 2014: DC Velocity
“Logistics, material handling industries give back”

March 22, 2014: Noozhawk
“National Charity League Honors 2014 Graduating Class at Annual Senior Presents”

March 9, 2014: Noozhawk
“Flowers for Relief: Brighten Someone’s Day and Help Those in Need”

March 8, 2014: Manila Bulletin
“Alpha Phi Beta: Love at the time of Yolanda”

March 7, 2014: Filipino Reporter
“ANCOP USA serves 10,000 poor typhoon victims in Iloilo” 

March 7, 2014: Philippine Consulate of L.A.
“Direct Relief Invites Consul General De La Vega and PeDRO to its Headquarters”

March 7, 2014: PR Web
“National VOAD Announces Direct Relief as First Associate Member”

March 6, 2014: Abbott
“Abbott Celebrates International Women’s Day 2014″

March 6, 2014: Modern Ghana
“Wiafe-Addai commended for supporting breast cancer campaign”

March 6, 2014: Santa Ynez Valley News
“Foundation raises $1M for Direct Relief”

March 6, 2014: Santa Maria Sun
“Spring Forth: Vintners Weekend in Santa Barbara County is bigger and better than ever”

March 5, 2014: Spatial Marketing
“Maps help make informed decisions?”

February 26, 2014: Toyota Forklifts & Trucks
“Toyota Announces Winners of Facebook Photo Contest ‘Lift A Co-Worker, Lift A Community’”

February 26, 2014: Santa Barbara News-Press
“Wine Auction Raises $1 Million for DRI”

February 25, 2014: Noozhawk
“Santa Barbara Vintners Foundation Raises a Glass, Funding for Direct Relief”

February 15, 2014: Santa Barbara News Press
“Sold! High-Profile Wine Auction to Benefit Direct Relief”

February 11, 2014: Anderson Cooper 360
Checking Charities’ Claims

January 17, 2014: Simi Valley Acorn
“A century of selfless service: Simi Valley Women’s Club celebrates 100 years”

January 6, 2014: USAID
“USAID Announces New Award to Prevent and Repair Obstetric Fistula”

January 5, 2014: Open Health News
“Drones for Healthcare Powered by ‘Open Source’”

2013

December 28, 2013: Noozhawk
“Direct Relief’s Volunteer Army Provides Hands-On Help Here at Home Whenever Disaster Strikes”

December 28, 2013: BD
“BD 2013 Annual Report: Unique Collaborations”

December 27, 2013: KEYT
“Local Organization Assisting People Affected By Big Sur Fire”

December 27, 2013: KSBY
“Direct Relief sends medical supplies to help in aftermath of fire”

December 27, 2013: American Dental Association
“ADA, ADA Foundation and members of dental industry provide Typhoon Haiyan relief”

December 22, 2013: The Washington Post
“Ask Amy: Celebrate the holiday through generosity”

December 17, 2013: Santa Ynez Valley News
“Have camera, will travel”

December 16, 2013: The Huffington Post
“Providing Critically-Needed Medical Aid to Tacloban Hospitals”

December 16, 2013: DevEx
“In the Philippines, drones provide humanitarian relief”

December 16, 2013: Forecast International
“UAVs Support Relief Operations in Philippines”

December 15, 2013: Chattanooga Times Free Press
Consumer Watch: Charitable suggestions for year-end giving

December 9, 2013: BusinessWire
“Cost Plus World Market to Donate 100% of Net Proceeds of Its Sale of Baskets from the Philippines to Direct Relief Organization”

December 6, 2013: Toonari Post
“Carnival and Miami HEAT Donate to Philippine Relief Efforts”

December 5, 2013: Travel Weekly
“Carnival Corp raises $1.5M for Philippines relief effort”

December 5, 2013: PR Newswire
“Henry Schein and Supplier Partners Provide $150,000 in Health Care Supplies and Financial Support for Victims of Typhoon Haiyan”

November 30, 2013: New Jersey Newsroom
“The Best…and Very Worst…Charities”

November 25, 2013: ABS CBN News
“FedEx brings medical supplies for ‘Yolanda’ victims”

November 25, 2013: Forbes
“The 50 Largest U.S. Charities”

November 25, 2013: KCLU
“Santa Barbara County Based Relief Group Makes Biggest Single Shipment of Medical Supplies in its History to Philippines”

