Philanthropy

Marlex is a company that has a drive to serve and improve the lives of anyone it can reach. Although a growing and successful company, Marlex has a vision and duty that goes beyond the goal of turning a profit. Giving back to the community re-establishes its mission and everything Marlex stands for. This passion of giving back is infused into its products, services, employees and customers. The Marlex family extends their arms to those in need and to the communities around them.

Product Donations

Each year, Marlex donates millions of doses of medicine to organizations dedicated to getting this medicine to the people who need it most.

Direct Relief provides essential medical resources needed for the lives of those affected by poverty, emergency situations, or those who have suffered from the effects of natural and man-made disasters.
Learn more about all of the amazing services that Direct Relief provides please visit http://www.directrelief.org/

International Aid provides medical and health resources to global partners serving people in need. Their two primary ministries are International Aid’s Health Products Services and International Aid’s Medical Equipment Services.
Learn more about all that International Aid is doing in the lives of so many please visit http://www.internationalaid.org/

The National Children’s Cancer Society (NCCS) provides emotional, financial and educational support to children with cancer, their families and survivors. The NCCS is a non-profit organization that is proud to meet all of the Better Business Bureau’s “Standards of Charity Accountability,” which includes a comprehensive, in-depth evaluation of charity governance, fundraising practices, solicitations and informational materials.
Learn more about the National Children Cancer Society, please visit https://www.thenccs.org/

Local Efforts

Marlex cares about the communities it shares and strives to be a positive influence. Knowing the importance of education, the company has provided donations to local schools to contribute in making a difference for the future of so many young people. In addition, Marlex proudly supports numerous worthy organizations across a wide variety of categories and industries with sizable sponsorships and endowments. Below are a just a few examples.

Sponsorships

The American Heart Association (AHA) is an organization in the United States that fosters appropriate cardiac care in an effort to reduce disability and deaths caused by cardiovascular disease and stroke.Contributions received go far in supporting cardiovascular research, professional and community education, and advocacy efforts.
Learn more about the American Heart Association visit http://www.heart.org

The American Lung Association is an organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy and research. Whether if it’s searching for cures to lung diseases, keeping kids off tobacco or fighting for laws that protect the air we all breathe, the work of the American Lung Association helps to save lives every day.
Learn more about American Lung Association, please visit http://www.lung.org/

Clothing Our Kids improves the lives of at-risk elementary school children by providing them with essential school clothing. They understand that in this economy many do not have appropriate school clothing and that this can impact their ability to learn, their self-esteem, and their probability of regular attendance. They strive to assist children in becoming successful students and successful adults.
Learn more about Clothing Our Kids at http://www.clothingourkids.com/index.html

Lori’s Hands provides in-home support to people with chronic illnesses like cancer, MS, Lou Gehrig’s disease, and heart failure. Most of the volunteers with Lori’s Hands are students from the University of Delaware who are a part of the 3-credit service learning course for the University’s College of Health Sciences. The support from the volunteers leaves a huge impact on the patients as well as creating a personal and meaningful learning experience for the students and volunteers themselves.

Learn more about Lori’s Hands at http://www.lorishands.org/

The Ronald McDonald House provides a comfortable and supportive “home away from home” for families of seriously or chronically ill or injured children receiving treatment at area hospitals. In most cases families can’t afford to be together and stay close in such unfortunate circumstances. The Ronald McDonald House makes this possible. Learn more about the Ronald McDonald House at https://www.rmhde.org/

Yes U Can USA is a charitable organization that is dedicated to providing opportunities for individuals with physical and visual disabilities to develop independence, confidence and fitness through participation in sports and physical activity, regardless of skill level.

Supporting Yes U Can USA is giving the ‘gift of movement and accessibility’ to individuals who otherwise would not have the opportunity to take part in experience that most of us take for granted. Yes U Can USA breaks down the disability barrier and provides hands-on or standby assistance so that most ability levels can participate in many different types of activities. Yes U Can USA Paralympic Sport – Delaware is a member of the U.S. Olympic Committee. Learn more about Yes U Can USA at http://www.yesucanusa.org/

Charitable Foundation Support

Marlex has donated to variousEastersealsprograms. Easterseals is an organization which serves people and families who face a wide range of disabilities, including physical emotional, intellectual, social and educational. Eastersealsexist to provide the best services and opportunities for people with disabilities in communities nationwide.
Learn more about Easter Seals, please visit http://www.easterseals.com

Marlex has donated to the St. Anne’s Episcopal School’s Heart, Mind, & Spirit Fund as well as their technology fund. Marlex’s support of St. Anne’s Episcopal School in Middletown, Delaware provides financial aid for many families who wouldn’t be able to afford the experience and education that this school offers. Their support also provides every student with the technological resources to aid in their education. The company’s annual contributions make a remarkable difference in the lives of so many families and the experience that these young students receive.
Learn more about St. Anne’s or offer your support visit http://www.stannesde.org/

Marlex has contributed to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Msquerade Ball. It is a Mardi Gras inspired event raising funds for more than 15,000 people living with MS in the Greater Delaware Valley. The Society helps people affected by MS by funding cutting-edge research, driving change through advocacy, facilitating professional education, and providing programs and services that help people with MS and their families move their lives forward.
Learn more about the National Multiple Sclerosis Society visit http://www.nationalmssociety.org/