Providing Access to Products in Underserved Communities: CHPA Product Donation Program

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CHPA is uniquely positioned to provide access to over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements in nearly every category that can be donated and customized to the needs of underserved communities. Our product donation initiative is an ongoing effort to support these communities. So far, CHPA member companies have donated 70,000 products to people in need.

Product Donation Program Participants

To Participate, Please Follow These Steps

  1. View the list of deserving community and faith-based organizations below.
  2. Email to let us know the community and/or faith-based organization you will shipping products to, including the specific products and quantity.
    • Please accept these products on behalf of the Health in Hand Foundation, to help keep you and your congregation safe and healthy. We look forward to additional opportunities to strengthen communities throughout the year.
  3. When relevant, we will recommend educational materials provided by the Health in Hand Foundation to go with your shipment that convey important medicine safety messaging.
  4. After shipping your products, please email to confirm the final quantity. We will then connect with the community recipient to ensure the shipment was received and gather any additional feedback and/or photos to further strengthen our relationships and efforts. 

Key Information on Outreach to Communities

  1. These community hubs are set up as distribution centers with the ability to move pallets of products.
  2. When you reach out to the hub, please provide your full contact information and when you can expect the shipments to reach the hubs. Keep in mind many churches are closed on Mondays, so please make sure you are aware of the church’s schedule.
  3. Upon request, CHPA can provide Tax ID forms and official letters from the church hubs.
  4. Please be sure to keep looped into your communications so we can track shipments and quantities.

Faith-Based Hubs and Distribution Centers

New York/New Jersey

Product Donation Program Participants

Dr. A R Bernard
Christian Cultural Center - Brooklyn, NY
Qty. Any Amount
12020 Flatlands Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11207
Phone: 718.306.1000

Dr. DeForest Soaries
First Baptist Church - Lincoln Gardens, NJ
Qty. 6000 Each
771 Somerset Street
Somerset, NJ 08873
Phone: 732.828.2009

Pastor Adam Durso
Qty. 10,000 Each
12020 Flatlands Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11207
Phone: 718.593.8626

Maryland/Washington DC

Rev. Matt Watley
Kingdom Fellowship AME Church - Silver Spring, MD
Qty. Any Amount
12101 Tech Road
Silver Spring, MD 20904
Phone: 301.679.1100

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Pastor John Jenkins
First Baptist Church - Glenarden, MD
Qty. 10,000 Each
3600 Brightseat Road
Landover, MD 20785
Phone: 301.773.3600

Renee Brooks
Reid Temple AME Church
1400 Glenn Dale Boulevard
Glenn Dale, MD 20769
Phone: 301.873.9171

North Carolina

Bishop Claude R. Alexander, Jr.
The Park Church
Qty. 20,000 Each
The Park Church Beatties Ford Road
6029 Beatties Ford Road
Charlotte, NC 28216
Phone: 704.392.1681

National and Local Nonprofit Organizations

Dispensary of Hope
Josh Mitchell, Industry Relations Manager, Dispensary of Hope
Phone: 615.248.0112

AmeriCares Foundation
JoAnne Cooper, Director, Corporate Relations
88 Hamilton Avenue Stamford, CT 06902
Phone: 203.658.9532

So Others Might Eat (SOME)
Caitlin Orth, Senior Vice President
Chief Business Development Officer
Phone: 202.984.0518