In Vistaprint’s commitment to supporting community-wide action to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the company has partnered with the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC) to help underserved communities throughout the United States fight the pandemic. The NAFC has received a donation of 240,000 reusable Face Masks and filters from Vistaprint that will be distributed to more than 125 Free and Charitable Clinics in 39 states throughout the country.
Biogen and Eisai launch multiple initiatives to help patients with Alzheimer’s disease access ADUHELM™
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., June 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Following today’s U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) accelerated approval of ADUHELMTM (aducanumab-avwa) as the first and only Alzheimer’s disease treatment to address a defining pathology of the disease by reducing amyloid beta plaques in the brain, Biogen (Nasdaq: BIIB) and Eisai Inc., U.S. subsidiary of Eisai Co., Ltd., announced a range of programs intended to support access for all qualified patients, including traditionally underserved populations. These initiatives aim to help patients and their families understand the disease, navigate the diagnostic journey, secure culturally competent care and afford treatment.
During May, we celebrate nurses for all they do to keep patients healthy – even more deserved because of the COVID-19 pandemic, when excellent patient care can mean life and death. Nicole Lamoreaux, President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC), calls nurses “the heart and soul of what we do.” Her nonprofit works to ensure the medically underserved have access to affordable, quality health care.
GoodRx Launches GoodRx Helps, a $40+ Million Charitable Initiative to Help Improve Healthcare for Americans Who Need It Most
Philanthropic effort partners with clinics, physicians and medical professionals across America to provide free medications to low-income patients
The National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics (NAFC) presents the Fifth Annual Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Award for Health Equity to Dr. Maurice Lee, Chief Medical Officer and Medical Director of St. Vincent de Paul’s Virginia G. Piper Medical & Dental Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona. “For decades, Free and Charitable Clinics and Pharmacies, their […]
Thursday, December 10, 2020 – WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced it is supporting a nearly $3 million commitment to increasing access to flu vaccines for underserved communities throughout the country. Through its Project Health initiative, CVS Health is contributing $2 million to the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC) to help distribute flu vaccines to […]
CVS Health and CVS Health Foundation announce nearly $1.25 million to increase access to health care and address food insecurity in Ohio
Tuesday, December 8, 2020 – WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) and the CVS Health Foundation today announced a total of nearly $1.25 million in grants to help underserved communities in Ohioincrease access to food and health care. CVS Health will provide $1 million to free and charitable clinics in Ohio to increase access to telehealth services in coordination with the National Association […]
Faith groups are vital to the social safety net. But volunteers they rely on are aging and their denominations are shrinking.
CRAB ORCHARD, Tenn. — On a Tuesday morning in early November, Sister Mary Lisa Renfer, dressed in a full habit, the wind whipping her veil behind her, stood in the parking lot of Crab Orchard Christian Church, where the mobile clinic she runs out of a 40-foot-long truck was parked. “I am a rebel,” said […]
Henry Schein Cares Foundation Launches the ‘Wearing Is Caring’ Campaign Supported by The UPS Foundation
Public Health Awareness Campaign to Promote Access to Health Among Underserved Communities, and Help Reduce the Spread of COVID-19 in Hot Spots MELVILLE, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 20, 2020– The Henry Schein Cares Foundation (HSCF), in partnership with The UPS Foundation, recently launched ‘Wearing is Caring,’ a public health awareness campaign designed to raise awareness of health care disparities in underserved […]
HANNIBAL, MO (WGEM) – According to the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics, 80 percent of those clinics say funding is their biggest concern since the start of the pandemic. The Hannibal Free Clinic has also seen this problem. The clinic is run completely on donations and fundraisers, which have suffered since the start […]