In a country where AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis are rampant, children in Haiti now face even more dangers, such as lethal infections, broken bones, malnutrition and internal injuries. Doctors realize that Haitian kids’ lives will be unimaginably difficult in the days and months to come, and are calling for help of any kind.
“It’s an opportunity for people to give as much as they can afford,” said Pound. “Not everyone can fly to Haiti to provide aid, which is why we organized a local event for people to come together – and feel better physically and mentally.”
Although appointments are not necessary, they are strongly encouraged due to the expected high demand. For more information or to make an appointment, call 925-754-1727 and mention this article.