Project C.U.R.E: Delivering Health & Hope to the World
Having access to sufficient medical care is something we often take for granted. Much of the world doesn’t have the same access to medical care and the devices used to treat medical issues which leads to lapses in care and, unfortunately, illness and death. Project C.U.R.E. began collecting and distributing medical supplies over 3 decades ago. They are the world’s largest distributor of donated medical supplies and equipment aiding doctors and nurses serving in more than 135 countries. Project C.U.R.E. delivers three to five semi-truck-sized ocean containers packed with supplies and equipment each week to hospitals and clinics with limited resources. They partner with hundreds of healthcare professionals traveling to provide critical medical care and training. The pandemic created a greater need for not only medical care but the PPE and equipment needed to battle against the virus on the frontlines.
With the last year impacting so many of us, when we came in contact with Project C.U.R.E. we knew we needed to help amplify their message with a unique unisex bracelet, and interview Project C.U.R.E.’s Ruth Sanchez to learn more about their incredible organization.
Project C.U.R.E. Donor Bracelets
Our Caring Cords bracelets are an incredibly popular product because of their versatility. They are unisex, suitable for all ages, and incorporate brand colors in an eye-catching way. Project C.U.R.E’s bracelets are intertwined black and red, a custom open to match their brand. They come with a custom card featuring their message and their logo front and center. These bracelets were given to donors as a thank you for being a part of their mission and helping the world.
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Kay spoke with Ruth Sanchez about Project C.U.R.E., their incredible work, the challenges presented by the pandemic, and more!
Watch their conversation below or click here to listen on Spotify
About Ruth Sanchez and Project C.U.R.E
Ruth Sanchez is Executive Director of Project C.U.R.E. in Phoenix, Arizona. She focuses on raising awareness and funds for their programs while serving international partners with life-saving container projects, recruitment of donors, and more. She loves partnering with local corporations, churches, and other organizations to help further their mission. She is an active long-term volunteer supporting nonprofits including Special Olympics and Sun Sounds. She loves humanitarian projects, hiking, theater, theology, and writing short children’s stories.
Project C.U.R.E. began in 1987 with the intention of delivering donated medical supplies and equipment to hospitals and clinics in under-developed countries. Over the last 30 years, they have become the world’s largest supplier of donated medical relief aiding children and families in over 135 countries. They believe where you live shouldn’t determine WHETHER you live. In addition to medical equipment, they work with medical professionals to render aid and work with 30,000 volunteers a year while operating warehouses in 7 US cities. Project C.U.R.E focuses on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases such as HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, Ebola, and more. They work alongside the experts to treat victims of earthquakes, floods, and other natural disasters along with finding sustainable solutions to the world’s health problems and issues.
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