Monday, September 13, 2010

Fundraiser Update


Hi Ladies,

Just a quick up date to let you know what is happening with the West Timor girls Surgery. They are booked into John Hunter Hospital for surgery this Sunday 18th.

We recently had a Meeting with Bob Richards from ROMAC (Rotary Oceania Medical Aid for Children) who was delighted to receive our check for $2985.53
Mr Richards was overwhelmed at your generosity. All this will fund their visit and any additional cost will be taken care of by ROMAC.

ROMAC have taken over organising the process because that is what they do best. Each of the girls are coming over with a family member and Lenny who is a Dentist in their village who will be their as a support and interpreter.

They are staying at the Ronald McDonald House on campus at John Hunter Hospital. It is going to be extremely overwhelming for the girls as they face all kind of obstacles, like the language barrier, western culture and trusting us with their care. Even the simple things like using a toilet for the first time.

John Hunter Hospital have been amazing in their generosity. They are giving up a theatre for the day (we all know how precious this is) covering all care, imaging and hospital expenses. Dr Kelvin Kong and Dr Rob Eisenburg will be making up the ENT (ear nose & throat) team, giving up a Sunday off for 10 hours of operating time. Dr Gary Hoffman will be head of the Facio-Maxillary team. Once again donating all of his time and experiese.

Please have them in your thoughts and prayers as they undertake this massive journey, which we are sure will change their lives.

This never would of been possible with out the help of all of you who came along to the fundraiser. I appreciate all that you have done.

Keep visiting for more info.

Take Care

Cassie xoxo
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1 comment:

  1. Congradulations Cassie, it would not be happening without all your hard work.
    Well done.
    Hope the surgery goes well.