November 24, 2013: KSBY
“Direct Relief sends 50-ton emergency airlift to Philippines”

November 24, 2013: KSBY
“Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians donates $10,000 to Direct Relief”

November 23, 2013: The Channels, Santa Barbara City College
Direct Relief looking for donations from SBCC students

November 23, 2013: My FOX LA
“Help for Typhoon Victims”

November 23, 2013: Noozhawk
“Direct Relief Sends Record 50 Tons of Medical Supplies to Storm-Devastated Philippines”

November 23, 2013: The Philippine Star
“UN telecoms agency donates satellite phones, laptops”

November 22, 2013: SPi World News
“Showing an Impact: PULSE Annual Impact Report”

November 20, 2013: Female Imagination
“UK Charity Appeal Raises  ₤50M For Typhoon Haiyan”

November 19, 2013: That Guy with the Blog
“Help For The Philippines”

November 18, 2013: Crooks and Liars
“Delayed Philippines Aid Arrives: How You Can Help, Too”

November 18, 2013: Look to the Stars
“Jack Johnson and Journey Donate to Typhoon Haiyan Relief”

November 18, 2013: CNBC
“Is your company sending disaster aid? First, do no harm”

November 16, 2013: Dark Beauty Magazine
“Philippines Relief”

November 16, 2013: The Clear Parent
“Sometimes We Just Need a Good Friend and a Good Laugh”

November 15, 2013: New York Film Academy
“Philippines Disaster Relief Fund at NYFA”

November 15, 2013: Fortune Magazine
“Disaster relief’s chicken-egg problem”

November 13, 2013: Diving in Puerto Galera
“Typhoon Haiyan: how you can help the Philippines”

November 12, 2013: Microsoft Disaster Response Blog
“UPDATE #1: Microsoft Disaster Response – Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda”

November 10, 2013: The Harry Potter Alliance
“How to Help The Philippines”

November 10, 2013: Doctor V. Goes Over The Sea
“Women of Shame”

November 9, 2013: Team Rubicon
“We’re Launching Operation: Seabird”

November 9, 2013: Noozhawk
“Santa Barbara Man Driven to Help the Helpless Suffering from Craniofacial Deformities”

November 6, 2013: PharmExecBlog
“The Vanishing Rx Patient Assistant Programs?”

October 24, 2013: MANA Online – Malawi News Agency
“UNDP Honours Malawian Women with Dignity”

October 3, 2013: Noozhawk
“Thomas Tighe: Canaries in the Affordable Care Act Coal Mine”

September 20, 2013: Wall Street Journal
“Covidien Launches Response Effort in Support of Colorado Flood Relief”

September 19, 2013: Santa Ynez Valley News
“‘Friendraiser’ held in Santa Ynez Valley”

September 16, 2013: KEYT
“Direct Relief to Send Aid to Colorado Flood Victims”

August 23, 2013: KEYT
“Still Driving at 105: Local Woman Gets New Car to Continue Volunteer Work”

August 22, 2013: KCOY
“Local 105-Year-Old Woman Gets New Car From Anonymous Donor”

August 12, 2013: All Access Music Group
“10 Questions with… Glen Phillips”

August 9, 2013: The Guardian
“Bill Gates Criticises Google’s Project Loon Initiative”

August 6, 2013: Clinica Esperanza
“$4 Million in Meds Arrive in Roatan”

August 5, 2013: Popular Science
“We’d Happily Break Our Wrist For This 3-D Printed Splint”

August 1, 2013: Clinton Foundation: Up Close
“Featured Solution: BD and Direct Relief International”

July 29, 2013: Sys-Con Media
“Field Mobility News Weekly – Week of July 28, 2013″

July 29, 2013: Santa Barbara Independent
“The Better Angels: Friends Lighten a Life in Human Rights Work”

July 23, 2013: Inside Flipboard
Causes Get a Home on Flipboard in New “Big Ideas” Category

July 22, 2013: Wireless Design & Development
GIV Mobile Officially Launches Service Dedicated to Giving to Nonprofit Charity of Customer’s Choice

July 16, 2013: National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics via Globe Newswire
“Hundreds Receive Free Health Care in New Orleans Through Help of Sponsors, Donors and Volunteers”

July 12, 2013: Charity News Xperedon
“Non-profit Tech: Charity Award”

