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Virginia nonprofit celebrates 20 years of expanding medication access [Video]

As the cost of living rises, many low-income Virginians often have to choose between paying for vital medication or putting food on the table. This is where Rx Partnership comes in – a nonprofit that works to expand medication access across the entire state and has done so for 20 years.

Rx Partnership executive director Amy Yarcich said the organization obtains medication either by purchasing it or through pharmaceutical company donations, where it is then sent to free clinics across the commonwealth. Since its first shipment of medication in 2004, Yarcich said Rx Partnership has supported over 80,000 patients across 31 free clinics.

Yarcich said the access to medication along with health care services provided by free clinics can help patients “be healthier and have one less worry when they’re looking at juggling so many things in their life.”

The nonprofit’s origin dates to 2003, when a group of healthcare …

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Junior League of Tyler wants grant applications from local nonprofits [Video]

TYLER, Texas (KETK) The Junior League of Tyler is asking for local nonprofits to submit applications so they can get grant funds out into the community. The league has awarded over $7.5 million to community organizations since it was started in 1960 and needs organizations to submit applications for their members to vote on []