Category: Events


The Fourth of July has been celebrated in the United States of America since independence was declared from the British Empire in 1776. The day is commemorated with many traditions, including backyard barbeques, fireworks, parades, and displaying the national flag.

While Real Medicine Foundation’s headquarters are based in the US, we are a global organization with more than 1,500 team members in 19 countries around the world. As our team in the US celebrates the 4th of July, our teams in Perú and Uganda look forward to upcoming celebrations.

Perú’s Military Parade

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Humanity United announced today that it will provide Real Medicine Foundation with a $50,000 grant to provide supplies, medicine and support for the Juba Teaching Hospital in South Sudan. The aid comes at a critical time for the country, with violence since mid-December displacing over 180,000 people.

To learn more about the grant the Humanity United press release has been posted below and for a recent update on the hospital click here.

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Humanity United Provides…

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On November 11th, a group of volunteer, amateur mountain climbers will begin hiking up Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest freestanding mountain in the world. Their effort, Climb for Real™ will raise awareness and funding for Real Medicine (only if you sponsor them!)

We checked in on them to see how they’re preparing for the biggest climb of their lives.  Here, we interviewed RMF Advisory Board members Dr. Garrett Cale Smith and Mr. George Clardy, as well as Mr. Byrom Hess and Mr. Ryan Clardy, George’s son.  The fab four had a lot to say about their…

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Los Angeles, CA – International health and humanitarian relief organization Real Medicine Foundation (RMF) announces the completion of its first Climb for Real™ squad. Climb for Real™ is an effort by a number of private individuals and amateur climbers who will summit Mount Kilimanjaro to raise awareness of and funding for Real Medicine’s work around the world. Kilimanjaro is Africa’s highest peak, located in Tanzania and standing at 19,341 feet. The climb will take place November 11-20, 2013.

Dr. Garrett Cale Smith, CEO of Nasseo, Inc. and an RMF Advisory Board member, will join Climb for Real™. He…

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We recently checked in on George Clardy, the founding member of Climb for Real.  Along with a group of amateur climbers, George will take on Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania this November 11-20, to fundraise for Real Medicine’s work around the world.  Sponsors, from individual to business, are invited to support George’s climb by donating at   The view from the top after climbing Mount Kilimanjaro will be even more beautiful if he knows he has your support!

RMF:  George, how is Climb for Real coming along?

GC: Great. We now have the core climbing…

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Real Medicine Foundation CEO Dr. Martina Fuchs and our Coordinator of Maternal Child Health programs Cindy Urbanc are just back from the Women Deliver Conference 2013 Held every 3 years, this conference brings together 5,000 world leaders, advocates, health workers, corporate, government and non-profit organizations to discuss the current status of girls and women worldwide and collectively address plans for their immediate and long-term future.

Cindy Stein Urbanc, Janet Michael, Gillian Butts-Garnett, Dr. Martina Fuchs

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We are proud to report that donations have been tallied and our first Beauty for Real™ event was a success!

On Saturday February 16, Dr. Tanya Kormeili and Great Earth Compounding Pharmacy of West Hollywood hosted Beauty for Real™ a unique fundraiser that aimed to have people show their beauty from the inside out.  Attendees could obtain a number of cosmetic services – at a one-time discount, with proceeds going to Real Medicine – from Dr. Kormeili, a popular LA dermatologist (who has been seen on The Doctors and in media worldwide).

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The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Student Committee invites you to a band night to benefit NGO partners Real Medicine Foundation and Mathare Roots.


LSHTM Band Night

Richard Mully Basement Bar

University College London Union


The event will feature 5 London based acoustic acts including Gemma Sampson and Simren Priestley. Tickets are only 5 pounds at the door

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Let Love Live. Mother’s Day 2012

May 08, 2012 - South Sudan

  Midwifery and Nursing Students gathered in front of new college buildings


Let love live.

Not sure what to get Mom this year? As you get ready to celebrate Mother’s Day, please consider participating in Real Medicine’s Let Love Live drive to pay it forward!