July 11, 2013: University of Michigan Ford School of Public Policy
“Direct Relief Recognized for Outstanding Use of Mapping in Humanitarian Work”

July 10, 2013: GovLoop
“How GIS Can Be Used for Humanitarian Aid – Case Study from Direct Relief”

July 9, 2013: Future Gov Asia Pacific
“NGO Recognised for Outstanding Use of GIS”

July 9, 2013: GISCafe Voice
“Esri User Conference Plenary Session 2013″

July 9, 2013: FedEx Community Involvement
“Direct Relief…When You Need It Most” 

July 8, 2013: Direct Relief Receives President’s Award for Outstanding Use of GIS
Yahoo! Finance
Reuters
Los Angeles Business Journal
Directions Magazine

June 21, 2013: The Santa Barbara Independent
“Direct Relief Drops ‘International’ from Name”

June 15, 2013: Dominican Today
“Batey Relief Alliance increases program expenditures in DR, Haiti”

March 14, 2013: The Santa Barbara Independent
105-Year-Old Woman Gets Birthday Wish

February 25, 2013: Fast Company
“How Terrorist-Hunting Software Saved Lives During Hurricane Sandy”

January 17, 2013: The Santa Barbara Independent
“Facebooking at 104: Direct Relief Volunteer, Social Network Matriarch”

2012

July 2, 2012:  “The Mission in Action: Direct Relief International Responds to Colorado Wildfires”
Humanitarian News
World’s Luxury Gide
Just Means

June 29, 2012: Noozhawk
Direct Relief Activates Emergency Response as Colorado Fires Rage

Amgen Foundation Contributions Report 2011:
Two Years Later: Haiti Relief Efforts Continue

Palantir – Our Work/Making a Difference
Tackling Problems for a Better World

June 27, 2012: Abbott
Abbott, The Abbott Fund and Direct Relief International Reach Key HIV Testing Milestones: 20 Million Tests Provided Over 10 Years, and More Than 150,000 HIV Cases Prevented in Children

June 27, 2012: Yahoo! Finance
Abbott, The Abbott Fund and Direct Relief International Reach Key HIV Testing Milestones: 20 Million Tests Provided Over 10 Years, and More Than 150,000 HIV Cases Prevented in Children

June 27, 2012: San Francisco Business Times
Abbott, The Abbott Fund and Direct Relief International Reach Key HIV Testing Milestones: 20 Million Tests Provided Over 10 Years, and More Than 150,000 HIV Cases Prevented in Children

June 27, 2012: Daily Markets
Abbott, The Abbott Fund and Direct Relief International Reach Key HIV Testing Milestones: 20 Million Tests Provided Over 10 Years, and More Than 150,000 HIV Cases Prevented in Children

June 27, 2012: Just Means
Abbott, The Abbott Fund and Direct Relief International Reach Key HIV Testing Milestones: 20 Million Tests Provided Over 10 Years, and More Than 150,000 HIV Cases Prevented in Children

June 27, 2012: Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Newswire
Abbott, The Abbott Fund and Direct Relief International Reach Key HIV Testing Milestones: 20 Million Tests Provided Over 10 Years, and More Than 150,000 HIV Cases Prevented in Children

June 23, 2012: Noozhawk
Six New Directors Join Direct Relief International’s Board

June 23, 2012: Tallahassee Democrat
Ready for the storm

June 20, 2012: Santa Barbara Independent
Six New Directors Join Direct Relief Board

June 17, 2012: The Telegraph
Macon health center gets hurricane preparedness kit

June 15, 2012: Tallahassee Democrat
Hurricane season is here, be ready

June 12, 2012: Tallahassee Democrat
Bond Community Health Center to get hurricane emergency medical kits

June 11, 2012: White Fish Bay Patch
Jewish Day School Students Raise $20,000 For Kids in Need

June 6, 2013: Dermalogica
“Direct Relief, Dermalogica Help Hurricane Sandy Survivors”

June 6, 2012: Savannah Now
Direct Relief assembles Hurricane Preparedness Packs during National Hurricane Preparedness Week

June 5, 2012: SAP Professional Networking Site
Direct Relief Wins Computerworld Honor

June 1, 2012: Newport News
Community Free Clinic of Newport News: Meds ready in case of storm

June 1, 2012: Shreveport Times
“California based nonprofit donates hurricane prep materials”

May 31, 2012: The Brownsville Herald
Hurricane kit bound for Brownsville Health Center

