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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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April 30, 2013 — The Real Medicine Foundation is pleased to announce that it is now in partnership with the World Bank’s Development Marketplace for our programs in India. The Development Marketplace (DM) is a competitive grant program that identifies and funds innovative, early stage development projects that are scalable and/or replicable, while also having high potential for development impact.

Photo: World Bank Press Release of Award Announcement, Michael Matheke-Fisher, RMF Director of Programs, India (left), Pratik Phadkule, RMF Program Manager (second from (left) recieve award from, Drew von Glahn, Team Leader of Development Marketplace (third…

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The cheering station raised funds for worldwide humanitarian support with help from Athletes For Real Medicine and Payam Jarrah-Nejad, MD, FACS.

LOS ANGELES, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The 2013 LA Marathon featured cheering stations scattered throughout the course to inspire thousands of runners to continue to push themselves. However, one cheering station in particular had a charitable goal in mind. In addition to providing music and live performers to the marathoners, the Real Medicine Foundation’s cheering station, located at Mile 22, sought to bring awareness to its humanitarian campaign that brings relief to those in disaster and poverty stricken areas…

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Los Angeles, CA – Today the international humanitarian relief organization Real Medicine Foundation (RMF) announces Climb for Real™, a mountain climbing program through which private individuals can register and use their climb to raise awareness of the organization’s international work and fundraise for RMF’s projects around the world. The program is being launched with its first volunteer already on board: George Clardy, who splits his time between Los Angeles and Ventura County, will climb Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak, for Real Medicine this fall.

Dr. Fuchs says, “When I met…

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New Fundraising Event Offers Los Angeles Residents the Opportunity to “Show Beauty from the Inside Out”

February 6, 2013 – Los Angeles, CA – The Los Angeles-based international humanitarian aid organization Real Medicine Foundationwill be the beneficiary of Beauty for Real™, a fundraising event taking place on Saturday, February 16, 2013 from 3-6pm.  The event, to be hosted by Great Earth Compounding Pharmacy in West Hollywood, will feature renowned LA dermatologist Dr. Tanya Kormeili(as seen on The Doctors) offering the beauty treatments, including injections and chemical peels, at a one-time discount, with…

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Los Angeles, CA – Real Medicine Foundation is proud to announce the launch of its Travel for Real™ program.  Through this program, members of the public can participate in deals from hotels, airlines, and other members of the tourist industry – save the world by traveling the world!  Private companies that enroll in the Travel for Real™ program agree to donate a percentage of associated profits to the 501c3 organization.

Real Medicine’s debut Travel for Real™program partner is Ace Hotel, which has generously offered 10% of August-September stays at…

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Article in The Sindhian about our project partners Sweta Chawla and Dr. Geet Chainani in the Sindh Mobile Clinic Project. Initiative information here.

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Marathoners brave weather to benefit Armenia, Japan

Published: Wednesday March 30, 2011

LOS ANGELES – On March 20, more than 30 Athletes for Real Medicine braved torrential rains and unseasonably cold temperatures to participate in the L.A. Marathon and raise $22,000 for Real Medicine Foundation, a non-profit organization providing humanitarian aid in disaster and poverty-stricken areas.

Four of the marathon runners came from the Armenian community to raise funds specifically for Real Medicine Foundation?s programs in Armenia. Another…

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Real Medicine Foundation To Participate in LA Marathon For Second Year Portion of Proceeds to Go Directly to Relief Efforts in Japan

Los Angeles, CA – March 18, 2011 – Real Medicine Foundation is proud to announce that for the second year, it will be an official charity of the LA Marathon this Sunday March 20th. Runners from across California have joined Athletes for Real Medicine raising $18,000 so far for the non-profit which provides humanitarian support to people living in disaster and poverty stricken areas.

Some of the funds raised…

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Foxgives (http://www.fox.com/foxgives/) has agreed to sponsor our Athletes for Real Medicine Team as they fundraise and compete in the 2011 LA Marathon.

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Urban Zen Center

711 Greenwich Street

New York City

www.urbanzen.org

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.

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.

The Truth, a group art exhibit curated by renowned fashion photographer Marc Baptiste, strives to…

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From Google’s official blog, Google announced at the opening ceremonies of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) that they would be providing $1 million in charitable grants to support the relief efforts in Pakistan. The announcement mentions Real Medicine along with the 8 other non-profit organizations that Google has chosen to be partners in their first round of support. We again are very thankful and proud that Google has chosen us to be one of their partners in this ongoing relief effort in Pakistan.

As mentioned in Google’s blog:

“As part of our…

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Thank you for supporting the How We Live project. The positive response has been immense and far reaching. We have added the following gallery hours for folks who may have missed the opening or who might want to visit the exhibit again. Also, check out the NPR story by reporter Shirley Jahad on How We Live which ran this morning. Thanks and see you soon! 

