Dennis Carman, President & CEO
United Way of Greater Plymouth County
934 West Chestnut Street
Brockton, MA 02301
508-583-6306 ext. 205
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 20, 2022
United Way of Greater Plymouth County Celebrates $4 Million in Prescription Savings
United Way’s partnership with SingleCare delivers significant savings on prescription medications through its free, easy to use prescription savings card
United Way staff celebrate $4 Million in Prescription Savings for Greater Plymouth County residents
Brockton, MA – January 20, 2022 – United Way of Greater Plymouth County (UWGPC) today announced that local residents in its 22-town service area have saved $4,000,000 on their prescription medications, thanks to its partnership with SingleCare, the prescription savings service that is helping millions of people lead healthier lives by providing access to lower prices on prescriptions.
For 15 years, SingleCare (formerly FamilyWize), has partnered with United Way communities nationwide to help reduce the cost of prescription medications. UWGPC has proudly partnered with SIngleCare since 2007. The free SingleCare savings card can help people immediately save up to 80% on prescription medications and can benefit all- those with without insurance, underinsured, or with prescriptions not covered by their insurance. SingleCare partners with the country’s leading pharmacy brands, covering 35,000 pharmacies nationwide. There is no eligibility or registration required.
“People should never have to choose between putting food on the table or paying for their prescription medication,” said Dennis Carman, UWGPC President & CEO. “That’s why we formed a partnership with SingleCare 15 years ago. Their free prescription savings card can reduce the cost of prescriptions for anyone who uses it. It’s an extremely valuable resource for everyone, regardless of their financial situation and very easy to use. We are thrilled to be celebrate $4 million in savings during our 100th year at United Way caring for our communities!”
“We’re excited to see the people of Greater Plymouth County take advantage of the immense benefits of our prescription savings card,” said Vilmarie Gilliam, VP of Partnerships at SingleCare “Through our valued United Way partner, we’re proud to continue to support communities such as UWGPC with access to more affordable prescriptions and help its residents live healthier lives.”
To take advantage of the savings that SingleCare offers, consumers can print a card from SingleCare.com, call (844) 272-9582 and request a card be mailed to them, or download the free SingleCare app. Through the app, a consumer can look up the price of their prescription through SingleCare at their local pharmacies. To receive or pick up a card locally, please call e-mail email@example.com. Cards are available in both English and Spanish.
About United Way of Greater Plymouth County
Established in 1922, United Way of Greater Plymouth County’s mission is “We unite people, ideas and resources to improve the lives of people in Greater Plymouth County to build a stronger community.” United Way envisions a “a safe, healthy, diverse and welcoming community where everyone’s needs are met equitably, respectfully and compassionately” by focusing its resources on addressing the vital and interconnected needs of education, health, and income. United Way serves the communities of southeastern Massachusetts, including the city of Brockton and the towns of Abington, Avon, Bridgewater, Carver, Duxbury, East Bridgewater, Easton, Halifax, Hanover, Hanson, Kingston, Lakeville, Marshfield, Middleboro, Pembroke, Plymouth, Plympton, Rockland, Stoughton, West Bridgewater, and Whitman.
SingleCare is a free prescription savings service that provides consistently low prices to improve access and adherence to medication. It handles hundreds of thousands of prescriptions per day and is helping millions of people across the U.S. save a significant amount of money on their prescriptions. Through a combination of innovative technology and direct contracts with pharmacies, SingleCare allows consumers to access prescription savings at pharmacies near them via the mobile app or discount cards available on SingleCare.com. SingleCare partners with the country’s leading pharmacy brands, covering 35,000 pharmacies nationwide. SingleCare is headquartered in Boston with offices in New York City, greater Philadelphia and West Palm Beach, Fla. For more information, visit singlecare.com or download SingleCare on iOS or Android.