Navigation Links
Natural Products Foundation Program Makes First 'Healthy Match'
Date:6/23/2009

New initiative unites underserved community health programs with donations from natural products manufacturers

WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Natural Products Foundation (NPF) is pleased to announce the first "match" in its new effort to connect community health programs that are feeling the strain of the current economic climate with natural products companies willing to donate products, such as nutrition bars, dietary supplements and health and beauty aids. Named "Healthy Match," the program's first beneficiary is the Sarasota Community Medical Clinic, which offers a variety of health care services to the uninsured and financially needy throughout Sarasota County, Fla. Donations to the clinic are coming from Aubrey Organics, Carlson Nutritional Supplements, NOW Foods and Franklyn BioScience.

"Our population of patients will greatly benefit from having donated dietary supplements and personal care products," said Kathryn Cantley, R.N., B.A., clinical manager of the Sarasota clinic. "These products are generally something our patients cannot afford, but will definitely enhance their quality of life."

Thus far, seven additional community health programs across the country are participating in the project: No Aids Task Force, New Orleans, La.; Leahy Clinic for the Uninsured, Scranton, Penn.; Erie Family Health Center, Chicago, Ill.; West Side Community Health Services, St. Paul, Minn.; Creating Health Institute, Spokane, Wash.; Fourth Street Clinic, Salt Lake City, Utah; and North by Northeast Clinic, Portland, Ore.

"The community organizations participating in Healthy Match provide services to the needy free of charge," said Tracy Taylor, executive director of the Natural Products Foundation. "Often staffed only by volunteers, these community-run centers help ensure that individuals who are unable to afford health-related services do not simply slip through the cracks of a broken health care system."

The NPF is continuing to enroll community health programs and natural products companies to participate in Healthy Match. All products contributed go directly to the community program of the donor's choice, and contributions, material or financial, are generally tax deductible. Learn more about the Healthy Match program at: naturalproductsfoundation.org/healthymatch.

The Natural Products Foundation is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation organized exclusively to stimulate and support research, education and knowledge regarding dietary supplements, nutritional foods, and related products, with the overall objective of advancing the knowledge of the public, and thereby, improving the public health.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Natural Products Foundation
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Video: Gabrielle Reece Shows Natural is Beautiful in New PureVia(TM) Campaign
2. Nordic Omega-3 Fishies from Nordic Naturals Offers Quality EPA and DHA for Children with Kid Pleasin Taste
3. CIGGX, the 100% Natural Smokers Aid That Reduces the Desire to Smoke, Selects TransMedia Group as Their PR Firm
4. Nature's Healing Nutrition - Healing the Body Naturally
5. Pacific Shore Holdings, Inc. Launches Burner Balm a Revolutionary, Energy-Boosting, Appetite-Suppressing, Fat-Burning Lip Balm - Natural, Green and Cost-Effective - Featured on NBCs Today Show
6. MORE WOMEN SHUN HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY Garden of Life Offers a Natural Solution with Oceans 3™ Healthy Hormones™
7. Elsevier launches online version of the Chinese Journal of Natural Medicines
8. PHRs Protect Families From the Harshest Realities of Natural Disasters
9. NIAHC Premiers Its Natural Health Care and Balanced Living Website
10. The First High-Performance Sports Water, AquaHydrate, Delivers Cellular Hydration and Electrolytes, Naturally
11. The First High Performance Sports Water - AquaHydrate - to Offer Ionic Minerals Through Exclusive Agreement With Natural Foods Pioneer, Trace Minerals Research
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... March 28, 2017 , ... Usually, the impending arrival of ... However, for those self-conscious about a double chin, this means more anxiety than elation. ... , “For most people, a double chin is undesirable,” Dr. Goldman said, “but ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... March 28, 2017 , ... Award-winning medical group Allied ... as new board chair for Orange County health care system CalOptima Friday. CalOptima ... soon-to-be former chair Mark Refowitz’s term, which runs through June 30 of this ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... , ... With less than 10,000 dermatologists in the United States and more ... while the desire to conquer breakouts and eliminate skincare stress is widespread. Curology ... today released its inaugural survey on the State of Acne in America. , ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... March 28, 2017 , ... The Executives, ... to raise money to for the Toys for Tots Literacy Campaign at their Semi-Annual ... in excess of $70 billion, the U.S. ranks at number 14 internationally in literacy. ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... CA (PRWEB) , ... March 28, 2017 , ... ... which will be offered by the American Association of Integrative Medicine and available ... for healthcare providers at the AutismOne 2017 Conference in Colorado Springs. , Ed ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/28/2017)... , March 28, 2017  Market leading ... announced a partnership with premium news content provider ... companies to extract key insights from Dow Jones ... technology. The Linguamatics I2E platform is ... global pharmaceutical companies. The Linguamatics-Dow Jones partnership helps ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... Therapeutics, a subsidiary of Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IONS), today ... Christopher Gabrieli , partner emeritus ... of the board of Akcea Therapeutics. ... Sandford D. Smith , founder and ... are excited to announce this expansion to our board and ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... 28, 2017 RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NASDAQ: ... that address significant unmet medical needs, today announced ... Japan Patent Office (JPO) for the composition of ... (CTGF) for the treatment or prevention of fibrotic ... and proliferative retinopathy (Japanese Patent #: 6060071).  This ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: