Shipments of Aid and Hope
|Loading a Sea Container, Manassas, VA
Each year, Medical Missionaries sends
vast quantities of medicine, medical supplies, medical equipment, food, and other supplies to improve the healthcare of the
poor throughout the world. Some of these sea containers support the work of partner organizations in many countries.
By the end of 2016, we had shipped over 165 sea containers of supplies
to those in need worldwide, and had provided disaster relief in the USA for victims of hurricanes, floods, and tornados. Our
volunteers made over 300 trips to deliver supplies to Northern Virginia, Washington DC, Appalachia, and American Indian reservations
in Oklahoma and South Dakota.
If you would like to help load a sea container at our warehouse in Manassas, VA, please visit our
Please see below for more information about some of our recent shipments of
aid and hope:
|2017 Hurricane Relief Supplies for Texas and Florida|
(August – September 2017)
With many impacted
by hurricanes in the USA, Medical Missionaries collected and distributed emergency relief supplies to those affected. First,
supplies were sent to Texas to help those impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Next, after Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc on Florida,
Medical Missionaries delivered approximately 5 tons of relief supplies to Immokalee, to people who had lost everything in
Read more: http://medmissionaries.org/id276.html
Helping Those in Need in Appalachia
Missionaries regularly sends supplies to those in need in Appalachia, Volunteer Bud Stanton usually makes this trip twice
each month, bringing clothing, shoes, bedding, household supplies, and children's toys to the people in and around Elkins,
2016 Disaster Relief Efforts in the USA and Worldwide
2016, sea containers of medicines and medical and household supplies were sent to those in need
in the USA and worldwide:
In the USA, Medical Missionaries provided Disaster Relief Assistance for victims of floods in West Virginia, Louisiana, and North Carolina.
Read more about disaster relief in 2016.
Numerous shipments of supplies were sent to those in need in Haiti, the
Dominican Republic, and Africa. The medicines and medical suppliesdonated to the Patcha Foundation enabled them to provide
health care and surgeries to over 3,400 people in the far north region of Cameroon, Africa.Medicines and medical supplies
were also sent to help the Philippines through our partnership with Risen Savior Missions.
Supplies for Haiti/Dominican Republic
– December 2013)
In December, the sea containers that were shipped in October arrived in the Dominican Republic.
The first carried medical supplies and construction materials; the second was packed with food supplied by Feed My Starving
Children for our school lunch program, to be distributed to schools in Thomassique, Haiti.
Aid to Typhoon Victims in the Philippines
Working in conjunction with a partner organization,
Medical Missionaries prepared a shipment of medical supplies to go to Divine Word Hospital in Tacloban, Leyte, which was one
of the few hospitals that was functioning for some time in the whole region. This photo shows some of the destruction in that
Sea Container sent overseas by Medical Missionaries!
In October, when Medical Missionaries
volunteers loaded a sea container of medical equipment and supplies to be shipped overseas, it had a special significance:
it was the 150th sea container that Medical Missionaries has sent to over 35 countries around the world in the past 12 years.
That adds up to over 3,000 tons of medical equipment and supplies, food, and household goods for the poorest of the poor!
We thank everyone for their support that has made this possible.
Shipment of Medications to Partner Groups
more boxes of medications were sent to our partner groups to help supply the clinics they support throughout the world, mostly
Medical Supplies to CAR (Central African Republic)
A shipment of medical supplies
we sent to the Central African Republic (CAR), working with the International Partnership for Human Development, arrived,
and was immediately put to good use. These supplies are much appreciated by all those it will help.
|Clothing to the Cherokee Nation|
Dr. Gilbert Irwin, President of Medical Missionaries,
made a trip to Tahlequah, Oklahoma, to delivery a truckload of new clothing to the Cherokee Nation - sweatshirts, T-shirts,
sweaters, and gym outfits - all donated by generous merchants who support the work of Medical Missionaries.
|Medical Supplies to Ivory Coast|
When a sea
container of supplies that had been sent a few months earlier arrived in the Ivory Coast, we received a thank you from Act
for Africa International: "With the donation made by your organization, we were able to help families and individuals
of the city of Koumassi not only meet their daily sanitary needs, but also equip their general hospital...and also reequipped
5 other medical centers throughout the city. Your donation made a big difference in the lives of so many people in the community
and we are so grateful. Please find attached some photos taken during the ceremony at the hospital."
Relief Supplies to Hurricane
Sandy Victims in New Jersey
Dr. Gil Irwin of Medical Missionaries delivered 5 tons
of supplies to 4 relief centers along the Jersey Shore. All were very grateful to receive the supplies, especially the 600
mops that were distributed to help their clean up efforts. Special thanks to all who had helped (including All Saints Parish
and Wakefield in the Plains School) by donating & packing these supplies.
In November Medical
Missionaries also delivered clothing and emergency supplies to West Virginia to aid victims of power failures there.
Missionaries' partners in improving health
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Feed My Starving
& Food for Kids
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