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  • Direct Relief Women Raise Funds for 5,400 Safe Births
    Direct Relief Women Raise Funds for 5,400 Safe Births
    An estimated 5,400 babies have a better chance at life thanks to the members of Direct Relief Women – a volunteer group that supports Direct Relief’s programs targeting maternal and child health – who raised $135,000 at their fifth annual Mother’s Day event held Thursday evening at the home of...
  • Thomas Tighe, CEO Direct Relief; Abdul Jalloh, CEO Medical Research Centre; Madina Rahman, Deputy Secretary, Health and Sanitation, Sierra Leone
    Sierra Leone Deputy Health Minister Visits Direct Relief, Ebola Innovation Summit
    April 20, 2015 by
    SANTA BARBARA, Calif., April 20, 2015 – Sierra Leone’s Deputy Minister of Health and Sanitation, Madina Rahman, and Abdul Jalloh, Executive Director of Sierra Leone-based Medical Research Centre, today concluded a four-day visit to Direct Relief’s California headquarters to discuss emerging priorities and plan sustained interventions as Ebola cases wane...
  • 747 Jets to West Africa as Ebola Response Pivots toward Recovery
    747 Jets to West Africa as Ebola Response Pivots toward Recovery
    Direct Relief Delivers 83 Health Facility Supply Modules, Prescription Medicines to Help Revitalize Ebola-Affected Health Facilities SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Feb. 4, 2015 – A Direct Relief-chartered Boeing 747 departed Los Angeles International Airport today carrying more than $7 million in prescription medicines as well as supply modules to sufficiently equip...
  • Pallets of medical supplies from Direct Relief offloaded at airport
    First Ebola Treatment Unit for Local Health Workers Arrives in Sierra Leone
    View image | Direct Relief delivers two 10-bed medical tents specifically for local health staff in Sierra Leone SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Dec. 23, 2014 – In response to urgent requests from the Deputy Minister of Health and the Junior Doctors’ Association of Sierra Leone, Direct Relief delivered two 10-bed medical tents...
  • Direct Relief Four Star Charity - Charity Navigator
    Ten of the Best Charities Everyone’s Heard Of
    December 10, 2014 by
    Direct Relief Tops Charity Navigator’s List SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Dec. 10, 2014 /Direct Relief/ — Charity Navigator, America’s premier independent charity evaluator, has ranked Direct Relief No. 1 on its list of “Ten of the Best Charities Everyone’s Heard Of.” Charity Navigator, which helps inform intelligent giving decisions through objective ratings...


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