Brand Partnerships

Business for Humanity

Direct Relief works across industries with more than 175 companies, adapting for humanitarian purposes the insights, approaches, and tools developed for commercial activity. These collaborations involve contributed products and services, financial donations, and other joint initiatives. Learn More

The Multiplier Effect

Donated medicine, products and services are matched with urgent health needs, helping fill resource gaps in the U.S. and worldwide – from medicine and supplies to logistics expertise and technology solutions. Learn More

Covid-19: Personal Protective Gear

Direct Relief is offering its extensive warehousing and logistics capabilities β€” free-of-charge β€” as a way for businesses, individuals, and institutions to distribute any available personal protective gear they have to U.S. health facilities, and is accepting donations of PPE for this purpose.

Needed items include:

  • N95 masks (NIOSH approved)
  • Surgical and procedure masks (FDA approved)
  • Exam gloves (powder free; nitrile or latex preferred)
  • Isolation gowns/coveralls
  • Goggles
  • Face shields

Items must meet the following criteria:

  • Expiry date: 2020+
  • Minimum quantity: 1 pallet
  • Condition: original packaging

Needed items that meet the above criteria may be shipped to:

Direct Relief
6100 Wallace Becknell Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93117

Drop offs must be scheduled or shipped via FedEx, UPS, or Common Carrier

Active Emergencies

Health worker Reuben Chipelesa of Nkhunga Health Centre in Malawi wears donated PPE from the Covid-19 Action Fund for Africa. (Photo courtesy of Homeline Media)

Disease Outbreaks

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Direct Relief is equipping health workers responding to coronavirus (COVID-19) in China, the U.S. and around the world with protective gear and critical resources.


Fire Relief

Direct Relief is responding after a series of major fires erupted around the world, including in Australia, the Amazon and throughout the U.S.

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