Today is 12for12K – let’s raise $12,000 in 12 hours for Doctors Without Borders – amazing healers going where so many others will not go – JOIN ME! Simply click the title of this post, or click below.
Doctors Without Borders is 12for12k’s September charity. Please do what you can to help us meet our goal of supporting this excellent organization, whether by donating or by spreading the word.
From their website: Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international medical humanitarian organization created by doctors and journalists in France in 1971.
Today, MSF provides aid in nearly 60 countries to people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe, primarily due to armed conflict, epidemics, malnutrition, exclusion from health care or natural disasters. MSF provides independent, impartial assistance to those most in need.
What exactly does your support provide?
Your Donation What It Can Provide
$35 will fund Two high-energy meals a day to 200 children
$50 will fund Vaccinations for 50 people against meningitis, measles, polio or other deadly epidemics
$70 will fund Two basic suture kits to repair minor shrapnel wounds
$100 will fund Infection-fighting antibiotics to treat nearly 40 wounded children
$250 will fund A sterilization kit for syringes and needles used in mobile vaccination campaigns
$500 will fund A medical kit containing basic drugs, supplies, equipment, and dressings to treat 1,500 patients for three months
$1000 will fund Emergency medical supplies to aid 5,000 disaster victims for an entire month
$5500 will fund An emergency health kit to care for 10,000 displaced people for three months