Caring for Children in Haiti: 2014

Joshua Alexander, MD, director of pediatric rehabilitation at the N.C. Children’s Hospital and associate professor at UNC Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, will be caring once again for disabled children at the Zanmi Beni Orphanage in Haiti this May, along with Timothy Sanford, MD, a medical resident in PM&R. Zanmi Beni was created to care for physically and/or mentally handicapped orphans, who were displaced by the devastating earthquake in January 2010.

Caring for Children in Haiti: 2014 click to enlarge Dr. Alexander in Haiti

Joshua Alexander, MD, director of pediatric rehabilitation at the N.C. Children’s Hospital and associate professor at UNC Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, will be caring once again for disabled children at the Zanmi Beni Orphanage in Haiti this May, along with Timothy Sanford, MD, a medical resident in PM&R. This year marks the second of ongoing, yearly visits to the orphanage.

View this year's flyer!

Zanmi Beni was created to care for physically and/or mentally handicapped orphans, who were displaced by the devastating earthquake in January 2010.

You can help fund this year's trip with a tax-deductible charitable donation to help Dr. Alexander and Dr. Sanford make the trip again this year, and bring equipment and supplies along with them!

Visit the N.C. Children’s Promise’s secure giving page. Select "Make a Gift," and then select: “Children’s Promise Fund - Haiti” from the drop-down menu, and enter your gift amount.

Dr. Alexander includes fascinating details from his last trip in his blog:  http://uncpedsrehabhaititrip2013.blogspot.com/

You also may read more about the first trip in an article published by UNC Global.

Image courtesy of Dr. Alexander and Zanmi Beni Orphanage.