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Scholarship Announcement

The group 180 Medical has an annual college scholarship program offered to U.S. residents with various health conditions, including spinal cord injuries and ostomies, who will be attending a 2 year or 4 year college in the fall.

Please respond directly to the group if you are interested. The deadline to apply for a 2015 Scholarship is June 1, 2015.

You can find more information about the annual scholarship at:www.180medical.com/scholarships.


$15,000,000 *

worth of supplies sent to people in need since 1986

72 countries

helped with donated ostomy supplies


pounds of supplies sent to ostomates worldwide

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Friends of Ostomates Worldwide-USA is a non-profit organization that collects donated ostomy supplies from individuals and organizations in the United States and sends them to those in need worldwide.

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Donate your unused ostomy supplies, volunteer time, or give much needed funds to help us ship all over the world to those who need it most. Every contribution makes a huge difference to ostomates in need.



Individuals or organizations outside the United States can request supplies online. We will work with you to meet your needs and ship supplies quickly.

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Save Lives – Give Now

February 4, 2015

Supplies Save Lives — Your Donations Matter! [From the mother of Solomon, age 4 years, in Uganda] “I received a big box of donated supplies from Friends of Ostomates. Read more…

Amazon Smile

June 2, 2014

There is a new way to benefit Friends of Ostomates Worldwide-USA. Amazon will now donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases when you shop at AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com). Read more…