Press Releases

Direct Relief Joins National VOAD as First Associate Member

The National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) announced today that Direct Relief is joining the network as the first Associate Member. […]

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 […]