May 31, 2012: Valley Morning Star
Hurricane Ready: Relief project outfits clinics with preparedness kits

May 31, 2012: Sun Herald
“Coast needs to prepare now for hurricane season”

May 31, 2012: Santa Ynez Valley News
Valley wines, beer shine at fundraiser

May 29, 2012: keyt.com
DRI Prepares for Hurricane Season

May 25, 2012: PR Newswire
Direct Relief Delivers Hurricane Packs As FEMA Urges Preparedness

May 25, 2012: The Sacramento Bee
“Direct Relief Delivers Hurricane Packs As FEMA Urges Preparedness”

May 25, 2012: The Business Journals
Direct Relief Delivers Hurricane Packs As FEMA Urges Preparedness

May 23, 2012: New York Times
FedEx Corp. Honored for Emergency-Preparedness Leadership

May 22, 2012: Santa Barbara Independent
Money, Attention Raised for Obstetric Fistula Treatment

May 1, 2012: The Batey Relief Alliance
Batey Relief Alliance and Direct Relief International sign MOU for disaster readiness

April 25, 2012: PR Newswire
Helping Haiti’s Moms and Babies

April 25, 2012: MarketWatch
Helping Haiti’s Moms and Babies

April 25, 2012: Digital Journal
Helping Haiti’s Moms and Babies

April 24, 2012: Santa Barbara Independent
Holy Rollers Help People in Need

April 20, 2012: Santa Barbara Independent
Free Dental Clinic on April 28

April 16, 2012: Noozhawk
For Youth 4 Direct Relief, Flower Power Packs a Punch

April 11, 2012: Dr. Bicuspid.com
Midmark launches 2012 starilizer rebate program

April 3, 2012: The Street
Teva and Direct Relief Donate $3 Million In Contraceptives for Uninsured Women

4/02/2012: NPOKI
Global Fistula Map

3/31/2012: Santa Barbara Independent
SBCC Hosts Western Collegiate Model United Nations

3/31/2012: Santa Barbara Independent
Direct Relief International Receives Support from CVS Caremark Charitable Trust

3/31/2012: All Voices
Direct Relief International Receives Support from CVS Caremark Charitable Trust

3/27/2012: Noozhawk
National Charity League Ticktockers Making a Difference for Local Nonprofits

3/20/2012: Aid News
Japan: Japan 1 Year Later: Direct Relief International and the Japanese American Citizens League released detailed maps on expenditures, activities, and support to Japanese nonprofits and communities

3/13/2012: Huffington Post
Around Anniversary of Tohoku Earthquake, Japan Thanks the World

3/13/2012: Market Watch, The Wall Street Journal
Annual Computerworld Honors Program Names 2012 Laureates

3/11/2012: KEYT News

Tri Counties Plays Part In Disaster Recovery

3/9/2012: FIGO, International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Recommendations made to reduce neonatal mortality in developing countries

3/8/2012: Medical Design Technology
Innovation on Access: Pharmaceutical Donations Support Nonprofit Effort to Bring Medicine to People Without Health Insurance

2/29/2012: Miller-McCune
Global Fistula Care Map Aims to Expand Treatment

2/28/2012: Yahoo! News
Launch of First-Ever Global Map of Devastating Childbirth Injury Direct Relief International, Fistula Foundation, and UNFPA Expand Awareness of Worldwide Fistula Treatment Capacity

2/28/2012: UNFPA
Launch of First-Ever Global Map of Devastating Childbirth Injury

2/23/2012: CNN
Bringing health care to the world’s most remote areas

2/14/2012: Business Intelligence Weekly
Direct Relief Innovates with Solutions from Esri and SAP

2/12/2012: Radar online.com
Billy Baldwin Has Fun at Brother Alec’s Expense, But All For A Good Cause

2/8/2012: FedEx, Community Involvement
Thank you from Direct Relief International – Haiti Earthquake work

1/23/12: SAP StreamWork
SAP StreamWork Brings Critical Collaboration to Humanitarian Aid Organization

1/17/12: Directions Magazine
Direct Relief Innovates with Solutions from Esri and SAP

2011

12/15/11: KEYT
“DRI Helps Out Locally”

12/14/11: The Daily Sound
“CNN Hero of the Year Robin Lim Speaks in Montecito”

