Wednesday, January 03, 2007

Humanitarian Assistance - period ended 1.1.2006

Humanitarian Assistance/Medicine//Ford-Kenya to receive more goodies, says party boss/Standard/Nairobi/Kenya/Africa/18-Dec-05//Speaking at Lirhanda Friends Church in Shinyalu constituency, Kakamega, during a funds drive for the construction of a health center, the VP said: "Not all the 210 MPs can serve in the Cabinet. There is no room for more appointments."

Humanitarian Assistance/Hurricane Rita/Dore, Lester/From Madison to Cajun country/The Capital Times/Madison/WI/USA/19-Dec-05//…. Dore tapped in to his community - the Madison Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends, the UW School of Nursing, where he works as a graphic artist, and friends and family members - for resources to help.

The Friends, or Quakers, donated $6,000, which Dore sent to a cousin in Ville Platte to distribute. …..

Humanitarian Assistance//A real life Mrs. Claus/Silverton Appeal Tribune/Silverton/OR/USA/28-Dec-05//…. This year Olafson and her helpers provided presents for more than 604 children, she said. Making this year equal to the amount of giving they did last year.

Olafson and the Zenith Women’s Club have been heading up the giving tree project for the last six years, with the last three at the Immanuel Lutheran Church because of how fast it has grown.

“We just ran out of room over at the Friends Church,” Olafson said. “It just kept growing. We have Silverton Together screening the families to make sure they are local and in need.”

Bikes, handmade wooden trucks, stuffed animals and all types of toys and clothing are included in the gifts – which come wrapped and ready to be placed under the tree. …..


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