Hurricane Harvey

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This is what MedShare is doing to help those impacted by Hurricane Harvey:

  • MedShare has sent over $127,000 worth of emergency care supplies to Harvey-impacted communities!
  • We have partnered with Convoy of Hope, Texas Diaper Bank, First Aid for All, and Team Rubicon to deliver medical aid to nonprofit organizations and direct healthcare providers in Texas.
  • On September 20th, our Western Regional Director traveled to Texas to coordinate with our partners on the ground, including Circle of Health International, to determine ongoing needs.
  • Atlanta Falcon Dontari Poe donated toward MedShare’s Hurricane Harvey relief efforts!
  • On October 6th we received a donation of more than 8oo pounds of essential care supplies from NCL OP in Walnut Creek!
  • MedShare is collecting medical supplies and basic care items at our locations in Atlanta, San Francisco, and New York to deliver to those impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

  • Our corporate and faith-based partners across the country have begun more than 40 individual supply drives to be donated to MedShare’s Disaster Relief efforts.

  • Many of our corporate partners have begun their own office supply drives! If you’d like to start a supply drive for MedShare at your organization, contact donate@medshare.org.
  • We’ve received vital supply donations from many organizations including Tronex, VWR Medical, The San Francisco SanBao Buddhist Temple Young Adult Division and the Sunday Buddhism Class, CBC National Bank, and Georgia Tech!
  • MedShare has been recognized as one of the most effective charities responding to the hurricanes by several publications:
  • Our Medical Mission Team Store is fully stocked and ready to equip healthcare professionals on their way to impacted areas.
    • We are waiving our donation request for teams taking up to 100 pounds of supplies.
    • To pick up supplies, please fill out an application and:
  • We are organizing with our NGO partners to determine the most efficient and impactful response using all of our resources. Visit PQMD.org for more information about quality medical donations during disaster relief efforts.

Here’s what you can do:

  • Volunteer to sort and box supplies to be sent to impacted areas.
  • Donate to MedShare’s Disaster Relief Fund.
  • Help us spread the word that aid workers can collect medical supplies from our Medical Mission Team Store.
  • Talk to your friends and family about getting involved and share our posts on social media. We want everyone to know that MedShare is here to help!