First, the sad stuff: South Sudan’s maternal mortality remains the 5th highest in the world. Maternal mortality is unnecessarily high in South Sudan due to the fact that fewer than 20 certified midwives and even fewer registered nurses exist in the entire country. There is a severe…

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by Sandra Jersby, Athletes for Real Medicine Project Coordinator

To all our Fantastic Athletes for Real Medicine Runners….Fantastic race this weekend! You did it! After months of hard training and dedication you completed the 2012 LA Honda Marathon and 5K. Your efforts and hard work also contributed to a very successful fundraiser and we are very grateful for your support in helping us reach our fundraising goal.  We are still counting donations but it looks like we might have over $20,000 from Athletes for Real Medicine donors/sponsors!

I’ve had a great time and…

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On the 17th of December, our clinic staff in Peru, celebrated with an early Christmas party with some of the children and former patients of our clinic.  Thanks to the the contribution of friends and family, the party was held with gifts, food, and a musical clown show for the children.

This year the party was held at one of the local municipality community centers, and we were able to provide a total of 110 gifts for the children. 90 of these gifts were handed out to the children at the party and…

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October 21st 2011, I had the privilege of going undercover as a waitress at the highly publicized and anticipated Dionicess IX, a culinary extravaganza which has been appearing on the LA scene for the past 3 years, with all proceeds benefitting charity.

Gev Kazanchyan,a member of the Real Medicine Advisory Board and creator of these events was introduced to Real Medicine 3 years ago through our Armenian Project Director, Nairy Ghazourian.  This introduction would lead to a series of pairings over the next 3 years benefitting our project in Shinuhayr, Armenia. From Dionicess II (which…

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This past weekend, Real Medicine Foundation & the Florence Western Medical Center hosted their first “Back to School” Event, providing more than 60 children and families with brand new backpacks filled with school supplies.

Recognizing the needs of this community has not been the challenge; the challenge has been how to encourage the community to show up for the services available to them. Free health and fitness programs for adults and children are offered at the center by Real Medicine, yet often we find a low attendance due to lack of access to information, transportation…

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On behalf of all of us at Real Medicine Foundation, we would like thank everyone involved for the wonderful fundraising event at the Andrew Weiss Gallery on Sunday!

Your support, generosity and contributions will make a difference in the lives of countless children and their families we serve around the world.

Photos of the event below:

Yolanda Parker and Dr. Martina Fuchs Denise Weiss and Dr. Martina Fuchs Diane Sargisian, Denise Weiss and Nina Sventitsky Jody Weinberg Lily and guest

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photo: Rachel (TOM’s shoes), Tania (Space 15 Twenty), Vy (Rudy’s Barbershop)

We would like to thank everyone involved at the Japan Relief Fundraiser held atSpace 15 Twenty on Saturday for  their support, it was an amazing day filled with fun, music and charity!

As this event was sponsored by the kind folks over at Rudy’s Barber Shop, Ace Hotel, Cha Cha Lounge and Bimbos Cantina, this group agreed to match donations to our Japan Earthquake  and Tsunami Reliefraised at both this event and on our…

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Sunday’s run was the most anxiety-provoking run thus far.  Even after all of the crazy hill runs we’ve done, no amount of intensity could’ve prepared us for the thought of running 20 miles.  As with most challenge-related fears, the best way to overcome them is to roll up your shirt sleeves and "tear off the bandaid"–or in this case, lace up your running shoes and start with a slow jog.  Which is exactly what we did.