Gallery hours

Friday April 2: 7-10pm

Saturday April 10: 6-10pm

Sunday April 18: 6-9pm

*EXHIBIT CLOSES APRIL 18

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The Sarlo Foundation matches the extra chores of Cathedral School for Boys to donate to Real Medicine Foundation for the aid of Haiti earthquake victims.

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Photographer shows work in an exhibition to raise funds for medical clinic in Armenia.

By Joyce Rudolph

Photographer Sara Anjargolian is focusing on making people more aware of the need for health care in Armenia.

Anjargolian, who grew up in Glendale, lived in Armenia from 2002 to 2004. An attorney for the city of Los Angeles, she went to Armenia on a Fulbright Grant to teach law at the American University of Armenia. She spent her free time capturing in documentary-style photography life in Armenia’s most economically deprived areas,…

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The images are arresting; A great-grandmother cradling her toddler grandson, the rolling of bread dough, the sheer force of the baker’s movements felt through the photographer’s lens, a cross resting on a grave.

On June 12, 2009, the humanitarian organization Real Medicine Foundation, will present A Journey to Armenia, a photography exhibit fundraiser featuring the work of Sara Anjargolian, Vahe D’Ala and Sevag Vrej. The artists’ images will be on display for one night only. Proceeds will benefit major renovations of a primary care clinic in Shinuhayr, one of the most poverty stricken areas in…

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Photographer shows work in an exhibition to raise funds for medical clinic in Armenia.

Photographer Sara Anjargolian is focusing on making people more aware of the need for health care in Armenia.

Anjargolian, who grew up in Glendale, lived in Armenia from 2002 to 2004. An attorney for the city of Los Angeles, she went to Armenia on a Fulbright Grant to teach law at the American University of Armenia. She spent her free time capturing in documentary-style photography life in Armenia’s most economically deprived areas, she said.

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By Asbarez Staff

LOS ANGELES—The Real Medicine Foundation (RMF) will host a photography fundraiser on Friday, June 12 at the A&I Photography Gallery in Hollywood to raise funds for a primary care clinic in Armenia. The exhibition entitled “A Journey to Armenia” will feature the works of renowned photographers, Sara Anjargolian, Vahe D’Ala, and Sevag Vrej. In addition, noted Armenian actor, Ken Davitian (Borat, ER, Ghost Whisperer) will also be attending the function in support of the cause.

A private champagne reception for sponsors and artists will take place from 7:00-8:00PM. The…

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Academy Award-winning movie Slumdog Millionaire tells the story of how a poor, 18-year-old orphan named Jamal takes by storm India’s version of the television game show Who Wants to be a Millionaire?

The film, which won eight Academy Awards including Best Picture, tells a larger story about the desperate conditions faced by Indian orphans in the slums of Mumbai (formerly Bombay). Nonprofits that work within the real Indian slums are hoping to turn the attention from the big screen and back to the big picture — children facing that poverty every day.

"What Slumdog…

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1114 North Pacific Avenue

Glendale, CA 91202

Charity has to be the best possible reason to drink six craft beers and devour a box of artisanal chocolates. On May 17, Gev Kazanchyan provided that motivation when he hosted Dionicess IV, pairing Stone beer with Mignon Chocolate at Side Bar in Glendale. The event raised almost $1400 for the Real MedicineFoundation (RMF), an organization that provides humanitarian support to people living in disaster, post-war and poverty stricken areas.Kazanchyan is an Environmental Health Professor at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) and a Food Safety & Sanitation Professor…

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Sunday – May 17, 2009 @ 01:00PM / ends @ 07:00PM

Charity Beer Event @ SideBar

Glendale, California info@thebrandatelier.com

Event Details:

Join Southern California’s Stone Brewing Co. – recently voted by Beeradvocate as the "All- Time Top Brewery on PlanetEarth" and local favorite Mignon Chocolate – Hollywood’s choice for custom chocolates.

Dionicess IV: Beer and Chocolate Tasting

Sunday, May 17, 2009

1st seating: 1 – 3pm

2nd seating: 4 – 6pm

Sidebar

1114 N. Pacific Ave., Glendale, CA

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Sunday, May 17 1:00p to 6:00p

at Side Bar, Glendale, CA

Hosted by hospitality professor and food writer, Gev Kazanchyan, the event will have two seatings – the first from 1:00-3:00PM and the second from 4:00-6:00PM. Guests will enjoy a custom pairing of five craft beers with five artisanal chocolates. The event benefit the Real Medicine Foundation’s worldwide humanitarian relief efforts.

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Price: $29

Age Suitability: None Specified Tags: beer, chocolate, charity, non-profit

Hosted by hospitality professor and…

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Affair To Support Organization’s Worldwide Relief Projects

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LOS ANGELES (April 27, 2009) – Southern California beer and chocolate enthusiasts will be gathering at Side Bar in Glendale, California for a special tasting and pairing event to take place on Sunday, May 17. Aside from great food and drinks, guests will also be coming out for a goodcause, with the Real Medicine Foundation (RMF) chosen as the charity of choice for the event.

