2 special needs for the kids in the Rescue Center

These two little cuties were very sick last week.  We did not know whether they would live or not. But by the grace of God they are both alive and well today.  We are so thankful that their parents trusted us enough to bring them here for extended care at RHFH. 

 So many of the children in our care are helped through medications that are given to them to help them heal.

NEED #1 funds for medications

When you have around 80 -90 children at one time that you are caring for you go through a lot of medications.  Lots.  We ship a semi-container each year and have many meds that come in from the states on that shipment.  We also have several doctors and individuals that carry in meds from time to time for us.  We use these medications through the year along with those we purchase. 

But there are many medications that are cheaper to purchase here that we use each month for the children. 

We have 2 main places that we purchase meds from in Port-au-Prince.  If we cannot find the medications there we begin searching at different pharmacies around Port.  Most of the time we are able to locate the needed meds here in Haiti.

We use these medications along with the F-75 therapeutic milk, medika mamba, food, love, and lots of prayer to help these kids heal.  This month we are very low on medications.  I have made out a large purchase list month.   The total cost needed for medication is $1,057.86.  If you would like to help with this need you can use the paypal button in the upper right hand corner of the blog or send funds to our home office, Real Hope for Haiti,P.O. Box 23, Elwood, IN 46036  Please include a note or memo saying “RC meds”.  Thanks you in advance for helping with this special need.

 NEED #2 clothing

We are running low on clothing for the children in the Rescue Center.  Our friend Debbie W. is able to get much needed supplies to us from MN through groups coming down through Healing Haiti.  We are so thankful to them for helping with this need.  We are hoping that some of you might be able to locating some clothing for us and ship them to Debbie (or hand deliver) in MN.

Here are our current needs:

onies-any size

shorts (prefer elastic waist) size newborn to size 7/8 (mostly need size 12 month to 3T)

shirts-size new born to size 7/8 (mostly need size 12 months to 3T)

shoes/sandles-any kids sizes

If you would like to donate new or gentle used items you can contact me for the shipping address (licia@realhopeforhaiti.org)  This is a great chance to get many items to us free of shipping cost.

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3 Responses to “2 special needs for the kids in the Rescue Center”

  1. christi says:

    For those of you who would like to sew shorts for the boys – go to:

    http://www.facebook.com/pages/Sew-for-Real-Hope-for-Haiti

    go to “community” and
    “click here for all patterns”
    then click on “see more”
    scroll down to the link for shorts pattern.

  2. jackie randolph says:

    My daughter and son in law live in Montrouise, Haiti and are missionaries with http://www.Chadasha.org. I will be coming to haiti in a few months and have lots of infant formula. Do you need some? I also have childrens clothing as well. I am located in TN so if someone is coming from here of I can bring it when I come, we will drop off a load.

  3. kathy says:

    I bought kids’ clothes but need an address of where to send it.

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