We are thrilled to announce Mission’s [Charity of Choice] for the 4th quarter of 2023 is…
Ozanam Charitable Pharmacy is the state of Alabama’s only licensed charitable pharmacy. Ozanam provides free prescription medications to uninsured individuals in Mobile, Baldwin, Washington + Escambia Counties.
As a non-profit, they focus primarily on maintenance medications for chronic illnesses – such as heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure.
Each year more than 1300 patients rely on Ozanam’s services, which prevent the most vulnerable individuals from having to make the impossible choice between feeding their families or managing their illnesses.
For 25 years, Ozanam Charitable Pharmacy has kept its doors open for the most helpless patients. Mission is actively working to aid their noble efforts. Here are all the ways you can help us help them:
Planksgiving Challenge: Nov 1 – Nov 30 30 Days • 30 Planks Complete Mission’s [Planksgiving] Challenge + we’ll donate: $10 to Ozanam Charitable Pharmacy Pick up your Planksgiving card at Mission and #showusyourplanks
Holiday Hustle Challenge: Dec 8 – Dec 21 Make this a [moving] holiday season… Hustle to health. Hustle to help.
The rules are simple:
Get well. Do good. We’ll donate.
Every class you take or difference you make we’ll donate $1 to Ozanam Pharmacy.
DOUBLE dollars donated for attending a festive holiday themed class.
Jazz it up during Ozanam Charitable Pharmacy’s 3rd Annual Jazz & Cocktails, A Rx For A Cause fundraiser on Friday June 25th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Grand Hall! Come swing-out to live jazz performed by “Alvin King & 5th K’nection” and “Swing” featuring vocalist Gabby Mertz, along with great “southern comfort cuisine” and spirits. An incredible silent auction features diamond jewelry, designer handbags and fragrances, luxury watches, entertainment experiences and more! We’ll even end the evening with a rousing “Second Line” lead by Mobile’s iconic Excelsior Band! Proceeds will benefit Ozanam Charitable Pharmacy, Alabama’s only free medication safety net for the uninsured in south Alabama.
Volunteers from any of the health professions are needed to assist us with our main lobby service to check-in patients, and hand off their medications. Protective gear will be provided while on site. Ozanam continues to observe CDC guidelines for thoroughly disinfecting our lobby, service counters, offices, and restrooms, as well as regular hand washing and use of hand sanitizer, throughout each day.
As the only, stand-alone licensed Charitable Pharmacy, Ozanam is the Medication Safety Net for 1704 uninsured patients residing in Mobile, Baldwin, Escambia Washington, and Mobile counties. Low income, working poor, and homeless patients rely on Ozanam Pharmacy to assist them with managing their chronic illnesses, such as heart disease and diabetes. Ozanam Pharmacy is closely monitoring updates from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) concerning the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). We are also actively engaged with our national and state agencies, partners, and the local healthcare community to share updates and to coordinate efforts wherever possible, should the need arise.
At this time, Ozanam Charitable Pharmacy will continue to operate as usual. Our normal business hours of Monday through Thursday, from 9 am to 2:30 pm, remain in effect. We will continue to keep our patients, the media, and the healthcare community informed. For more information about Ozanam Charitable Pharmacy please contact us at (251) 432-4111, visit our website at www.ozanampharmacy.org and Like us on Facebook. You may also email Yvette Chestang, Ozanam’s Development and Marketing Coordinator, at email@example.com.