Our three-man group planned an easy three mile warm-up jog, before settling into our individual paces.  We…

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This week’s Sunday run was intimidating because it was our longest training run yet–15 miles!  Nevertheless, my dedicated teammates were enthusiastic and cheerful when I arrived at 8 a.m.  It was another gorgeous So Cal morning, warming up quickly under a bright white sun in a pale blue sky.  Despite our sleepy eyes, we were in high spirits, joking with each other as we discussed the course.  I had planned two loops and a short "out and back" to make up the mileage.  But the guys suggested we run one huge loop, so that by boring mile 12,…

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RMF/Florence Western Medical Center Holiday Party

January 18, 2011 - United States

by Sarah Stern

In the month leading up to our annual holiday party at Florence Western Medical Center, there was a great deal of excitement in the air. Carly Krause, a dedicated RMF volunteer and I began the preparations for our 3rd annual holiday party, with our attendance expected to double to approximately 50-60 children. Florence Western’s Medical Director, Dr. Kevin Thomas, introduced us to Mary Miller, who was excited to join the RMF team for this year’s party. On a limited budget, we sought donations of food, toys and supplies for the children – and exactly one week before the…

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Athletes for Real Medicine: Sunday Training Run

January 17, 2011 - United States

by Brandi Howell

We met at the park in Santa Monica at 8 am.  The air was warm and the sky was blue.  Although it was January, it felt like a summer morning–this being one of the benefits of living in Los Angeles.  While our east coast friends are shoveling snow, we’re dusting sand off our feet after a day at the beach.  But I digress.  This glorious, west coast morning, we gathered in our Real Med t-shirts, chatted for a few minutes, discussed the route, then set out together for our 10 mile run.

We were happy…

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In Peru, Christmas is fairly similar to celebrations held in the US and Europe, when many families get together, celebrate and exchange gifts. The well off families generally eat turkey and eat Paneton (a cake/bread filled with fruits) and drink hot chocolate.

In the week preceding Christmas, it is also popular for communities, churches or charity organisations to organize "Chocolatadas" where people who make a Christmas gesture to poor children and families by offering them a cup of hot chocolate, food and perhaps small gifts.

Below are some of the fun photos of the Chocolotada that RMF…

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Last 3 days to give!

December 29, 2010

If you were considering donating to a worthy cause in 2010 and taking advantage of the tax benefits of charitable donations, now is your last chance to contribute!

As we look towards new efforts and projects in 2011 it is only through your generous funding that we will be able to continue our long term development projects in some of the poorest areas on this planet.

As you know, we have set the goal of raising $100,000 by December 31st, and would greatly appreciate if you consider Real Medicine for your year-end donation.

In the spirit of Real Medicine…

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711 Greenwich Street

New York City

Real Medicine Foundation is proud to announce that we have been designated as a beneficiary for the Hope Help Relief for Haiti "The Truth" fundraising event.  Our relief and long term capacity building projects in Haiti will be the sole beneficiaries of any proceeds given to RMF.

Urban Zen Foundation’s Hope Help Relief Haiti for The Truth is a multimedia art exhibition which will provide Gifts of Love to the people of Haiti.


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You only have one day left to enter the Honda LA Marathon in time to win a VIP race weekend experience, Lakers’ tickets and other prizes!

All Honda LA Marathon participants who have registered by 5:00 pm on Wednesday, November 17th will be entered into a sweepstakes to receive one of the following prizes:

VIP race weekend, including 2 nights at the Fairmont Miramar hotel (steps from the finish line!), Dinner for two at Hillstone, and a limo to the race start. Two field level seats, with parking, to any LA Dodgers regular season home game in…
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RMF-LA Marathon kickoff event at The Vault XXI

November 02, 2010 - United States

Join us at The Vault XXI as we kickoff for the LA marathon team! This will be a beer and wine event, and our discounted happy hour drinks will go toward our cause. By the time Thursday November 4th rolls around, if you haven’t found running/training partners, this will be the place you come to meet them. See you all there!

Note: The Vault XXI is a 4.5 star lounge so dress to impress, no running shoes!

To become an Athlete for the Real Medicine Foundation (RMF), there is a low fundraising minimum…

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Athletes for Real Medicine Meet & Greet

L.A. Marathon Official Charity Team

When: Oct. 20th, 2010, 6:30 pm

Where: West 4th & Jane

Calling all Athletes for Real Medicine!

It’s time to party!

Kicking off the season, we’d like to invite you to our first Athletes for Real Medicine Meet and Greet.

