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  • donated 2019-10-06 18:34:25 -0400

    Student Advocacy Fund

    $1,350.00 raised
    GOAL: $12,000.00

    Donate today to send a student to the Annual PNHP Leadership and Advocacy Training and National Conference in Philadelphia in November! 

    This fund will also support our 2019-2020 Student Fellows, who coordinate the statewide network of 11 NY-Metro area SNaHP chapters who have been instrumental in building momentum for Medicare for All.

    New York students have placed op-eds in the NY Times (first pro-single-payer piece in a decade!), Business Insider, City and State NY, Albany Times Union, Syracuse.com and more. 

    They organized a national SNaHP conference in March, drawing over 150 health professional students to New York City.

    They were a major part in organizing the “Pharma Greed Kills” protest at Pfizer Pharmaceuticals against price-gouging and for single-payer with tough price negotiations as the solution. 

    By contributing today to the Student Advocacy Fund, you can give students an experience that will have a profound impact on their careers, advocacy for their patients, and the future of healthcare in the U.S.

       

     


     

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  • donated 2020-11-20 08:03:54 -0500

    Invest in the movement

    We are a member-supported organization and cannot do this work without you.

    Thank YOU for volunteering, for showing up, for donating. 

    We need you now more than ever! We need to keep up and grow the momentum for guaranteed care for all and total health justice. Your tax-deductible contribution, no matter how small or large, goes towards organizing that ranges from the production of informational materials, direct action work, work in the community, collaborating with medical students and residents, monthly forums, building leadership, keeping the lights on and more!

    You can receive national PNHP membership if you:

    A. make a one-time donation of $200 or more (donate below)

    OR

    B. become a monthly sustainer of at least $20/month (click here to become a monthly sustainer).

    To contribute by check, make checks payable to "PNHP-NY Metro" and mail to:
    PNHP-NY Metro Chapter, 310 W. 86th St. #6B, New York, NY 10024

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  • donated 2017-08-10 21:57:22 -0400

    Business Campaign

    $225.00 raised
    GOAL: $15,000.00

    Your financial contributions to the Business Campaign for Single Payer Healthcare will support efforts to reach New York business owners to educate them on the benefits of truly guaranteed health care for all New Yorkers.

    Your donations are fully tax-deductible. You can donate below through our online secure service, or mail checks to PNHP NY Metro 8 West 126th St, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10027 with the memo "Business Campaign."

     

     

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  • donated 2022-03-06 04:13:58 -0500

    Become a Monthly Sustainer!

    We are a member-supported organization and cannot do this work without you.

    Thank YOU for volunteering, for showing up, for donating. 

    We need you now more than ever to! We need to keep up and grow the momentum for guaranteed care for all and total health justice. Your tax-deductible contribution, no matter how small or large, goes towards organizing that ranges from the production of informational materials, direct action work, work in the community, collaborating with medical students and residents, monthly forums, building leadership, keeping the lights on and more!

    You can receive national PNHP membership if you:

    A. make a one-time donation of $250 or more (click here to make a one-time donation)

    OR

    B. become a monthly sustainer of at least $25/month (donate below).

    To contribute by check, make checks payable to "PNHP-NY Metro" and mail to:
    PNHP-NY Metro Chapter, 310 W. 86th St. #6B, New York, NY 10024 

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  • signed Physicians' Letter 2013-10-25 13:54:53 -0400

    Physicians to Albany: Pass single-payer universal health care!

    Physicians and medical students, make sure the Governor, Assembly Speaker, and Senate Majority Leaders hear from New York physicians that we want a universal, single-payer health care plan.

    262 signatures

    Dear Governor, Senate Majority Leaders, and Assembly Speaker:

    We urge you to support the New York Health Act:

    Although the Affordable Care Act has made improvements in our health care system by expanding access and curbing the most abusive practices of the health insurance industry, it will not bring health care to all nor control costs. Millions will still be uninsured or underinsured—one job loss or illness away from bankruptcy. Billions of dollars will continue to be wasted by private, for-profit insurance companies. These dollars could all be going toward providing health care if we eliminated this unnecessary middleman.

    As physicians we have seen, up close, how our patients are suffering: unable to pay for their medications, tests and doctor visits. Because of this, many delay treatment until their health is in jeopardy. They are forced to choose between buying food and buying pills. They avoid costly tests and doctor visits, so that a curable cancer becomes deadly due to lack of timely treatment. Every day five New Yorkers die due to lack of health care. That’s about 2,000 lives per year in our state.

    We can do better.

    There is a growing movement across the country to push for state single-payer systems; 25 states have introduced single payer bills. New York State can lead the way to health justice with the New York Health Act. It provides publicly funded, privately delivered health care. It would save taxpayers and businesses billions of dollars while improving health care for everyone. It would change the way we treat health care: as a basic human right and not as a luxury only some can afford.

    That is why we urge you to act to pass this important bill.

    Sincerely,

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