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PROJECT C.U.R.E.

What Is It?: The largest provider of donated medical supplies and equipment to developing countries around the world. Since its inception, it has delivered medical relief to needy people in over 130 countries.

 

Help Needed: Sort and pack medical supplieshelp in the warehouse, or donate Kits for Kids

 

Minimum Age to Volunteer: 15, to help at the warehouse. All ages may help with Kits for Kids.

Help Needed

HELP IN WAREHOUSE

Sort and organize donated medical supplies, prepare the supplies for international shipment, and/or manage warehouse inventory.

DONATE KITS FOR KIDS

Volunteers donate basic medical and hygiene items such as toothbrushes and antibiotic ointment to fill bags that Project CURE provides. The kits are delivered to impoverished families throughout the world.  Each kit requires a $5 donation to cover the cost of delivering it.  More information is here.

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Project C.U.R.E. Kits for Kids Video (2 minutes 30 seconds) (2014)

Project C.U.R.E. Video (4 minutes 28 seconds) (2016)

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Comments about “PROJECT C.U.R.E.

  • Helping out at Project C.U.R.E. is fulfilling, given their lifesaving work, and everyone that volunteers and interns there is very friendly. There is always tons to do, so you’ll never be left bored waiting for a task. You can either help out in the warehouse, which is slightly more physical but where the tasks are more varied, or sort medical supplies indoors in the air conditioning. Whichever your preference may be, you can always grab a popsicle from the fridge and chat with the other high school and college age people there when you need a break!

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