Acupuncture Groups

Acupuncture Ambassadors
AMG Foundation 
c/o Anthony M. Giovanniello 
110-64 Queens Blvd. #236 
Forest Hills, NY 11375 

Our mission is to organize sustainable Acupuncture treatment clinics and training programs worldwide to care for refugees, victims of violence, war, international conflict and the poor.


Acupuncture Relief Project
3712 NE 40th Ave 
Vancouver. WA 98661 
Andrew Schlabach, President 

The Acupuncture Relief Project is a free community acupuncture clinic that travels to countries that have been impacted by poverty, conflict or disaster. Currently our primary clinic project is located in Chapagoan, Nepal and villages in the surrounding area. 


Acupuncture Residencies
New England School of Acupuncture 
150 California St. 
Newton, MA 02458 
Amy Hull, Director of Program Development 
617-558-1788 x222 

NESA offers an acupuncture residency designed to be an immersion experience in integrative medicine. The clinical setting is Boston Medical Center which is the largest safety-net hospital in New England. About 70% of BMC patients come from under-served populations—including low-income families, elders, people with disabilities, minorities and immigrants. Acupuncture residents work with NESA faculty to provide care in the Department of Family Medicine outpatient clinic. 


We are committed to providing free health care to those in need; domestically and internationally.  We have donated our time and resources in India, Guatemala, Honduras, Vietnam, America and hopefully in the future additional countries.  I am an licensed acupuncturist and certified herbalist that lives and works in Oregon, USA.

Acupuncture Volunteer
Brad Whisnant, Director 


Acupuncturists Without Borders
909 Virginia NE, Suite 211 
Albuquerque, NM 87108 
Diana Fried 
(505) 266-3878 

Acupuncturists Without Borders (AWB) provides immediate disaster relief and recovery to communities that are in crisis resulting from disaster or human conflict. AWB is committed to creating alliances with local community based organizations and treating all who have been affected – survivors, first responders, emergency personnel and other care providers.


Barefoot Acupuncturists
Avenue Armand Huysmans 
207 1050 Brussels (Belgium) 
Walter Fischer (India / Belgium) 
Tel.: +91 99 6789.86.36 

Barefoot Acupuncturists is a non-profit organisation with no political or religious affiliation. Our only objective is to offer acupuncture treatments and training to less privileged populations in order to relieve them from illness and support them in having greater autonomy in healthcare.


Global Alternative Healthcare Project’s mission is to deliver free alternative healthcare to populations in the developing world with no access to healthcare.

Global Alternative Healthcare Project
16 East 40th St. 
New York, New York, 10016 
Frank Butler 


Global Clinic 

PO 729
NY, NY 10108

As an organization founded by Acupuncturists, we hope to spread acupuncture awareness and familiarity, while attempting to integrate acupuncture with other healthcare practices- conventional and non-conventional alike. 


Global Natural Health Alliance
2442 NW Market St. #628 
Seattle, WA 98107 
Lindsay Herrara 
Carrie Jones 
(970) 402-0575 

A non-profit org. driven to provide free natural health care options to the native people of impoverished communities in developing nations.  The intent of GNHA is to establish international, permanent natural health clinics, deploy circuit-based mobile natural health clinics, exchange knowledge with local traditional healers, and to unite natural health professionals around the world. 


Guatemala Acupuncture and Medical Aid 
PO Box 85371 
Tucson, AZ 85754 
Laurie Melrood, LMSW 
(520) 623-6620 


Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Acupuncture Project (JETAP)
Hiroshi Yamamoto 
Adam Isfendyar 

A project that is being set up to offer free Acupuncture treatment to survivors of the recent Tsunami in North East Japan (Tohoku). We are aiming to assist in providing complementary healthcare, which may be seen as unimportant in such emergency situations. We think it is very important now and in the coming months, helping the physical and emotional recovery of the survivors of the Tsunami.


The Laura Louie Hope Foundation
337-1917 West Fourth Ave 
Vancouver, BC V6JIM7 
Laura Louie, ND 
01 604 731 2682 

The Laura Louie Hope Foundation, a Canadian charitable organization, has been created to provide cost-effective health-care to low income individuals (adults and children) in developing countries through community-based grassroots projects. Treatment will be aimed at but not exclusive to people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). The Foundation works with local doctors and health-care practitioners to provide a holistic program of treatment, education and lifestyle enhancement.


Mindful Medicine Worldwide
1458 W Highland Ave Suite 3B 
Chicago, IL 60660 
Grainne McKeown, LAc (founder)


Mindful Medicine Worldwide seeks to bring long-term integrative health care to people of developing areas, domestically and internationally, by establishing and operating integrative health care clinics. Our professional volunteer practitioners provide medical services and healthcare education to our patients.


103 Chestnut Road 
Oldbury West Midlands – B68OAY 
Merlin Young 
(0)121 421 3480 

Moxafrica is a charitable organisation set up in 2008 in the UK to investigate the use of moxibustion therapy for the treatment of tuberculosis, particularly drug-resistant TB, in resource poor environments.


One World Health Project
1223 Wilshire Blvd, #927 
Santa Monica, CA 90403

Sarah Nargiso, Outreach Coordinator 

One World Health Project is a non-profit organization established to provide wellness education and acupuncture to under served communities.  Founded in 2009 by dedicated Oriental Medical students who united around the vision of creating sustainable outreach programs both locally and globally.  They have joined forces to raise awareness about wellness practices and funds to support impactful, sustainable outreach programs.


PanAfrican Acupuncture Project
113 Summit Avenue 
Brookline, MA 02446 
Richard Mandell, L.Ac. 
(617) 277-7444

The PanAfrican Acupuncture Project trains healthcare workers in Africa to use simple and effective acupuncture techniques that enable them to treat the devastating and debilitating symptoms associated with HIV/AIDS, malaria, and TB.


Projects Abroad Pro
Aldsworth Parade, Goring 
Sussex BN12 4TX 
888-579-1612 US 
+44(0) 1903 708 308 UK  
1300 132 831 Australia 

This voluntary acupuncture project provides treatment for sufferers of Cerebral Palsy and Polio in Kathmandu, Nepal. We work with care centre organisations that look to help disadvantaged communities with treatments they may not normally receive. This project would be perfect for anyone qualified considering voluntary work abroad or professional acupuncturists on a career break.


Tibetan Refugee Healthcare Project
Alternative Resources Unlimited 
101 W.23 St.#158 NY, NY 10011 
Marsha Woolf 

Alternative Resources Unlimited, Inc. II is a 501c3 non-profit, non-political organization, which has existed since 1989, under the directorship of Marsha Woolf. Operating almost exclusively through donations and volunteer staff, Alternative resources is an umbrella organization whose primary projects include the Tibetan Refugee Health Care Project, Menla Tibetan Medical Institute, Menla Research Inititative and the Haitian Emergency Alternative Resources Team (H.E.A.R.T.). 

We work with care centre organisations that look to help disadvantaged communities with treatments they may not normally receive. This project would be perfect for anyone qualified considering voluntary work abroad or professional acupuncturists on a career break.


World Medicine
11A Plympton Road 
London NW6 7HE 
Daniel Maxwell, Director 

World Medicine is a charitable organisation which provides complementary and alternative healthcare to people around the world suffering the effects of trauma, disaster and poverty.