Another way to help Haitian orphans through TIS parent

TIS Parent Nancy Merchant is willing to do the packing and shipping for those who want to donate supplies from the list below. Nancy volunteered in Haiti in 1999 and stayed in the same building on the same floor where Molly Hightower died. Contact Nancy at nancym@easystreet.net

Haiti Earthquake Relief: How Can I Help?


Click to give to the earthquake relief effort.Friends of the Orphans is deeply grateful to anyone willing to help those affected by this terrible tragedy. Right now, the greatest need is for monetary donations. All donations received will be immediately utilized for our most pressing needs, including assisting the network of first responders in locating and treating victims, purchasing necessary medical supplies and providing food and water to those desperately in need. By making a monetary donation, your money will immediately be put to use where it is most needed. To make a donation, please click here, or you can call 1-888-201-8880 if you prefer to donate via phone.

Donations to Friends of the Orphans, Federal Tax ID#65-1229309, are tax deductible as provided by law.

What if I would like to donate supplies instead? How do I go about doing that and what is most needed?
If you prefer to make a supply donation rather than a monetary donation, following is a list of the items currently needed.








Urinary catheters
Walker
Slings
Gloves
Body bags
Mattresses
Tents
Crutches
Gauze
Compresses
Ceftazidime (antibiotic)
Ceftriaxone (antibiotic)
Ampicillin
Gentamycin
Amoxicillin
Lidocaine
Carbocane (anesthetic)
Taradatmnol
Codine pills
Codine Suppositories

Getamine
Atropine
Normal saline 500 mg and 1000 mg bags
Bag valve mask - ventilation
Larynx tubes
Endotracheal tubes
Sevoflurane (anesthesia)
Rocuronium (anesthesia)
Drills for surgery
Periosteum detacher
Metal hammer
Elastic bandages
Adhesive elastic bandages
Gauze
Cold compress
Sterile gloves - all sizes
Bandages - all sizes
Scapels - all sizes
Razor blades for shaving
Peroxide
Bedadine
Morphine
Fentanyl
Gilly saw with handles

To make a supply donation, please securely package the supplies and ship to:

Friends of the Orphans, Southeast Region
Haiti Relief
7175 SW 47th Street, Unit 207
Miami, FL 33155

Friends of the Orphans will transport the supplies directly to the affected areas of Haiti. If you have questions about supply donations, please contact Alfredo Benitez at abenitez@friendsus.org or Sherman Humphrey at shumphrey@friendsus.org, or call (305) 663-6211.