Stamford, CT (PRWEB) March 17, 2005
Cornerstone Community School in Washington, D.C. will receive free discount prescription memberships for its parents and families this week from Vertrue Incorporated (VTRU), a leading consumer services marketing company. The memberships provide up to 60 percent off prescription drugs at participating pharmacies. The donation is part of VertrueÂs one million dollar giveaway of discount prescription memberships to charitable organization beneficiaries nationwide.
ÂVertrueÂs generosity will bring financial relief to many of our families by decreasing their out-of-pocket healthcare costs. We are pleased to receive VertrueÂs valuable assistance,Â said LaToya Walker, principal at Cornerstone Community School.
Cornerstone Community School services the needs of economically and culturally-diverse students in kindergarten through sixth grade. Founded in December 1998, Cornerstone Community SchoolÂs mission is to provide a nurturing and academically rigorous Christian education through a partnership of family, school and community. This is the first time that Cornerstone is partnering with the Stamford, Conn.-based Vertrue.
ÂVertrue is a company committed to helping people with the rising costs of healthcare through charitable partnerships, and we are thrilled to service the families of Cornerstone Community School by leveraging our vast network of providers for free discount membership services,Â said Sandy Malone, vice president of public affairs at Vertrue.
Earlier this month, Vertrue launched a philanthropic program nationwide in an effort to help uninsured and underinsured consumers. VertrueÂs giveaway program aims to help needy families by providing them with significant discounts on prescription drugs, vision care and other health services.
Vertrue is giving away one million dollars worth of discount prescription memberships to charitable organization beneficiaries on a first come, first serve basis. For more information, visit Freepharmacycard.
The program memberships are not restricted by family income or type of medication. Prescription drugs are eligible for up to 60 percent off generic drug purchases and up to 20 percent off on brand-name prescription drug purchases through a network of more than 48,000 participating pharmacies. The membership also offers up to 50 percent off on eye exams, prescription lenses, frames and contacts at more than 8,000 participating vision centers, and also provides savings on vitamins and nutrition programs.
The membership card, which normally retails for $29.95, covers individuals or families with children under 23 years of age who reside in the household.
Headquartered in Stamford, Conn., Vertrue Incorporated is a category leader in both membership and loyalty programs, bringing value direct to consumers through an array of benefits in healthcare, discounts, personal property, security and personals. With broad online and offline distribution capabilities, Vertrue offers its corporate client partners effective tools to enhance market presence, strengthen customer affinity and generate additional value. For more information, visit http://www.vertrue.com.
About Cornerstone Community School
The vision of Cornerstone Community School is to provide a Christ-centered, nurturing and academically rigorous education for the young people of Washington, D.C. Cornerstone School is built on the core principles of spiritual growth, academic excellence, discipline, personal responsibility, and community. We seek to instill in God's children a lifelong joy of learning and to equip them with the knowledge, skills and values necessary to become leaders who serve others in light of Christ and His truth. Cornerstone Community School aims to reflect the cultural and economic diversity of the communities it serves and to become a cornerstone of hope there. More information about Cornerstone Community School here.