Monthly Archives: December 2012

Mission Relief Services Local Outreach Support

In addition to our international projects, Mission Relief Services continues to support local outreaches with furnishings, appliances, and bedding, and supplies. The domestic needs in our region are endless, and some of the groups that we provide inventory to are:

The Coatesville CWYA- a home for women and children under 7.

Love Works furniture ministry of Norristown, PA

The Mennonite Central Committee Akron, PA

Medical Ministry International, Parkesburg, PA

The Central American Relief Efforts, Lancaster, PA (Honduras)

Serving at the Crossroads, West Chester, PA (Honduras)

St. Paul’s AMEChurch, West Chester, PA (Haiti)

ISSA Trust Foundation, Iowa

Global Medical Brigades, Seattle, Washington

Imana, ChicagoIll. (Sudan)

Mary Cairns Interiors, Kennett Square, PA (India)

G.A.I.N. Global Aid International Network, Lancaster, PA

Scalpels at the Cross

Individuals from Coatesville with furnishing needs

St. Patrick’s Health Center in Cameroon ~ December 14, 2012

#TTNU 480284, 12/14/12. Samba Tata ran the paint shop in the Chrysler plant in Newark Delaware for 25 years. This Rotarian originally came from Cameroon, and he had been working for over two years to find the funding and support to ship a container to his native country. The Newark Rotary club of Delaware sponsored the project to the St. Patrick’s Health Center in the northwest region of Cameroon. Sister A Josephine Hilary Jaya was the recipient, and this container was prepared by Rotary volunteers, and frequent visits by Samba and friends. The quality of the equipment was outstanding and Bay Health of Dover provided practically new birthing beds and basinets came from the St. Luke’s Hospital in Phillipsburg, New Jersey. We were able to develop a full birthing unit, and provide examination furniture to equip a clinic that the Rotary club had paid for the tile work and flooring. Samba followed the container to Cameroon, and countless number of children will be born in his new clinic and hospital. Success is easily measured by developing clean birthing centers where life in this huge continent takes hold.