Disaster Relief Efforts

Afya is uniquely positioned as a nimble and proactive first responder, a hub, in times of urgent need. Our tenacious approach to relief has allowed us to circumvent harrowing conditions to deliver comprehensive aid to those most in need, ultimately bridging the gap between life and death.

Afya works with healthcare professionals and the infrastructure of the impacted region to identify the specific, pressing healthcare needs “on the ground.” This is an essential step that allows us to provide just what’s needed to address critical health, surgical and humanitarian needs when disasters strike.

As part of our disaster relief efforts, Afya has sent 3 million pounds of emergency supplies to Haiti, Japan, Pakistan, Greece, Syria, and Puerto Rico following the occurrence of severe natural disasters.

Our Current Campaigns:

$6 for 2 Masks

$6 for 2 Masks

Afya can purchase and deliver thousands of desperately needed masks to our local healthcare workers. A $6 donation here will deliver 2 N95 masks to doctors and nurses who are working tirelessly to save us and those we love.

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Partnership with San Juan Marriott

Partnership with San Juan Marriott

Afya is proud to announce its partnership with the San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino and Accion Social in San Juan. This partnership will serve vulnerable populations in Puerto Rico by delivering vital medical supplies to the medically frail and elderly....

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Matching Grant

Matching Grant

You can make a difference! Support access to healthcare in the most vulnerable global communities by making a donation now through midnight 12.31.19. Dollar for dollar, your donation to the Afya Foundation will be matched throughout the entire holiday season.  Double...

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Within 48 hours of a natural disaster

Afya becomes a hub, a dependable arena, for impactful humanism.

Here are the ways in which all stakeholders can get immediately involved:

Donate financially to support the hub’s capacity to immediately respond and deliver supplies to the impacted region.

Contact Afya for a list of critically needed supplies (from the impacted region’s infrastructure) to plan a collection drive

Donate medical and humanitarian supplies on the request list from the region.

Join us at our Yonkers warehouse to sort and pack materials for shipment

Are You a…

 

Clinician

If you are going on a medical mission, please click here.

Traveler

If you are going away on holiday and want to bring a Afya Luggage for Life duffel, please click here.

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