12/6/11: KEYT
“Local Non-Profit Receives Top Ranking in Magazine”

12/1/11: Santa Barbara Independent
“Direct Relief Pledges $250,000 to Midwest Clinics”

11/22/11: The Guardian
“Medicine on the Move”

11/20/11: Montecito Messenger
“THE GIVING SEASON”

11/30/11: Community Clinic Voice
“merica’s Health Centers Are Key in the Fight Against Diabetes”

11/30/11: Forbes
“Most Charitable Bang For the Donor’s Buck”

11/17/11: Santa Barbara Independent
“Homeless Receive Preventative Health Care”

11/14/11: CNN Opinion
“Diabetes and the health care safety net”

11/7/11: Santa Barbara Independent
“Direct Relief Honored by Santa Barbara Board of Supervisors with Resolution for Receiving Innovation Award”

11/6/11: KCOY
“Students Kick-off Direct Relief International’s Fall Campaign”

11/2/11: Examiner
“Healing Hands Ministries patients can get FREE Flu Shots”

11/4/11: Dallas South News
“CVS/pharmacy and Direct Relief USA Help Distribute Flu Shots To Healing Hands Patients”

11/2/11: KEYT
“Non-Profit Receives Top Honor”

10/11/11: KCLU
“Local Nonprofit Receives National Recognition for Innovation”

10/10/11: Santa Barbara Independent
“Direct Relief Wins Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation”

Oct. 2011: insiderPROFILES magazine
“Direct Relief Brings Technology from the Commercial World to the Humanitarian World”

9/27/11: KPCC
“Humanitarian aid group distributes hundreds of med-packs throughout LA County”

9/23/11: HuffingtonPost
“SOBCon NW: Connecting Those Who Will Make a Difference”

8/28/11: MSNBC
“Helping Irene’s Victims”

8/25/11: KEYT
“DRI Not Just About Disaster Relief”

7/17/11: Miller-McCune Magazine
“Holes in the Medical Safety Net”

4/30/11: Santa Barbara News-Press
“Direct Relief Helps Tornado-Stricken South”

4/20/2011: USA Today
“Obamas’ Favorite Charities in 2010″

3/25/11: MSNBC
“NBA Star Pledging $1,000 Per Point to Japan Effort”

3/21/11: VanityFair.com
“A Comprehensive NYC Guide to Helping Japan”

3/12/11: MSNBC
“Disaster in Japan”

1/17/11: San Francisco Chronicle
“On Haiti, A Year After the Quake”

1/16/11: Sacramento Bee
“Haiti: A Year After the Catastrophe, Aid Efforts Make a Difference”

1/12/11: MSNBC
“Haiti: Rebuilding from the Quake”

1/11/11: Politico “Milestone”

2010

12/2010: SAP Spectrum Magazine
“Keep the Goodwill Flowing”

11/30/10: Seattle Times
“Global health spending under pressure of U.S. debt”

11/29/10: Dallas Morning News
“Find out all you can about charities before giving”

11/11/10: Forbes.com
“A Matchmaker for Excess Drugs and the Patients Who Need Them”

11/10/10: New York Times
“In Case of Disaster, Carriers Stand Ready to Airlift Aid”

9/17/10: Santa Barbara News-Press TV
“FedEx and Direct Relief International Join Forces”

9/15/2010: KEYT- TV
“Medical Backpacks Donated to Equip Local Personnel for Emergency Response”

9/9/2010: KEYT-TV
“CVS Partners with Direct Relief International to Provide Free Flu Shots”

8/27/2010: WWL-TV
“Clinic that provided needed care after Katrina still thriving with donations”

8/13/2010: KCBS Radio
“Pakistan Emergency Response Update with Brett Williams”

7/15/2010: KEYT
“Helping Haiti, 6 Months Later”

Summer 2010 issue, The Aspen Idea
“Maximum Impact: Aspen Global Leadership Fellows are changing lives, changing communities, and changing the world.”

