Partnership with FamilyWize Reaches $10M in Savings Milestone
Granite United Way's partnership with FamilyWize reaches $10M milestone in savings of prescription medications through its free, easy to use prescription discount card
Granite United Way and Familywize announced a major milestone in prescription medication savings - residents throughout New Hampshire and Windsor County, Vermont have saved $10,000,000 in prescription medication and helping over 70,550 people since the partnership with FamilyWize began 13 years ago. FamilyWize is an organization focused on improving the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities.
Through this partnership, the United Way has helped promote the free, easy to use FamilyWize Prescription Discount Card, which has helped more than 15 million Americans save more than $1.7 billion on their prescriptions.
“People should never have to choose between putting food on the table or taking their prescription medication,” Patrick Tufts, President and CEO of Granite United Way. “That is where our partnership with FamilyWize is truly impacting the lives of our neighbors. This free prescription discount card can reduce the costs of prescriptions for anyone who uses it. It’s an extremely valuable resource is available to anyone, regardless of their financial situation.”
The FamilyWize card immediately lowers the cost of prescription medications by an average of 45% percent for people with and without insurance. Just by presenting the FamilyWize card or mobile app at their local pharmacy, people can save on the cost of their medicine, with no strings attached.
“We’re excited to see the people across Granite United Way’s regions realize the benefits of our prescription discount card,” said Vickie Nisbet, Director of Community Relations at FamilyWize. “We hope that they continue to use the card and share it with others, as it can provide a significant savings.”
The Free FamilyWize Prescription Discount Card can be used by anyone: uninsured, insured, and even people with Medicaid or Medicare. The use of the card is unlimited, does not require any personal information from the user and has no eligibility criteria.
To take advantage of the savings that FamilyWize offers, consumers can print a card from FamilyWize.org.