Below are answers to our most frequently asked questions dealing with medical supplies, equipment and medicines.
Do you accept expired medicines from donors?
No. The World Health Organization (WHO) came out with guidelines a few years ago that many countries have adopted that has made it virtually impossible to send expired medicines to other countries.
What do you need the most?
FAME needs children's chewable vitamins, adult vitamins, antifungal creams, and antibiotics. For an up-to-date list, see the Medicines & Supplies page.
Where can I send donated medicine?
Please ship all donated medicine or medical supplies to: FAME, 4545 Southeastern Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46203.
What medical equipment do you need?
FAME needs all kind of equipment from hospital beds to Band-Aids. We only send clinically and technically appropriate materials to the field. For specifics on giving, see the Giving page. For an up-to-date list of items we need, see the Medicines & Supplies page.
What medical equipment can you not accept as a donation?
There are many medicines and pieces of medical equipment that are not even appropriate for third world clinics and hospitals. FAME is a member of TECH, the Technical Exchange for Christian Healthcare, a non-denominational Christian organization founded to promote the gospel by helping to improve the efficiency and quality of care provided by medical mission groups and agencies worldwide. Visit techmd.org to learn more.