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Martha Cummings' Fundraiser:

Addo, South Africa: Clinic Renovation

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BENEFITING: Universal Promise

ORGANIZER: Universal Promise

EVENT DATE: Feb 20, 2016

Martha Cummings

THE STORY:

Universal Promise wrote -

 

HIV/AIDS patients, children with severe gastrointestinal pain, and those crippled by tuberculosis suffer outside in 100-degree temperatures, day after day, hoping to see a medical professional. They often wait 10 hours under the piercing sun, without water, bathroom facilities, a decent waiting room, and a pharmacy suitable for the population-in-need, only to return home without treatment. "That's just the way it is," I have heard the residents say. "We will come back the next day and hope for something better." Proper healthcare, particularly in a region where some communities claim a 70% rate of HIV/AIDS and an escalating incidence of tuberculosis, should be a basic human right, and Universal Promise needs your help to bring that to reality. Please help us renovate the Addo Clinic, the only significant medical facility for three communities with thousands of undernourished, underserved, and often ignored people. If we are successful with this effort, we will enlarge the current reception and waiting areas, expand and improve the existing pharmacy and the availability of current treatment protocols, create a dental waiting area, offer a protected region for patients waiting outside, install proper outdoor restroom facilities, construct a wheelchair accessible ramp, repair the perimeter fencing, and erect a guard house to improve security. Please ease the suffering of those who already have too much to bear, and, in doing so, address one of the spheres of life that affects our main focus: education. Together we may break the seemingly inexorable cycle of poverty and injustice in our little neck-of-the-woods in South Africa. Pass it on.

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To This Fundraiser

$5,345

MONEY RAISED
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  • Martha T. Cummings

    $250

  • Norman and Joyce Cote

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $500

  • Kate and Michael Hamilton

    $500

  • Chris and Karen Cotter

    $1,000

  • Anonymous

    $250

  • Anonymous

     

  • The Stark Family

     

  • Robin Carlo

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $35

  • Nicholas H Ross

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $500

  • Liza Oxnard Aratow

    $25

  • Steve and Allison Walk

    $150

  • Anonymous

    $500

  • Annie

     

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The Team: $20,500 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Universal Promise

Amount Raised

$13,000

 

65% Raised of $20,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Martha Cummings

Amount Raised

$5,345

Fundraiser Title

Risa Weinrit

Amount Raised

$1,305

Fundraiser Title

Sarah Klett

Amount Raised

$475

Fundraiser Title

Mary Burns

Amount Raised

$275

Donor Comments

Annie

Annie

2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $500

2 years ago

Steve and Allison Walk

Steve and Allison Walk

DONATION: $150

3 years ago

Liza Oxnard Aratow

Liza Oxnard Aratow

DONATION: $25

Hi Martha, What a great cause! Happy to be a small part of it. Hope you're well! xo Liza 3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $500

3 years ago

Nicholas H Ross

Nicholas H Ross

DONATION: $100

3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $35

3 years ago

Robin Carlo

Robin Carlo

DONATION: $100

3 years ago

The Stark Family

The Stark Family

3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

3 years ago