CrossLink International

CrossLink International is a non-profit , Christian ministry that provides humanitarian aid to the needy . Aid is given in the form of medicines and medical supplies . [1]

Located in the Falls Church , Virginia , and in Memphis , Tennessee , CrossLink has assisted over 2 million people with medical aid. As of 2000, the organism had dispersed over $ 15 million of medical supplies. [2]

CrossLink International was founded in November 1996. It was inspired when a Baptist Sunday school class visited a hospital in Moscow and worked with the Central Baptist Church, a church in Moscow, to aggregate medical supplies for Moscow hospitals. When the Moscow program ends because of shipping difficulties, [3]

A large portion of CrossLink’s supplies are donations from the families of hospital patients and “free pharmaceutical samples” that companies give to doctors. [2]


  1. Jump up^ Lin, Carol (2001-07-03). “CrossLink International Sees $ 3.5 Million in Medical Supplies Go Up in Smoke” . CNN . Retrieved June 5, 2009 .
  2. ^ Jump up to:b Branigin, William (2000-09-10). “Group Ships Surplus Drugs to Needy” . Washington Post . Los Angeles Times . Retrieved June 5, 2009 .
  3. Jump up^ Dilday, Robert (2008-08-20). “Healing the Sick: international medical ministry” . Associated Baptist Press . Archived from the original on September 14, 2008 . Retrieved June 5, 2009 .

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