United Way of Central Florida celebrates $4M in perception savings

Partnership with FamilyWize delivers significant savings on prescription medications through its
free, easy to use prescription discount card

United Way of Central Florida today announced that Polk, Hardee and Highlands County residents have saved $4 million on their prescription medications, thanks to its partnership with FamilyWize, an organization focused on improving the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities.

Through this partnership, the United Way has helped promote the free, easy to use FamilyWize Prescription Discount Card, which has helped more than 10 million Americans save more than $1 billion on their prescriptions.

“Access to prescription medication should never be a luxury, something our residents may or may not be able to afford at the end of the month,” said Alan H. Turner II, President and CEO of UWCF. “We fight for the health of everyone in Central Florida and I’m excited to call FamilyWize an ally in that fight. Their free prescription discount card is an extremely valuable resource that can reduce the costs of prescriptions for anyone who uses it, regardless of their financial situation.”

FamilyWize cards immediately lower the cost of medicine by an average of around 40 percent and potentially more for people without insurance or who take medications not covered by their plan. Just by presenting the FamilyWize card or mobile app at their local pharmacy, customers save on the cost of their prescription medicine, no strings attached.

“We’re excited to see the people of Central Florida realize the benefits of our discount card,” said Susan Gilmore, Executive Director of Community Engagement at FamilyWize. “We hope that they continue to use the card and share it with others, as it can provide a significant savings.”

The FamilyWize prescription discount card can be used by anyone, including people with Medicaid or Medicare, and not just people without insurance. The use of the FamilyWize Prescription Discount Card is unlimited, does not require any personal information from the user and has no eligibility criteria.

To take advantage of the savings that FamilyWize offers, consumers can print a card from FamilyWize.org, can call 1-866-810-3784 and request a card to be sent to them, or download the free FamilyWize app.

About FamilyWize

Since 2005, FamilyWize has helped over 10 million Americans live healthier lives by saving them more than $1 billion on prescription medications. By aggregating large groups of patients, FamilyWize advocates and negotiates for deep discounts on prescription medications which it then passes on in full to patients. FamilyWize partners with some of the most respected community groups and health care providers in the country, including United Way Worldwide, National Council for Behavioral Health, Mental Health America, and American Heart Association, among thousands of other community organizations.
To use FamilyWize, download our app at https://familywize.org/free-prescription-discount-card.