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Direct Relief

Lilly helping people prepare for disasters, making meds available

Lilly helping people prepare for disasters, making meds available

INDIANAPOLIS —  The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1. With natural disasters and extreme weather on the rise, it’s critical to be prepared and ready to respond. That’s why Eli Lilly and Co. and two leading disaster relief organizations – Healthcare Ready and Direct Relief – are working to help people prepare for disasters and

AbbVie donates $100 mil. for health care, housing in Puerto Rico

AbbVie donates $100 mil. for health care, housing in Puerto Rico

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill. — AbbVie announced a donation of $100 million to two organizations, Direct Relief and Habitat for Humanity International, to strengthen access to healthcare and housing in Puerto Rico. The organizations will receive $50 million each. This donation is an extension of the more than $4 million AbbVie provided following the unprecedented natural disasters of 2017. “AbbVie has a longstanding commitment

McKesson steps up Hurricane Harvey support

McKesson steps up Hurricane Harvey support

SAN FRANCISCO — McKesson Corp. has boosted its Hurricane Harvey relief donations to more than $300,000 in support of recovery efforts in the inundated Houston area. McKesson and the McKesson Foundation late Thursday announced $100,000 cash donation to nonprofit Direct Relief and $150,000 in-kind donation of medical supplies to World Vision. The two organizations will