American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund Needs Your Help

Many may have seen Gail J. McGovern, President and CEO of the American Red Cross, on CNN telling America that the Red Cross has seen so many disasters in such a short period of time that its Disaster relief fund now has no funds in it. Yet with no funds available the American Red Cross will continue all of its relief efforts to the persons affected by Hurricane Gustav and other disasters funded from boworrowings. Her plea to Americans could not be more American, which was seen by millions on CNN and other national TV programs.

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Baton Rouge, LA (PRWEB) September 8, 2008

http://www.PatientAssistance.com and http://www.YourRxCard.com is proud to be helping the American Red Cross by adding the American Red Cross disaster fund link banners on all of the companies prescription assistance websites. YourRxCard.com has also contacted many Insurance companies, PHRMA foundations, Oil company foundations and other related entities asking that they help the disaster relief fund efforts by adding donation links also. We hope some of these entities will also help fund the disaster relief efforts with available excess funds as Hurricane IKE bears down on the US.

You may make your individual or corporate contribution directly to the American Red Cross (https://american.redcross.org/site/Donation2?idb=741998032&df_id=1086&1086.donation=form1&s_src=F8HWA001)

100% of your contribution will go to Disaster relief efforts.

YourRxCard.com and PatientAssistance.com have recognized these issues and have prepared the following forms of assistance:

Prescription Discount Cards

Saving their members over $16 million since the start of 2008 is just one of the reasons why http://www.YourRxCard.com is a leading provider of prescription discount cards. While the prescription discount cards provided by YourRxCard.com are always available online, through your mobile device, and can even be sent directly to you at absolutely no cost whatsoever; the hurricane will displace many from their homes, leaving them without the ability to access the internet or easily receive their mail.

While YourRxCard.com is placing a priority on shipping their cards out to those located in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida and Texas, they have also set aside 1,000,000 cards for relief and other aid based groups located in those areas to distribute.

These cards can be used at over 56,000 pharmacies nationwide including Walgreens, CVS, Target, Walmart, Rite-Aid, Sav-On, Kmart and Sams.

Government Benefits Programs

A comprehensive list of all Government Benefits Programs had been made available as one of the many services provided by http://www.PatientAssistance.com. The effects of the upcoming storm will leave many with significant damages to their homes, vehicles, places of work, and possessions. While many in these areas do have insurance, their financial burden will still greatly increase as a result of this event.

Each state offers several Government Benefits Programs to those in need of financial assistance to benefit the health of the individual and their family. This database is always available free of charge through PatientAssistance.com, however, the appropriate information has been organized by each of the five states affected and is available for download and distribution. The benefit that a relief organization can bring to those they are aiding by providing this information is exponential, as many will find themselves eligible for at least one state based program.

With the rising cost of healthcare and prescription medications, those without the knowledge of such services are more likely to not seek medical attention or cut/skip their prescriptions in an attempt to save money. Both YourRxCard.com and PatientAssistance.com have made these additional services available to all organizations currently assisting the areas affected by the flood.

To request Your Rx Cards to be sent directly to you, please call 1-888-788-7921.

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