NACDS Foundation joins hands with Boys & Girls Clubs

July 16, 2007

The grant will support a program to raise awareness among at-risk teens abut the importance of community pharmacies and the dangers of abusing prescription and OTC drugs.

The NACDS Foundation announced a $50,000 grant to support the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington (BGCGW) in important health initiatives. The grant will support a program to raise awareness among at-risk teens abut the importance of community pharmacies and the dangers of abusing prescription and OTC drugs. The foundation's grant will expand BGCGW's current curriculums for its SMART Girls and Passport to Manhood programs, designed specifically to help teen boys and girls develop healthy attitudes and lifestyles. The program will also educate teens about careers in the field of pharmacy, including a visit to a community pharmacy and a tour of the Howard University School of Pharmacy.

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