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NY Family Health Center Receives $250,000 Grant after Suffering Devastating Losses from Sandy

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Direct Relief and National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) help local health center resume care for thousands in need SANTA BARBARA, CA, Nov. 21 – The Joseph P. Addabbo Family Center learned today that they will receive a $250,000 grant after suffering catastrophic damages caused by Hurricane Sandy to three of their community health centers, two in the Rockaways […]

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Santa Barbara Community Invited to Join New York Native, Billy Baldwin, in Helping Sandy Survivors

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Nov. 22:  Locals to assemble 1,000 Personal Care Packs Thanksgiving morning at Direct Relief warehouse in Goleta SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Nov. 16 – From 9 to 11 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 22), the Santa Barbara community is invited to join Billy Baldwin and Direct Relief in packing 1,000 personal care kits filled with basic hygiene items for those affected […]

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Hurricane Sandy: National Groups Join to Support Nonprofit Health Centers and Clinics

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National Association of Community Health Centers, Direct Relief; Establish Sandy Fund to Support Safety-Net Facilities in Affected Communities BETHESDA, Md., SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Nov. 7 – Two national nonprofit organizations, The National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) and Direct Relief International, announced today that they have joined together and established a special fund to support the patients and nonprofit […]

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Direct Relief Increases Commitment to Sandy Relief to $1 Million Cash

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$25 million in medical material also available; FedEx makes initial deliveries  of nutritional products for nonprofit health center patients in NYC SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Nov. 3 – Direct Relief has increased its financial commitment of cash to $1 million from its original $250,000 after receiving financial contributions totaling more than $500,000 for Hurricane Sandy over the past 48 hours. The […]

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Direct Relief Commits $250,000 for Hurricane Sandy Relief and Recovery Efforts

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$25 million in medical inventory also made available for affected areas  SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Oct. 31 – As the wide-ranging effects of Hurricane Sandy continue to be assessed, Direct Relief today committed an initial $250,000 and its entire $25 million stockpile of available medical inventories to support medical relief and recovery efforts in communities affected by the superstorm that hit […]

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Big Data vs. Big Storm: New Technology Informs Hurricane Sandy Preparedness, Response

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 Direct Relief gets help from Palantir to transform humanitarian relief with powerful analytical tools, enabling faster and more precise emergency response. SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Oct. 29 – As Hurricane Sandy barrels up the East Coast, Direct Relief is working with technology partners at Palantir to assess needs, determine likely emergency scenarios, and mount a targeted response for health clinic partners […]

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