As runners (and supporters) for the Athletes for Real…

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On Saturday, September 11th Real Medicine Foundation helped kick off the start of The L.A. Roadrunner’s 2010-2011 training season leading up to the LA Marathon.  Official Charities participating in the 2011 LA Marathon area were invited to provide information and recruit marathon runners for their charity at this year’s event. LA Roadrunners is the official training program for the Honda LA Marathon and the group meets for 26 weeks on Saturday mornings in Venice as well as the Inland Empire. Roadrunners boasts a phenomenal race day finisher’s rate of 99% and last year’s program…

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On this day 5 years ago, Real Medicine was founded by Dr. Martina Fuchs in response to her time spent treating the victims of the Tsunami in Sri Lanka.  Since then countless lives have been touched and many lessons learned.  Our latest response to the flood victims in Pakistan is a great example of how fast we can react as we already have a great local team in place and have become part of the community. We also want to thank the continued support of all our friends, family and donors, without whom none of this would…

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Join us for a happy hour benefiting the

Real Medicine Foundation

WHERE: GYENARI (, 9540 Washington Boulevard, Culver City, CA


This event is FREE to attend and 20% of the funds spent this night will be donated by Gyenari to directly support RMF’s Los Angeles programs.

Are you a novice or veteran runner? Interested in running the LA Marathon next year? Or do you know someone who is? Please join us for a night of specially discounted Korean/American fusion cuisine and drinks, and learn how you…

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Just a reminder that registration for the 2011 Honda LA Marathon opens today, Thursday, July 15th at 8:00am.  Last year’s event sold out, so be sure to register early and secure your spot on the starting line at Dodger Stadium.

This year’s race will once again feature the Stadium to the Sea route that was a hit with participants.  Check the Marathon website for details about the event and we’ll keep you posted with new developments we’re working on for next year’s race.

Click on the "About Athletes for RMF" link below to find out more about…

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Much to the delight of big hearted beer geeks across Los Angeles, June 27th was Dionicess VI. A generous pairing event featuring beers from the Firestone Brewing Company and sausages and fries from Tony’s Darts Away, with all proceeds supporting the Real Medicine Foundation in Armenia.

Led by Gev Kazanchyan, writer, professor, beer and wine philanthropist, and co-hosted by Firestone Walker representative and Certified Cicerone™ Jace Milstead and certified beer judge, food author and chef Randy Clemens, Dionicess VI was the most successful event in the Dionicess series to…

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June 27, 2010

La Jolla Strip Club Restaurant 4282 Esplanade Court San Diego, CA 92122 12PM – 5PM

Come out for some good clean fun and help support The Real Medicine Foundation and raise awareness and funds for Real Medicine’s Malnutrition Eradication Program in India.

PRE-SALE TICKETS $10 And you receive a $10 coupon towards your next dining experience at the La Jolla Strip Club Restaurant!! All donations are tax deductible!

For tickets contact: Carly or call (631) 617 4165

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Dear West LA friends–and all friends willing to drive to West LA early Saturday mornings,

Summer Group Run

Saturdays, 8:45 AM

Ocean Ave. & San Vicente Blvd in Santa Monica, CA

In an attempt to welcome and understand every niche in the diverse running community, Real Athletes have decided to explore the barefoot movement (among others).

Join us as we take off our shoes (or put on our Five Fingers) and  learn about the art of Chi running and how to run like our ancestors…

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Real Medicine Running Group:

Every Thursday, 6:30 pm Nike Store* 9560 Wilshire Boulevard Beverly Hills, CA 90212 (310) 275-9998 RMF host: Emmanuel Urbano, *note: the group meets in the alley behind the store–but, don’t worry, according to Emmanuel: "it’s an alley in Beverly Hills so it is a really nice alley."

Sign up for the team

One thing that we have learned in our first year building a running team is the importance of community, the importance of sharing your journey from the moment you buy your first pair…

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Dear Friends in LA,

If you have ever wanted a chance to meet the Real Medicine team and learn more about the cause, June 27th provides the perfect opportunity to support our work and find out more about how you can get involved all over a few casual beers, sausages, and dart games.