6/18/2010 WUFT Radio
“Reaching out with relief before hurricanes hit”

6/18/2010 Santa Barbara News-Press
“Take a Bow”

6/2010 805 Living
“Good Deeds”

6/2/10 Santa Barbara News-Press TV
“Direct Relief International Sends Hurricane Supplies to U.S. Gulf States, Caribbean Islands and Central America”

3/10 WholeFoods Magazine
“Industry Answers Haiti’s Cry for Help”

3/1/10 Fast Company
“Social Media Responds to Chile’s Earthquake: We Can Help”

3/1/10 Ventura County Star
“Aid efforts planned for Chilean victims”

2/28/10 Los Angeles Times
“Chile earthquake a test for aid agencies”

2/21/10 Global Health Council
“Haiti Leader Says Quake Toll could Reach 300,000″

2/20/10 Santa Barbara Independent
“An hour on Haiti with a reporter who was there”

2/18/10 Santa Barbara Independent
“Bringing Hope to Haiti”

2/16/10 KCSB 91.9 FM
“Direct Relief International on aid for Haiti”

2/10/10 Santa Barbara News-Press
“Raise a Glass and a Paddle”

2/5/10 Santa Barbara Daily Sound
“Direct Relief takes long-term view on Haiti aid effort”

2/1/10 New York Times
“Haiti Crisis Prompts Fresh Talk of Pooling U.S. Relief Money”

2/1/10 Santa Barbara Independent
“Direct Relief Briefs Officials”

1/19/10 New York Times
“Latest Updates on the Crisis in Haiti”

1/17/10 CBS4 Miami
“S. Fla. Flights Loaded With Supplies Head To Haiti”

1/15/10 The Huffington Post
“Haiti Relief Effort: A Roundup”

1/15/10 Pacific Coast Business Times
“Follow Direct Relief’s lead, and help Haiti”

1/15/10 Anderson Cooper 360
“How to help: Impact Your World”

1/14/10 New York Times
“Haiti Relief Effort Faces ‘Major Challenge’”

1/14/10 NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams
“Virtual world becomes Haiti’s lifeline”

1/14/10 CNN
“Money needed most in Haiti earthquake relief efforts”

1/13/10 Ventura County Star
“Relief agencies commit money, volunteers to Haiti”

1/13/10 The Daily Beast
“How to Help Haiti”

1/13/10 Christian Science Monitor
“Haiti earthquake relief: Aid workers struggle to provide help”

1/13/10 Charity Navigator Blog
“Eyewitness Account From Haiti”

1/13/10 Google Grants Blog
“Grants recipients helping earthquake victims in Haiti”

2009

12-2009 The Armenian Weekly
“UAF Airlift Delivers $4.6 Million of Aid to Armenia”

12-2009 New England Journal of Medicine
“America’s Safety Net and Health Care Reform — What Lies Ahead?”

11-2009 ReliefWeb
“Philippines: AAI first to deliver care to the remote area of Majayjay”

10-2009 KCLU
“Medical corps tries to better prepare Santa Barbara County for major disasters”

08-2009 Santa Barbara News-Press
“This Won’t Hurt a Bit”

06-2009 The Independent Weekly (Lafayette, LA)
“The Coolest Thing in the World”

05-2009 KPCC-FM
“Swine flu panic depletes personnel”

05-2009 NBC San Diego
“Clinics Swamped with Flu Patients”

05-2009 Santa Barbara News-Press
“Flu scare has community health centers at breaking point”

04-2009 Associated Press
“Myanmar villagers still struggle year after storm”

04-2009 Charity Navigator Blog
“Charities Respond to Swine Flu Outbreak”

03-2009 Santa Barbara Independent
“Get Radios Ready”

02-2009 CNN
“Charities Fear Tax Change”

02-2009 Minnesota Daily
“Disaster Revisited: The 2004 Tsunami”

01-2009 Santa Barbara Daily Sound
“Direct Relief gives grants to Tea Fire victims”

2008

12-2008 Marie Stopes International Newsletter
“Proving Direct Relief”

12-2008 The Chronicle of Philanthropy
“How to Decide Which Charity is Best? Look at the CEO”

09-2008 The Washington Post
“The Storms in Haiti”

09-2008 Charity Navigator
“10 of the Best Charities Everyone’s Heard Of”

06-2008 The Washington Times
“Storm survivors face disease risk” by Anthony Jaffee

05-2008 Nonprofit Technology Network Blog
“GIS Put to Use in Myanmar”

05-2008 The Washington Post
“U.S. Disaster Relief Efforts Hampered” by Philip Rucker

05-2008 ABC News
“California to Myanmar”

05-2008 Noozhawk (Santa Barbara)
“Noozhawk Talks: Leslie Dinaberg Sits Down With Thomas Tighe” by Leslie Dinaberg

