Donate $10 to Help Covenant House New York Provide Basic Medical Care for Young People Experiencing Homelessness

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In a Nutshell

  • Prompt medical care
  • Addresses variety of youth health concerns
  • Medical referral services

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Promotional value expires Aug 21, 2011. Amount paid never expires. 100% of donations go directly to Covenant House New York. Donations are automatically applied. Redeem online for personal acknowledgment. See G-Team FAQs that apply to this campaign. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

For young people experiencing homelessness, a lack of medical care can pose a great risk of injury and illness. Covenant House New York has provided shelter, healthcare, crisis counseling, job training, and other support services to homeless and at-risk young people in the New York area for nearly four decades.

Within 72 hours of arrival at Covenant House, anyone under age 21 can receive a free physical or mental examination. Covenant House's team of doctors and nurses addresses a variety of medical issues including asthma, diabetes, tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections, and provides medical-referral services with accompaniment from a center staff member when necessary. The center also provides comprehensive support services including substance-abuse counseling, job training and help applying for college scholarships, with the goal of ending the cycle of poverty and homelessness for the young people it serves. However, as a nonprofit organization, Covenant House relies heavily on outside support to purchase the tools necessary for providing care.

Join G-Team and donate $10 to help stock Covenant House's New York center with medical supplies. If G-Team members raise $500, Covenant House New York can provide basic medical care to 25 young people experiencing homelessness. Each additional $20 raised will fund medical care for another young person.

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