9/27/07: Container#TRLU618957. The Sociedad of Salesiana in the Dominican Republic requested furnishings and equipment for their medical clinics. The Salesian Missions of New Rochelle, New York have a presence throughout the world. We were able to send them two ultra sounds, and one came from Scranton’s Community Hospital. The equipment that they had was dated and limited in function. Scales and many other items were needed. Mission Relief Services makes special appeals, and special trips to collect the right stuff for the recipient projects.
9/20/07: Container#UBCU3425592. Deborah Heart and Lung Hospital in New Jersey provided an entire Hewlett-Packard Heart and vital signs monitoring system that we shipped on this container to Honduras. Medical Ministry International of Parkesburg crated a complete x-ray system for Hospital San Lorenzo in the southern region. Infant warmers were sent, as well as lab equipment for the Pespire clinic. Volunteers from Lancaster helped load this shipment, and there was also dental equipment for Hope Worldwide in San Pedro Sula.
9/7/07: Container# Maersk 868668 4. This container is going all the way to Kampala, Uganda. Youth Outreach International, Dr. Richard Niemeyer, and Calvary Church of Lancaster developed this container for the New Hope Academy School and clinic in Uganda, Africa. Books, medical and physician supplies, bicycles, stackable chairs for children, furnishings, clothing, and even a large Kubota farm tractor were loaded onto this shipment at our Coatesville warehouse. Dr. & Mrs. Niemeyer will be visiting Uganda next month to distribute the contents of the container. The children of Uganda will be surprised!