One Founder's Story
As a healthcare provider I was astounded by this disparity, as a parent of young children I was humbled and saddened. I had the good fortune of teaming up with co-founders, Eric Montross and Dr. Jacob Lohr, two of the most committed advocates for children’s health. What started out as a conversation with other parents and healthcare providers evolved into the creation of Vaccine Ambassadors, a philanthropic immunization organization in which every citizen can be a Vaccine Ambassador to a child and to a community.
At the heart of Vaccine Ambassadors was the creation of a pediatric clinic-based program that allowed parents and children receiving health care at their pediatrician’s office the opportunity to become Vaccine Ambassadors. By simply adding a small contribution ($2) during their visit, it would ensure that each time their child received health care another child in the world would benefit as well.