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PHYSICIANS FOR PEACE....Donate Prosthetics & Crutches

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As relief efforts mount in the aftermath of Haiti's horrific devastation, Physicians for Peace is preparing for the reconstruction phase to help the countless tens of thousands who are disabled as a result of trauma and amputations.

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Cathi Hartline (248)
Tuesday January 26, 2010, 4:46 pm
Thank You Dandelion for Your very noteworthy news! blessings

Barbara K (60)
Tuesday January 26, 2010, 5:15 pm
Thanks, my friend, for posting this. Is there a place where people with an extra set of crutches can take them to be shipped to Haiti? These precious people have been through so much and we need to realize how lucky we really are that we can help them, and are not the ones needing the help.

Alice C (1797)
Tuesday January 26, 2010, 5:17 pm
Thank you Dandelion ~ facebooked and tweeted ~ Hugs ~ Alice

Barbara K (60)
Tuesday January 26, 2010, 5:20 pm
Never mind, silly me, I just didn't go thru far enough and found a close address. Thanks, guess I'm too tired to keep going. lol.

Nightcat Mau (81)
Tuesday January 26, 2010, 5:52 pm
Blessings to you Dandelion! Thanks so much! I am certainly entreating my beloved loa to help the country and people they so adore.

Sheryl G (360)
Tuesday January 26, 2010, 5:58 pm
Ok Barbara, glad you found it. I'm getting near on going night night myself...whew busy day.

Not only are crutches and prosthetics needed but canes and wheelchairs too. In order to be able to rebuild a life one must be able to get around...these items are vital to help these people. Many of us have an old cane or pair of crutches stored in the back of the closet, so now is a good place to finally donate it.

Susanne OFFLINE (23)
Tuesday January 26, 2010, 7:09 pm
Many heartfelt wishes for your ongoing, outstanding effort regarding Haitit!! Feel hugged & many Blessings of lovr & light to you, Susanne

Agnes H (144)
Tuesday January 26, 2010, 7:14 pm
Thank you Dandelion, unfortunately I still need my crutches AND wheelchair myself, otherwise you'd be welcome to them both.

Blu AbbeyCat (302)
Tuesday January 26, 2010, 7:44 pm
Thank you oxoxxooxox

kathryn cook (628)
Tuesday January 26, 2010, 8:24 pm
ty -
I can send them my walker?!

Rhonda Maness (580)
Tuesday January 26, 2010, 10:34 pm
Thanks Dandelion

Amy W (1)
Tuesday January 26, 2010, 10:55 pm
If just the top 250,000 MD's in America give one leg or arm each, that solves the whole problem, doesn't it?

Past Member (0)
Wednesday January 27, 2010, 4:21 am
Thanks Dandelion, for this and for all the good you do. Blessings to you and your family.

Ben O (170)
Wednesday January 27, 2010, 4:41 am
The poorest People of Haiti are in need of EVERYTHING!
We cannot let them down this time...
"$1,285,000 donated so far!"

Sheryl G (360)
Wednesday January 27, 2010, 6:03 am
If there is a Walker you have and can donate Kathryn, just go to the link and follow the instructions. Heather, Paul McCathney's former wife, is spearheading a campaign on this. She has linked with Physicians for Peace as they are already there and have been doing this so are able to immediately fill this void. If you do not find what you need on here go to her link and there will be more information.

Tierney G (381)
Wednesday January 27, 2010, 7:21 am
Thank you Dandelion this is wonderful!! :)

. (0)
Wednesday January 27, 2010, 7:53 am
Noted and thanks, forwarded as well.

Cynthia Davis (340)
Wednesday January 27, 2010, 8:37 am
TY Dandelion

Past Member (0)
Wednesday January 27, 2010, 10:49 am
Thank You So much!

Sheryl G (360)
Wednesday January 27, 2010, 12:51 pm
Hey, my Dr. said I'm a healthy puppy, yippee....phew, pneumonia was not fun. However, as I was sitting with my Dr. I took the time to tell her about this program. One must never assume everyone knows all that is going on out there. Her eyes lit up and she was delighted that I had told her of this as she knows of a way to get some free crutches, walkers, canes, to these people. So don't forget to take an opportunity where it may arise as the person you speak to may be just the right ear.

Carole Sarcinello (338)
Wednesday January 27, 2010, 2:37 pm

Sheryl, while watching the non-stop broadcasts, with doctors BEGGING for assistance (that was sitting on the airport tarmac), and hearing about the unattended wounds afflicting people surrounded by filth, developing into gangrene, and necessitating amputations . . . I could barely contain my rage.

Thank God for physicians who still take seriously their oath to heal first.

Great story!

Cynthia Davis (340)
Thursday January 28, 2010, 4:51 pm
TY Dandelion

Cheree M (46)
Sunday January 31, 2010, 5:06 am
Thank You for sharing this. I have a couple of sets of crutches that could be sent to them. Thanks again!!
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