Hosted by hospitality professor and food writer, Gev Kazanchyan, the event will have twoseatings –…

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Affair To Support Organization’s Relief Project in Armenia

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LOS ANGELES (October 24, 2008) – Southern California coffee and chocolate enthusiasts will be gathering at Peet’s Coffee & Tea Leaf in Studio City for a special tasting and pairing event to take place on Thursday, October 30. Aside from great food and drinks, West Valley residents will also be coming out for a good cause, with the Real Medicine Foundation (RMF) chosen as the charity of choice for this year’s event.

Hosted by hospitality professor and…

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ABC’s hit Ugly Betty will be back on the air April 24 – but that doesn’t mean star America Ferrera won’t have time to do her part for charity.

Usmagazine.com can reveal exclusively the Emmy Award-winning actress, 23, has been tapped to host the third annual Hot in Hollywood charity event in LA August 16 to benefit the AIDS Healthcare Foundation and Real Medicine, a disaster relief organization.

"I bought a table the first year with friends and had so much fun watching the performances," Ferrera tells Us. "Performing in the second…

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Klaten, Central Java Indonesia

Several NGOs continue to support recovery efforts in earthquake-affected areas of Central Java. Aid has now progressed to livelihood recovery work. One such source of support is coming from KOMPIP, which has distributed a US$43.000 first endowment to 147 neighborhoods in earthquake-affected areas of six villages in Klaten, Central Java Province.

The six villages which have received support from KOMPIP are: Brangkal, Tirtomarto, Mlese, Sumopuro, Jogonalan, and Kalangan. Each neighborhood has received US$222 to US$555.

“After six months mentorship by KOMPIP, the endowment has grown to become…

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Poker Players Invited to Play for Hot Prizes – and a Good Causeat Luxe Hotel in Los Angeles

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Los Angeles (October 9, 2007) – Southern California poker players with a desire to improve their community will be gathering at the Luxe Hotel in Los Angeles on Thursday, October 11 for the annual Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament. They’ll be gearing up not only for a hot game of cards, but also for a good cause, with The Real Medicine Foundation chosen as the charity of choice for this…

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HOLLYWOOD BEAT: Marci’s Mirror on the Pulse of Tinseltown

A few nights later attended a cocktail party and art auction for Real Medicine Foundation at Lladro Gallery on Rodeo Drive. Founded by Dr. Martina Fuchs, this organization provides assistance for people around the globe during emergency situations. The good doctor was inspired by the aftermath of the 2004 tsunami in Sri Lanka, and flew to the area to help as many people as she could. She now has a fleet of about 80 people, most of them doctors, based in far-flung countries.

Works by…

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You are cordially invited to our 2nd Anniversary Celebration & Fundraiser

"ARTISTS FOR REAL MEDICINE"

Bringing together Global Artists to Benefit the Children, Families & Relief Projects of Real Medicine Foundation around the world.

Thursday, August 16, 2007

Lladro Boutique

408 N. Rodeo Drive

Beverly Hills, CA 90210

6:00 P.M.

Cocktails, Cuisine, Music, Silent Auction

7:00 P.M.

Real Medicine Presentation & Awards

LIVE ART AUCTION

Featuring works by:

Yoko Ono

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THE GOODELL GROUP

10880 Wilshire Boulevard, First Floor, Westwood, CA 90024

Phone: 310.482.2410

 

Dear friends of Real Medicine,

There are 16,000 homeless children in Los Angeles. The Goodell Group is pleased to announce our partnership with Real Medicine Foundation, supporting their Los Angeles initiative to save homeless, impoverished and abused children. The Goodell Group donates $500 from each transaction to help finance the lifesaving work of Real Medicine Foundation. Please join us and our clients as we…

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Real Medicine Foundation

Dr. Kevin Becker received the Humanitarian Service Award 2006 at Foundation’s 1st Anniversary and Fundraiser at the Lladro Gallery in Beverly Hills on Aug. 18, for his work following Hurricane Katrina. He will lead the Foundation projects on Teacher Training on Issues of Psychological Trauma in Children in downtown Los Angeles’ Skid Row area.

Westside Chronicle, Sept. 3-9, 2006

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Donation supports the work of the Real Medicine Foundation and will help provide much-needed facility in an area of Sri Lanka ravaged by the December 2004 tsunami

Westminster, Colo. – March 14, 2006 – The Dalbey Wealth Institute, which provides educational services and access to capital for home-based entrepreneurs, has made a donation to the Real Medicine Foundation to assist in the start-up of a children’s school and center. in Tangalle, Sri Lanka. The Real Medicine Foundation is a non-profit organization that was formed in response to the tsunami disaster that devastated…

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