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Walgreens Assistance, Inc.

Manager: Cheryl Mirer
Priority: Open

BACKGROUND

Walgreens was founded in 1901

FIELDS OF INTEREST

health care, environmental sustainability

LIMITATIONS

Grants must have at least one of these to be considered

  • Access, outreach and education geared toward health
  • National nonprofit organizations focused on the research and treatment of a single disease
  • Civic and community outreach

FINANCIAL DATA

Total giving: $7,587,000

Qualifying distributions: $7,587,000

Giving activities include:

$7,587,000 for grants to individuals

SELECTED GRANTS

$75,000 for two years (2015) The North Jersey Affiliate of Susan G. Komen. The funds will be used to implement outreach and education initiatives in five areas within their nine county service area: Elizabeth, Jersey City, Newark, Newton, and Paterson. These areas were selected through the Affiliate’s Community Profile process; all have relatively high late-stage diagnosis rates and high mortality rates, and have certain socioeconomic factors that can potentially contribute to these elevated numbers.