"On June 27th, Tony’s Darts Away will be the center of LA’s Beer Geekdom when Beer Maven Gev Kazanchyan hosts the sixth iteration of Dionicess, a beer and food night that will feature some superb beers from Firestone Walker…

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Thanks to the success of our 2010 team, we have been invited back as an Official Charity of the LA Marathon 2011.


2011 LA Marathon Details:

Los Angeles Marathon: Sunday, March 20st, 2010 New Performance Nutrition 5K: Saturday, March 19th, 2011

Sign up   Register   *LA Marathon registration begins July 15th but it is never too early to join the team! Help us start the year with a bang by making a fundraisng page now and taking the pledge to register on July 15th!

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Sunday, June 27, 2010 – 01:00 PM

Tony’s Darts Away 1710 W Magnolia Blvd Burbank CA 91506 USA

$35 per person, all inclusive Purchase Tickets

ALL Proceeds Benefit the Real Medicine: Armenia Dionicess VI – Beer, Sausage & Fries Pairing Benefiting RMF Armenia All funds yielded from this event will directly support Real Medicine Foundation’s Primary Healthcare Project in an Armenian village, providing free healthcare services to a population in need. ANY additional contributions are embraced.

Even though there have been some notable economic improvements in Armenia, the country is still…

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Yesterday was the FOXGives Philanthropy Fair, an event designed to introduce the FOX community of employees to a handful of local non-profit organizations in the hope of spurring community outreach on a larger scale. The event is truly one of a kind and incredibly effective mainly due to the incredible drive to give that seems inherent in the FOX employee.

Volunteers met last year at the fair are still helping with our larger ongoing events even now a year later and a few have even stepped up to take the lead on some projects. To…

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Purchase tickets

Dionicess VI Fundraiser at Tony’s Darts Away benefits Real Medicine Foundation

Gev Kazanchyan creator and orchestrator of the epic Dionicess pairing series, is back on June 27 with another "delicious act of charity," pairing five beers from Firestone Walker Brewing Company with sausage and gourmet fries combos from Tony’s Darts Away. The event costs $35 per person, all inclusive, and you must pre-register to attend. Proceeds benefit Real Medicine Foundation (RMF), an organization that provides humanitarian support to people living in disaster, post-war…

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"Real Medicine Foundation is delighted and grateful about PROTRAVEL’s support of our projects in Haiti. Thank you very much to Mickey Weill, Helen Zeilberger and their teams for your generosity!"–Dr. Martina Fuchs

Dr. Martina Fuchs, Founder of Real Medicine Foundation, with Mickey Weill, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for ProTravel

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Real Medicine has been invited to Protravel International’s 2010 Pre Tour Connection Event as a guest and beneficiary.

Protravel International works with the finest hotels, resorts, spas, cruise lines and tour companies in order to bring quality life experiences to our clients and will be holding this event as an introduction to their Los Angeles Tour Connection show.

Proceeds from the event will support Real Medicine’s work in Haiti as we strive to meet the countries immediate and long term health care challenges and ease the suffering of a people who have lost everything. You…

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April 1, 2010 | Shirley Jahad | KPCC

Poverty in Armenia has been on the rise in recent years. A report from the World Bank last year says 28 percent of the people in Armenia live below the poverty level. Southland photographer Sara Anjargolian spent several weeks on the outskirts of the capital city Yerevan documenting the lives of those families living in the shadows and rarely seen. Her photos are compiled in her new book, “How We Live: Life on the Margins in Armenia.” The images are on display at Casitas Studios in…

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Thanks to our runners, walkers, volunteers, and generous supporters we have been invited back as an Official Charity for the 2011 LA Marathon!

This year our team was able to raise over $3000! Imagine what next year will bring.

We have already signed on a few runners who are interested in running with us. Please be in touch if you would like to join the list.

