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VGM assists Red Cross in Louisiana

August 31, 2016HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa - VGM Homelink has used its network of HME providers and manufacturer partners to coordinate the delivery of 208 wheelchairs, first aid kits to accommodate 6,500 people and 130 service bells to shelters in areas affected by flooding in southern Louisiana. Homelink was asked by the American Red Cross to coordinate medical supplies to aid displaced flood victims. “Once we received the call from the Red Cross, our team dedicated to crisis situations began sourcing the requested...

Crisis Situation, Red Cross, VGM Homelink

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Diabetes doesn't disappear in natural disaster

January 19, 2010Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

Last Friday I texted my $10 donation to the Red Cross to help victims of last week's earthquake in Haiti. But, aside from the overarching needs of food/water/shelter there are bound to be large numbers of Haitians who need more specific help, including medical care and medicines for specific health conditions, like, say diabetes. dLife, a multimedia organization geared toward people with diabetes, posted a few options for those of you who would like to donate for more specific needs. Here are two: dLife...

Diabetes, dLife, Doctors Without Borders, e-SP, Earthquake, Haiti, Haiti, Insulin, Insulin for life, Red Cross, syringes, test strips, UNICEF

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