GlaxoSmithKline grants $360,000 to nine healthcare nonprofits

Feb. 1, 2010
Each nonprofit to receive $40,000.

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania--GlaxoSmithKline, a leading research-based pharmaceutical and health-care companies, has announced the recipients of the GlaxoSmithKline 13th Annual IMPACT Awards.

The Pennsylvania-based nonprofits will individually receive an award of $40,000. The nonprofit recipients were selected for having a significant impact on its area communities by providing access to proactive and effective health-care services.

A ceremony will be held on March 25 at GlaxoSmithKline in Philadelphia where awards will go to:

Berks County
FairView Counseling, Inc.

Bucks County
Bucks County Health Improvement Partnership

Chester County
Chester County Community Dental Center
Community Volunteers in Medicine
Crime Victims' Center of Chester County, Inc.
La Comunidad Hispana, Inc.
Quest Therapeutic Services, Inc.

Prevention Point Philadelphia
Urban Solutions

"With every interaction, these organizations provide both care and access to care for the underserved," said Mary Linda Andrews, GlaxoSmithKline director of community partnerships.

"The GlaxoSmithKline IMPACT Award recipients are chosen for their work in our communities, for the compassion they display for others, and because they are concerned enough to act on that compassion."

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