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Area of Greatest Need

Area of Greatest Need: Immediate Help

Donations to the Area of Greatest Need will, in part, allow for the immediate release of fund and aid for worldwide disasters.

In the midst of catastrophic events, the basic needs of human beings, such as food, water, and shelter, must be met promptly and with the utmost urgency. The USANA True Health Foundation Board of Trustees decides how and where funds from the Area of Greatest Need will be used. Giving to the Area of Greatest Need Fund allows for the greatest flexibility for the Board to determine and meet critical human needs.

Our primary partner for disaster relief is International Relief Teams (IRT). IRT offers both immediate and long-term relief to disaster victims. IRT is vigilant in choosing appropriate responses to emergency situations, so that its resources can be leveraged to their highest effectiveness. IRT makes lasting, positive impact on people’s lives by providing emergency medical care, rebuilding homes and lives, and providing emergency medicine and supplies. Charity Navigator has awarded International Relief Teams with its highest rating of Four Stars for the 9th consecutive year. Only 1% of all rated agencies have achieved this distinction. This rating is based on financial performance, accountability and transparency.

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