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Review for Special Medical Response Team, Indiana, PA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

One of the greatest not-for-profits that few people have heard of, SMRT provides state-of-the-art specialized medical in the harsh environments of disaster sites. There's also a tremendous level of cameraderie, making the team feel more like a family, rather than just a group of colleagues

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

...help it find a new, larger home. The current station is very cramped.

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization beyond what is required of board members?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

Will you tell others about this organization?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

Role:  Board Member
 

Review for Global Links, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Global Links is one of the best run and most respected nonprofits in our region. By reburbishing used medical equipment, it both improves medical care in the developing world and protects our environment locally by recycling this equipment and keeping it out of landfills. I'm proud to be a part of this organization.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I've seen the dedication of volunteers who sort, repair and ship the medical equipment. I plan to travels overseas within the next year to see the end result for myself.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I wish that we were able to do more to provide pharmaceuticals to our recipient countries. Unfortunately, that has become increasingly difficult for a variety of reasons.

Role:  Board Member & I help oversee the operations of the organization by serving on it board.