Ozanam Charitable Pharmacy welcomes new board members

Mrs. Marylou Hyland, Rev. Levon Manzie and Mr. Jimmy Lyons have joined the Board of Directors of Ozanam Charitable Pharmacy.  The new board members will provide experience and expertise to support Ozanam Charitable Pharmacy’s mission to provide medications at no cost to low income, homeless and indigent patients in Mobile, Baldwin and Escambia counties. 

Mrs. Hyland is an active community volunteer and artist who has experience in fundraising for several local organizations including the Ronald McDonald House and McGill-Toolen Catholic High School.  Rev. Manzie is the City of Mobile District 2 City Councilman and also co-pastor of St. Joseph Baptist Church.  Mr. Lyons is President and CEO of SSI Group, Inc. 

The new board members will join the Ozanam Charitable Pharmacy 2017-18 Board of Directors which includes:  Wiley Christian, Susan Herring, Linda Grayson, Dr. Stephen A. Kahalley, Dr. Allison Chung, Mary Stone, Susan Stiegler, Julie McGee, Al Tenhundfeld, Mike Molyneux, Casey Grant, Christine Cumbie, Pat Hall, Cathy Whelton, Tuerk  Schlesinger, Danny Cottrell, Sr. Marilyn Graf and Martha Allegri.  Each Board Member volunteers their time to assist in guiding the operations of Ozanam Pharmacy to ensure community needs are met in the most cost effective way possible.

Ozanam Charitable Pharmacy is a fully functioning licensed pharmacy that provides life-sustaining prescription medications to uninsured and underinsured individuals who cannot afford to pay for medication.  Ozanam Pharmacy’s services are free of charge to individuals who qualify based on household income.  In 2016, Ozanam dispensed over 26,000 prescriptions with a retail value of over $1.7 million to 1600 patients who reside in Mobile, Baldwin and Escambia Counties. 

Ozanam Charitable Pharmacy, Inc. is funded, in part, by the Mobile County Commission, Baldwin County Commission, HUD, Catholic Charities, United Way of Southwest Alabama, the City of Mobile, the South Alabama Regional Planning Commission, foundations and individuals.