Thank you again to everyone who stepped in to make this first race a success.

Thank you to

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"Are these photographs going to make a difference in our lives?” asked Haykush Karapetyan, 50, when I photographed her this past July in Armenia. I met fifteen families like Haykush’s while documenting, on behalf of the Tufenkian Foundation, families living in extreme poverty. I could have met hundreds of thousands more.

Today, devastating numbers of people living along society’s margins in Armenia regularly live off garbage dumps, children battle malnutrition, alcoholism and domestic violence are commonplace, and families sleep in barns and tin shacks. According to the World Bank, this is how at least…

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Dear Friends,

Help us build and man our LA Marathon Cheer Station!

As an Official Charity, Real Medicine is given the opportunity to decorate nearly 1/2 mile of the course in any way we would like. In support of the people in Haiti, we have decided to make our cheer station a statement of hope for Haiti. We are collecting solid color sheets and decorating them with messages of support and healing from the LA Community. Then, on race day we are going to hang them as a kind of tent city as a reminder that that…

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Gyenari Korean BBQ & Lounge has offered to host a Happy Hour for Haiti this coming Tuesday, January 26th from 5-8pm. 20% of all tabs will go to Real Medicine Haiti relief.

This is a bit last minute, a bit unexpected, but we hope you can stop by for a quick cocktail and snack for the sake of a country in need. Hope to see you there!

Gyenari 9540 Washington Boulevard Culver City, CA 90232-2631 (310) 838-3131 Get directions (public parking is across the street in a lot…

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Dionicess V: A Tale of Five Pairings

October 07, 2009 - United States

by Allison Glennon

CitySip LA

September 27th, 2009

I had written about Dionicess IV’s chocolate and beer last May, and I had heard about the Dionicess events that had come before that as well, so though I had never been, I was sure I knew what to expect from Gev Kazanchyan’s Dionicess V.

This was my first event: beer by four different breweries and pizza by Tomato Pie. Simple enough, right? Well, no. Not really.


Not all Those Who Serve are Barkeeps

Once at CitySip I was put to work immediately…

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This week across India various events will be held to encourage giving to those in need by a variety of NGOs during the Joy of Giving week ( In Bhopal two friend-NGOs, Spaandan and Aham Bhumika, are organizing an event called Vastrasamman, or “dignifying clothing” . Its a drive to encourage and stimulate giving – not neccessarily monetarily, but mostly in used clothes, games, toys, furniture, etc. These goods will be redistributed by volunteers and NGOs across the state to people who would really value these items.

RMF is offering up our new office…

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On September 27th, at the infamous CitySip in Echo Park, Real Medicine invites you to relive your college glory days in a manner benefiting the mature adult you are today.

Like a journey into another dimension, Dionicess V transforms drinking beer and eating pizza into an accomplishment worthy of proud display on any social networking or dating site. With all proceeds going to Real Medicine not only does this night of charitable cuisine give you holier-than-thou status for at least a week, you can write it off on…

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Thursday, April 9th @7pm

There will be dancing, live salsa music by the band La Bomba Mix, a silent auction, and a special viewing of the trailer for a documentary on our Athletes for Real Medicine Ironman Team.

To purchase tickets visit:

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A Journey to Armenia Friday, June 12, 2009 at the A&I Photography Gallery

Get your tickets early:

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Scribble and paint out the things that cannot be said. Real Medicine invites you to bring your little loved ones to a therapeutic workshop promoting healing through artistic expression.

SATURDAY MAY 2nd, 2009


Kids ages 4-10

The Florence Western Medical Center

7301 S. Western Avenue, Los Angeles, 90047 323-778-2131

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Come have fun and support a good cause with dancing and live music featuring the band La Bomba Mix. There will be light appetizers, drinks, and a silent auction with a large number of items, including a year long gym membership.

There will also be a sneak peek screening of the Athletes for Real Medicine Documentary with footage from the team as they sweat their way toward Ironman 70.3.