03-2008 Chronicle of Philanthropy
“Relief Charities Seek to Establish Their Own Crisis Funds” by Caroline Preston

02-2008 Chronicle of Philanthropy
“Aid Slow to Materialize for Victims of Kenya Violence” by Caroline Preston

2007

11-2007 Pacific Coast Business Times
“Hatching DRI’s plan: Top-rated nonprofit goes hi-tech” by Laura Ritter

11-2007 Chronicle of Philanthropy
“Donors Give More Than $27-Million to Aid Victims of Calif. Wildfires” by Caroline Preston

10-2007 Santa Barbara Independent
“Paul Farmer and Thomas Tighe Discuss the Practical Ways to Cure the World” by Thomas Tighe

09-2007 Reuters
“Aid, cash pledged for Indonesia quake victims”

08-2007 Chicago Tribune
“Hooray for Aspirin” by Verna Noel Jones

08-2007 Santa Barbara News-Press
“Direct Relief International sending aid to Peru” by Scott Steepleton

07-2007 Big Ten Conference: Celebrating 25 Years of Big Ten Women’s Championships
“Planning for the Unexpected”

05-2007 Mission Matters (a publication of Commonfund)
“Humanitarian mission, businesslike thinking” [PDF file]

05-2007 New York Times
“Charities Settle Dispute on Split of Surprise Gift” by Stephanie Strom

05-2007 Los Angeles Times
“Clinics to give away asthma inhalers” by Mary Engel

03-2007 The NonProfit Times
“Despite Five-Year Buffer, Cost of Terrorism Remain” by Marla E. Nobles

03-2007 Santa Barbara News-Press
“Volunteer dentists, staff bring back those smiles” by Michael Moriatis

02-2007 Santa Maria Times
“Healthy smiles created for free” by Luis Ernesto Gomez

2006

12-2006 Santa Barbara News-Press
“S.B. organization sends aid to Sierra Leone” by Leana Orsua

10-2006 Video Clip
Direct Relief CEO moderates discussion with President Bill Clinton and founder of Kinko’s in Santa Barbara

10-2006 KCLU-FM (NPR) News
News report on Direct Relief’s work to eliminate childhood blindness in El Salvador

07-2006 Los Angeles Times
“Outreach and its rewards in Zambia” by Amanda Jones

06-2006 Santa Barbara News-Press
“Direct Relief Grants to Aid in Tsunami Recovery” by Chuck Schultz

04-2006 Santa Barbara News-Press
“Local Response Gives Ailing Twins a Chance” by Barney Brantingham

03-2006 Santa Barbara News-Press
“Direct Relief Summit Focuses on Katrina” by Shelly Leachman

03-2006 Santa Barbara Magazine
“GIVING BACK – Direct Relief’s Home Team” by Leslie Dinaberg [PDF File]

2004

11-2004 Chronicle of Philanthropy
“What Nonprofit Leaders Want” compiled by Lauren Kafka

05-2004 Santa Barbara News-Press
“Iranian activist says terrorists at fault, not Islam” by Thomas Schultz

05-2004 U.S. Medicine
“Iraq Pharmacy Structure In Rebuilding Mode” by Sandra Basu

03-2004 Santa Barbara News-Press
“Direct Relief International announces record year in 2003″ by Chuck Schultz

01-2004 The Washington Post
“Sanctions Waived Temporarily to Aid Iran” By Eric M. Weiss

2003

12-2003 Forbes
“Charities – Our Guides to the Best Ones” [PDF File]

12-2003 Consumers Digest
“Charities: Making Sure Your Donation Counts” [PDF File]

12-2003 Santa Barbara News-Press
“Direct Relief Increases Local Support” by Chuck Schultz

10-2003 Chronicle of Philanthropy
“The Philanthropy 400″ [PDF File]

08-2003 Cox News Service
“Security Concerns in Afghanistan Affecting Aid Workers” by George Edmonson

08-2003 Los Angeles Times
“Relief Group Is Sending Medical Supplies to Iraq” by William Overend

02-2003 Ventura County Star
“Aid group ready if war breaks out” by Brad Smith

2002

09-2002 Santa Barbara News Press
“What We’ve Learned in the New Millennium” by Thomas Tighe

05-2002 Los Angeles Times
“A Medical Supplier Without Borders” by Scott Martelle

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