October 26, 2022

Clinics Across Florida, New Jersey & California Advancing Mental Health in Underserved Communities – Awarded Funding from Teva Pharmaceuticals, Direct Relief and NAFC

Community Routes: Access to Mental Healthcare, a partnership between Direct Relief, the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics, and Teva Pharmaceuticals, provides awards to support clinics expanding access to mental health services across three states Teva Pharmaceuticals, the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC) and Direct Relief announced today – as part […]

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October 25, 2022

The Owens & Minor Foundation Announces Donation to National Association for Free and Charitable Clinics

$100,000 donation will support National Association for Free and Charitable Clinics programming and health equity scholarship opportunities. Donation advances the Owens & Minor Foundation’s goal of helping to create healthier communities. RICHMOND, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 25, 2022– The Owens & Minor Foundation today announced a donation of $100,000 to the National Association of Free and Charitable […]

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October 6, 2022

Hurricane Ian: Receiving Assistance from the NAFC

For many residents in the south, and especially in Florida, Hurricane Ian has left a trail of devastation in its path. According to a late September report from The Washington Post, more than 700 rescues were being conducted after Ian ravaged the state. The death toll is still being counted as of this writing. As […]

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September 29, 2022

BD, Heart to Heart International, NAFC and Henry Schein Cares Award Critical Lab Equipment to Six U.S. Free and Charitable Clinics

Public-Private Partnership Supporting Diagnostic Testing in Vulnerable Communities has Provided $2.6 Million to U.S. Clinics Since 2017 to Help Improve Patient Outcomes and Health Equity FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Sept. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, in conjunction with Heart to Heart International (HHI), the […]

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June 8, 2022

Direct Relief, the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics and Teva Pharmaceuticals Partner to Advance Access to Behavioral Health Services

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. & PARSIPPANY, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Direct Relief, the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC), and Teva Pharmaceuticals today launched a new program to expand medication access and provide grant funding to free and charitable clinics that care for medically underserved patients suffering from depression and/or anxiety. Teva is providing free and […]

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January 26, 2022

Direct Relief, BD, NAFC Announce Free and Charitable Clinic Grant Winners

$300,000 in charitable grants will help address chronic disease care among U.S. vulnerable populations Photos courtesy of Church Health Center of Memphis, Inc. and West Virginia Health Right, Inc. In their continued effort to help vulnerable populations access health care services that address chronic disease, Direct Relief, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) and the National [...]
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December 8, 2021

Eko and the National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics Partner to Improve Cardiovascular Care in Medically Underserved Communities

Eko donates smart stethoscope and telehealth kits to free & charitable clinics across 33 states, enhancing cardiac screening services to uninsured and medically underserved Americans OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Eko, a cardiopulmonary digital health company, today announced its partnership with the National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics (NAFC). The partnership [...]
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August 5, 2021

Medication Can Be An Expensive Barrier to Care. At Charitable Pharmacies, It’s Free.

Charitable pharmacies are a medication safety-net for those who can’t afford their medications and would otherwise be turned away. In the U.S., those who can’t afford their medications often go without them. Most pharmacies charge for prescription drugs and, unlike hospital emergency rooms, “if you don’t have the money, you get turned away,” said Rusty […]

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