DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline, one of the world's leading research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies, today announced the 10 winners of its GlaxoSmithKline IMPACT Awards. In total, the North Carolina and Philadelphia-area healthcare nonprofit organizations will receive $400,000 in grant funding for providing access to healthcare for the underserved in their communities.
Three of the North Carolina recipients listed below are based in counties that became eligible for a GlaxoSmithKline IMPACT Award for the first time in 2011 -- Alamance, Lee and Moore.
"All of the GlaxoSmithKline IMPACT Award winners are leaders in the nonprofit world and in their communities," said Mary Linda Andrews, GlaxoSmithKline Director of Community Partnerships. "The dedicated teams of professionals and volunteers at these organizations are working on the front lines to provide access to healthcare at a time when people need it most. These awards provide additional resources to help them continue their important work."
Grants were awarded to the following organizations:
The Healing Place of Wake County - Raleigh, N.C., Wake County
Helping Hand Clinic Inc. - Sanford, N.C., Lee County
Housing for New Hope, Inc. - Durham, N.C., Durham County
Legal Clinic for the Disabled, Inc. - Philadelphia, Pa.
Moore Free Care Clinic, Inc. - Southern Pines, N.C., Moore County
North Carolina Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc. - Mebane, N.C., Alamance County
Phoenixville Healthcare Access Foundation - Phoenixville, Pa., Chester County
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