Dear Kelvyn Park Exchange group,
I lost all of your email addresses but am linking to our shared document by clicking HERE. Leave your comments and ideas on the document.
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Charity heart surgeries and follow-up care, free health screenings for women & children, donations of over $2 million in medical equipment, medicines and first aid kits, training symposiums for Kenyan cardiologists & nurses, biomedical engineer training to utilize and maintain donated state-of-the-art equipment. Education initiatives: Provide medical school and nursing school scholarships to aspiring Kenyan students, establish a cardiology-focused graduate medical education program at local hospitals, support a 7-week job skills training program at the Kibera Girl's Center and Hawkers Market Girl's Center, donate uniforms, school supplies, computers and medicines to local elementary schoolsHere are the results of our fund-raising poll:
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
We are brainstorming groups for our annual fundraiser, Band-Aid. Here are the possibilities:
- Project C.U.R.E.
- Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund (JDRF)
- The CARA Program
- FICCS: Foundation for International Cardiac & Children's Services
- Fabretto Children's Foundation
- Feed the Children
- Donors Choose: Teachers Ask, You Choose
- Globus Relief: You non-profit solution to healthcare worldwide
- Syd Rocks: Research for Langerhan's Cell Histiocytosis
- Misericordia: Heart of Mercy
- One Acre Fund
- Our Place
- Heifer International
One idea we discussed when choosing an organization was whether it has a local or international focus.
Sunday, November 4, 2012
Congratulations to Team Handleman for raising $700 in our Breast Cancer Research Foundation Fundraiser! I'm so proud of you guys and our entire board for the difference we've made! Keep up the GREAT work!
This past week, Freshman Board raised $1,130 for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation!
To see pictures and follow how we went about fundraising in our school and community, Click on the jump!