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Re: [IPm] financial assistance for uninsured pumpers?



There is also the Charles Ray Foundation, you can google it online. They do
supply refurbished pumps and some supplies, however, they require a
"donation". I know the donation is $800 for a pump, not sure what they
require for supplies.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "DEB555" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Wednesday, May 10, 2006 7:07 PM
Subject: Re: [IPm] financial assistance for uninsured pumpers?


> You might try sending a note to Michael Robinton at email @ redacted
Michael
> is the executive director and  chief cook and bottle washer of
> insulin-pumpers.org. He sometimes gets donations of supplies from list
> members. He sends these to members in need when he can and might be able
to
> help.
> Good luck.
> DEB555
> PS: Members who wish to donate supplies for use in this kind of situation
> or a much needed and appreciated  cash donation for purposes like this and
> to keep insulin-pumpers.org going can visit:
> http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/donate.shtml  You can contribute using most
> major credit cards or PayPal.
> If you wish to send a check the address is
> Insulin Pumpers
> 558 Valley Way
> Milpitas, CA 95035
>
>
>
>
> :
>
>
>
> At 04:32 PM 5/10/2006, you wrote:
> >I am a nurse educator for a local non-profit diabetes agency in greater
> >Cleveland. Does anyone know if there is any financial assistance for pump
> >supplies for uninsured patients? I have to girls, 18 and 19, Mom recently
> >lost insurance. No longer eligible for schips program. I contacted the
pump
> >company and help is limited. Our agency has boxes of infusion sets and
> >reservoirs, sealed, that we have received as donations. However, not
> >compatible for these girls. Does anyone know of anywhere we might "trade"
> >these supplies? (manufacturer will not trade). I've never encountered
this
> >situation before and wondered if anyone has info or ideas. Would
appreciate
> >any ideas. Thanks.
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