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Funds from this Year's Altruism Festival Received by Amigos de La Cruz

Jennifer Brinckmann - Amigos de La Cruz
June 12, 2013



This year we received a total of 27,091 pesos!

It was a lot of hard work to earn the money and every year I swear “never again”  but when I get the reward it makes it all worth while.

We’ve been able to help so many people, especially children, who otherwise might have gone without.

The money this year has been divided two ways; a portion was deposited into our bank account and the rest was deposited into our account with Dr. Raphael Ipiña at his office and pharmacy (Travel Medical Assistance by Terralta) in Bucerias.

Dr. Raphael has been so helpful to us over this last year, not only has he gone on home visits for no charge, he has seen many of our clients on a moments notice for second opinions, diagnosing and filling prescriptions. He’s also been able to save us money on several occasions by ordering procedures thorough his own account and preventing us from paying for unnecessary procedures. I can’t thank him enough.

Dr. Raphael is also one of the physicians at the new Walk-in Clinic on the lateral. If you haven’t had need to go to either office, that’s a good thing, but if you find yourself needing a doctor you won’t be disappointed in the top-notch care at either location. Tell him I sent you!

I just returned from delivering 6000 pesos worth of medications to the Centro de Salud. The Amigos Medical Assistance Program (as well as the former Friendship Club) tries to do this once or twice a year as a show of support to our local medical clinic. Health care at the Centro Salud is available to all but is primarily intended to serve the poor.

Unfortunately, while providing this fantastic means of seeing to the health needs of  its citizens, the clinics are able to provide very few medications to the people who need them most. Over the years we’ve been able to help with a wide variety of prescription antibiotics, pain medications, suturing materials and even bandages. It’s so much fun when we show up at the clinic with our boxes and bags of medicines – almost as good as Christmas!

If you would like to get involved with Amigos de La Cruz, we welcome you to our Business Meeting on June 18 at 7:00 pm, at Restaurante Jardín del Pulpo (Octopus Garden), Coral #66 in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle. For more information, please email us at jenniferbrinckmann@gmail.com.

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