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  • Surplus medical supplies a godsend in many parts of the world

    Gateway Medical Alliance is a nonprofit started two decades ago in Pierce County. Last year volunteers packed more than 6,500 boxes of medical supplies, and helped send nine 40-foot containers around the world.

Gateway Medical Alliance is a nonprofit started two decades ago in Pierce County. Last year volunteers packed more than 6,500 boxes of medical supplies, and helped send nine 40-foot containers around the world. Matt Driscoll mdriscoll@thenewstribune.com
Gateway Medical Alliance is a nonprofit started two decades ago in Pierce County. Last year volunteers packed more than 6,500 boxes of medical supplies, and helped send nine 40-foot containers around the world. Matt Driscoll mdriscoll@thenewstribune.com

Matt Driscoll: Nonprofit with South Sound roots still shipping medical supplies around the world

March 25, 2017 9:04 AM

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