U. S. South Central Region Coordinator for the Helping Hand (USA) in Houston, ILyas Hasan Choudry; President, CEO of Medical Bridges Dorothy Bolettieri…
Dorothy Bolettieri, President, CEO of Medical Bridges; Steve Bolfing; Steven Bolfing, Business Development Manager; and Kourtnei Ramirez, Special Projects Coordinator for Medical Bridges…
The Helping Hand (USA) For Relief & Development has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Houston based Medical Bridges, Inc., according to which between April and December 2011, Helping Hand (USA) will be sending to several countries, where most needed; ten large 40-Feet containers of medical equipment and supplies provided by Medical Bridges. Total shipment will be approximately 3-to-4 million dollars.
Tentatively the beneficiary countries will include Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Haiti, and Pakistan. Also there is a chance to include the historical city of â€œCaravanâ€ in Tunisia as one of the places for a container (determination on this will soon be made).
In a statement, the U. S. South Central Region Coordinator for the Helping Hand (USA) in Houston, ILyas Hasan Choudry has said: â€œHelping Hand (USA) in partnership with Medical Bridges will send donated good quality medical equipment and supplies of 3-to-4 million dollars worth. Hundreds and thousands of less fortunate brothers and sisters in humanity will benefit from this effort and several lives will be saved. All of these people will remember in their prayers the patrons, supporters, donors, volunteers, and staff of Helping Hand (USA). I want to appeal to all the blessed persons to whole-heartedly contribute towards the Helping Handâ€™s discretionary fund by visiting www.HHRD.Orgâ€
At a simple occasion at the office of Medical Bridges, the U. S. South Central Region Coordinator for the Helping Hand (USA) For Relief & Development, ILyas Hasan Choudry; and Dorothy Bolettieri, President and CEO of Medical Bridges; signed the MoU documents. Also present were Steven Bolfing, Business Development Manager; and Kourtnei Ramirez, Special Projects Coordinator for Medical Bridges.
In a communiquÃ© to Helping Hand at the eve of signing of the MoU, Dorothy Bolettieri of Medical Bridges wrote: â€œIâ€™m delighted that the MOU has been approved and that we will work together to help improve the health-care delivery in areas that so desperately need support and assistance.â€
Steven Bolfing wrote: â€œMedical Bridges would not be able to assist humanity without organizations such as yours (Helping Hand USA).â€
Talking to our media representative, ILyas Hasan Choudry has said: â€œWe are really appreciative of the efforts and services of Medical Bridges towards the overall health of the humanity. We are extremely delighted to partner with them. By the Grace of God, this effort will save many lives; and in our faith it has been informed to us in Quran that if we will save the lives of one person, it is as if we have saved the lives of the whole humanity.â€
Other than this, Helping Hand (USA) will also be sending from their headquarter in Detroit, Michigan; large 40-Feet containers of medical equipmentsâ€™ and suppliesâ€™ provided by the World Medical Relief of Michigan.
Helping Hand (USA) also has their own In-Kind Donation Centers in Ontario California; Houston Texas; Sanford Florida; Ijamsville Maryland; Somerset New Jersey; and Bay Shore New York; where medical equipmentsâ€™ & suppliesâ€™; household, fresh non-perishable food, & hygiene items; new clothes, comforters, blankets, jackets; and many other things are accepted on almost daily basis.
Addresses and phone numbers of these In-Kind Donation Centers can be found at www.HHRD.Org
Other than of course these material donations, Helping Hand (USA) is requesting to monetarily support this In-Kind Donation Program by contributing towards the Helping Hand (USA) Discretionary Fund at www.HHRD.Org â€“ This way the patrons of Helping Hand (USA) will receive the most necessary prayers of hundreds and thousands, whose lives will be saved and bettered by this useful program.
For more information, one can call 1-832-275-0786 or 1-888-808-HELP(4357).