Press Releases

Santa Barbara Vintners Raise $1 Million for Direct Relief in Record-Setting Auction

Funds will support medical care for people in need around the world SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Feb. 24, 2014 – In its most […]

Chris Harrison Hosts Santa Barbara Wine Auction Benefiting Direct Relief

With a little help from his celebrity friends, “The Bachelor” host promotes global aid efforts SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Feb. 23, 2014 – […]

Direct Relief Emergency Airlift to Provide 50 Tons of Essential Medications, Supplies to Philippines

Largest-ever airlift in organization’s history, donated by FedEx, follows $4 million in emergency medical aid already provided since devastating typhoon SANTA BARBARA, […]

How will the Affordable Care Act Affect Where 20+ Million People Receive Health Care?

Online Project launched to Provide Perspectives from Leaders of Nonprofit Safety Net Health Centers and Clinics on Frontlines of ACA implementation SANTA […]

Nonprofit Releases Seasonal Flu Report as Government Shutdown Suspends Influenza Surveillance

Top 10 Cities at Risk are in TX, OK, NM, WA, CA, MD, LA SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Oct. 12 — With the federal government […]

Direct Relief Among Global Leaders at Clinton Global Initiative

Organization announces support of partnership to expand health care for people in Pakistan  SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Sept. 24, 2013 – Direct Relief […]