Charity

Mercy Ships Named Non-Profit Partner

Using hospital ships to transform lives and serve nations, Mercy Ships is an international organization bringing hope and healing to the world's forgotten poor. The organization has performed services valued at more than $1.3 billion, impacting more than 2.56 million of the world's most impoverished people since its inception in 1978 by Don and Deyon Stephens.  Mercy Ships has completed more than 581 port visits in 57 nations to date.

"The healthcare industry has a long history of generosity supporting the mission of Mercy Ships throughout our organization's 38-year history," explains Russ Holmes, Director of Development/Corporate Relations for Mercy Ships. "And through this partnership with CPhI North America and InformEx we seek to involve the pharmaceutical and specialty chemicals industries in helping us to bring hope and healing."

To benefit this groundbreaking non-profit, CPhI North America and InformEx will make a donation for every customer insight survey submitted at the show, May 16-18, 2017, Philadelphia, PA. Additionally, there will be a donation box within Destination Innovation where the industry will be invited to contribute directly.

CPhI prides itself for its sustainability values and accreditations Over the years, the CPhI community (staff, visitors, exhibitors and contractors) has achieved fantastic results for charitable causes. Taking actions by donating funds, offering services in kind and even volunteering their time in projects such as the CPhI Community Charity Challenge in Kenya.