Press Releases

Direct Relief Makes $30 Million in Medical Inventory Available for Tornado Relief and Recovery Efforts

$100k Initial Cash Committed for Affected Communities As the wide-ranging effects of the Midwest tornadoes continue to be assessed, Direct Relief today […]

Accreditation Unique among U.S. Nonprofits for Safe Drug Handling, Industry Best Practices

National Association of Boards of Pharmacy’s “Verified-Accredited Wholesale Distributor” Designation Enables Only 50-State Program for Charitable Medications and Emergencies Direct Relief has […]

Direct Relief Women Raises Funds for 4,000 Safe Births at Annual Mother’s Day Event

Direct Relief Women – a group that supports Direct Relief’s programs targeting maternal and child health – raised more than $100,000 at […]

Breezy Point Volunteer Firefighters Receive Emergency Packs, $10,000 to Rebuild After Sandy

Direct Relief, Good Morning America Help First Responders Prepare for Emergency  SANTA BARBARA, Calif. , May 7– Humanitarian organization, Direct Relief, equipped […]

Direct Relief Readies Response to Southern California Wildfires

Reaching out to clinic partners in the nearby areas and readying fire-related inventory SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 2– In response to fast-moving […]

The Inconvenient Truth Facing Millions Who Suffer From Obstetric Fistula

More Care Reported Worldwide for Women Suffering with “The Backyard Disease,” but Problem Outpaces Efforts to Address Santa Barbara, Calif. (April, 15, […]