Medical surplus recovery and redistribution nonprofit enters the New York Tri-State Region
The MedShare New York Tri-State Regional Council is hosting a benefit to welcome the award-winning nonprofit MedShare to the New York Tri-State Region on December 8 at 6:15 p.m. The presenting sponsor for the event is Paul Hastings LLP, a leading international law firm.
MedShare is an Atlanta-based nonprofit that recovers medical supplies from hospitals and manufacturers and sends them to underserved healthcare facilities in developing countries while lessening the impact of medical waste in the United States. The organization has delivered 740 40-foot containers of humanitarian aid to health facilities in 88 developing countries.
“MedShare makes a significant impact, but we can do more,” said Meridith Rentz, CEO of MedShare. “The New York Metro area has the largest number of hospitals per capita in the United States and we are excited about the opportunity we have to bring our award-winning model to this community.”
The event is hosted by members of the MedShare New York Tri-State Regional Council, including Sandy Tytel, Chair, Alan Cohen, Donna Drummond, John D. Feerick, Michael R. Irwin, David Knott, Laureen Stanton Knutsen, Dennis E. A. Lynch, Anita MacDougall, Irwin Merkatz, MD, Jacqueline M. Wasp, J. Craig White, and Seth M. Zachary.