All proceeds will be going to support the Real Medicine Foundation, a 501©(3) that provides humanitarian support to people living in disaster, post-war, and poverty stricken areas.…

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The results of our Athletes for Real Medicine Ironman team are in for the 2009 Pasadena Triathlon and 5k held earlier this month:

Anamaria Mendoza placed 48 out of 627 over all, 3rd in her age group and 4th female overall with a time of 59:16.94. 

Dan Nelson placed 112 overall and 17th in his age group with a time of 1:04:32.51.

Juan Sevilla placed 119 overall and 13th in his age group with a time of 1:05:10.90.

Bob Salatich’s official times were not recorded but he placed 4th…

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Join us for drinks, dancing, and dedication to a cause!

What: Athletes for Real Medicine Fundraiser

When: April 9th, 2009, from 7-10pm

Where: El Floridita, Hollywood, CA –

More event details to follow.

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Toy Drive

December 04, 2008 - United States

We are pleased to announce a special event to be held on Thursday, October 30th, 8:30PM, at Peet’s Coffee in Studio City, CA. Please join us for a fun evening that will tantalize the taste buds and excite the mind as you are guided through a pairing adventure of five very special coffees with five fabulous chocolates!

Click the link below for additional details and to purchase tickets. Seating is very limited for this event, so buy your tickets early! Dionicess II – Coffee and Chocolate Pairing Event

If you are unable to…

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On July 28th, Program Director Minerva Fernando and Accountant Nishantha Sandakelum accompanied the children in the Tangalle region sponsored by Real Medicine Foundation and their guardians to Ruhuna Medical College in Karapatiya for their quarterly evaluations. Madumekala, Sachini, and Tharindu were in attendance.

Read more about the program here: Long-term Medical Support and Growth Hormone Treatment for Children.

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September 25, 2008

Hot In Hollywood

August 16, 2008 - United States

America Ferrera and the Real Medicine Foundation team at the Hot in Hollywood event on August 16th, 2008.

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Unite for Sight Conference Re-Cap!

May 19, 2008

by Carly Panchura

2200 people from 55 countries attended the 5th Annual Unite for Sight Conference at Yale University April 12-13, 2008. The goal of the conference was to exchange ideas and best practices across disciplines in order to improve public health and international development. RMF volunteer Carly Panchura attended on behalf of Real Medicine. Have a look below at the key take-aways!

* 50% of health comes from environmental factors (social, educational and economic), 20% behavioral, 20% hereditary, leaving 10% medical. [Dr. Bradley, Global Health: Challenges and Opportunities in the 21st Century]. Real Medicine is a great example of an…

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Real Medicine Art Showcase Auction

August 26, 2007 - United States

Art Showcase Auction has more than 50 years of combined experience in fine arts, auctions and television production. Based in Hollywood, CA and broadcasting nationwide, Art Showcase Auction brings the world’s finest art to art lovers, collectors, gallery owners and investors alike. Products are gathered from an eclectic variety of sources from all over the world and sold via a Live Television Auction. This exciting, new, interactive way of shopping from home is not only interesting and educational, but also entertaining.

The show offers a large selection of fine art, everything from the 20th century masters…

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Please remember to RSVP the Real Medicine Foundation at if you’re interested in attending the event. Click here for more information.

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You are invited!


Benefiting the children and families served by The Real Medicine Foundation worldwide.

Thursday, August 16, 2007 Lladro Boutique 408. N. Rodeo Drive Beverly Hills, CA 90212

Our second anniversary celebration brings together a global community of celebrated and new artists including Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon, Jean Michel Basquiat, Dennis Hopper, Andy Warhol, Ed Ruscha, Robert Rauschenberg, Robert Tanenbaum, and dozens of other contemporary artists to raise funds urgently needed to provide emergency and on-going relief for children affected by disaster, poverty, or war. "ARTISTS…

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Real Medicine Foundation Fundraiser May 10th!

February 19, 2007 - United States

We are planning an art fundraiser on May 10th in downtown Los Angeles The owner of Rabuck Agency ( is generously providing his loft.

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