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Welcome to the Charitable Pharmacy!
The Charitable Pharmacy's primary mission is to provide affordable and appropriate pharmacy services* and coordinate access to health care for people who are vulnerable** in our community.
*Pharmacy Services: Medicines and necessary services to ensure optimum clinical outcomes.
**Vulnerable: Those living at or below 200% of the Federal Povery Level who are uninsured or underinsured for prescription medications.
What is the Charitable Pharmacy of Central Ohio?
Its primary purpose is to increase access to affordable prescription drugs for low-income, uninsured, and underinsured individuals. The pharmacy will also provide counseling and education to ensure that clients take medications properly and are aware of clinics and programs that can help them access continuing medical care.
Why do we need a Charitable Pharmacy in our community?
Between 2004 and 2008, the number of adults in Franklin County who did not have access to needed prescription drugs increased by 40% to 146,553 people (source: 2008 Ohio Family Health Survey).
What types of resources are needed by the Charitable Pharmacy to operate?
The resources needed by the Charitable Pharmacy include financial donations that will be used to procure medicine, samples from doctor's offices and pharmaceutical companies, and volunteers, both clinical and hospitality-focused.