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10 Miles to FOCOS on Kids with Spinal Deformities in Africa

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Paula Bruskotter

THE STORY:

This summer I had the honor of providing care for kids from all over Africa as they had spinal correction surgeries for life threatening deformities. Not only did their lives improve, but mine did as well. I will never be able to repay the people of Ghana and the kids I helped treat for the kindness, love, and optimism they shared.

The FOCOS hospital is a non-profit organization that specalizes in orthopedics and complex spine. It is located in Accra, Ghana, and is one of a kind. Founded by Dr. Oheneba Boachie-Adjei in 1998, the hospital has already treated over 1000 patients. For more information on this incredible organization, visit their website at www.orthofocos.org

I have been challenged by a fellow volunteer to run a 10 mile race, and will do so by drawing on the determination of these kids that are so strong, as a way to give back to them. Help me support this incredible organization as they continue to straighten spines and change lives!

 

 

(This page shows my event is the NYC Marathon, which is incorrect. I will be running the NYRR 5 Borough Series Race: Thr Bronx 10 mile)

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To This Fundraiser

$1,775

MONEY RAISED
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  • Paula Bruskotter

    $50

  • Jonathan L

    $25

  • Daniel Robison

    $25

  • G'pa Ben Thomas

    $500

  • Vijay Maggio

    $50

  • Ben & Joie Thomas

    $50

  • Lord & Lady Construction LLC

    $20

  • Laura Cavendish

    $30

  • Ed & Linda Thomas

    $20

  • Anonymous

     

  • Jonathan M. Johnson, MD

    $100

  • Larry Ridings

    $50

  • dad

    $200

  • Betsy Coffia

    $20

  • Karen Cross

    $50

  • Deb Gard

    $20

  • Kari

    $15

  • Godwin

    $15

  • Nancy Peterson

    $50

  • Dr. Kenneth Easton- Orthopaedic Associates of MI

    $200

  • Rachel Lord

    $10

  • Scott Russo

     

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89% Raised of $2,000 Goal

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The Team: $1,775 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Donor Comments

Scott Russo

Scott Russo

Sam Russo and Nancy Bosek 3 years ago

Rachel Lord

Rachel Lord

DONATION: $10

Good luck!! This is awesome of you! 3 years ago

Dr. Kenneth Easton- Orthopaedic Associates of MI

Dr. Kenneth Easton- Orthopaedic Associates of MI

DONATION: $200

Good luck with your run! Ken 3 years ago

Nancy Peterson

Nancy Peterson

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Godwin

Godwin

DONATION: $15

3 years ago

Kari

Kari

DONATION: $15

4 years ago

Deb Gard

Deb Gard

DONATION: $20

YOU GO GIRL !!! 4 years ago

Karen Cross

Karen Cross

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

Betsy Coffia

Betsy Coffia

DONATION: $20

4 years ago

dad

dad

DONATION: $200

Be who you are. Love is the most important thing. We are all one. There is enough. 4 years ago