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DISH 4th MEDICAL MISSION TO HAITI – STILL OPEN FOR VOLUNTEERS

DISH 4th MEDICAL MISSION TO HAITI DISH is ready to go! 30 healthcare professionals have volunteered for our 4th Medical Mission in Haiti to be held in one week!  With all the preparation and an exceptional effort from our volunteers, we are blessed to provide medical services to 1,000 men, women and children in Camp Perrin, a city in the South Department of Haiti. When: Thursday, May 21, 2015 to Monday, May 25, 2015. Any donation to support this mission … Continue reading

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2014 Wine and Cheese Fundraiser

DISH 2014 Wine and Cheese Fundraiser Saturday, December 6th, 2014, 7pm – 11pm CocoPlum ClubHouse 155 Isla Dorada Blvd Coral Gables, FL 33143 Attire: Semi-formal Pledge Donations: Single ticket: RSVP & Donations ($50 minimum) Corporate contributions: Diamond: $3,000 (for up to 12 guests + special recognition) Platinum: $2,000 (for up to 10 guests + special recognition) Gold: $ 1,000 (for up to 6 guests + special recognition) RSVP by December 1st 2014 at info@dishforhaiti.org or by calling Lynette 786-290-9401 All … Continue reading

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Help DISH Help Haiti

DISH Invites you to Participate 5 for 5 Walk-a-thon at Zoo Miami to Support Haiti 5 years anniversary of Haiti’s catastrophic earthquake 5K Walk-a-thon   Saturday January 10, 2015 7am-8am (Registration) 8am-10am (Walkathon) 10am-Noon (social event) Zoo Miami Zoo Boulevard 12400 SW 152 St. Miami, FL 33177 (305) 251-0400 Everyone is invited including kids. $30/Person before  January 1st, 2015 $15/person for 13 & under After  01/01/2015: $40/person 13 & under: $20/person Tickets (your registration) Adult $30.00 USDChild (13 and under) $15.00 … Continue reading

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DISH Medical mission in Léogâne, Haiti: SUCCESS!

A timely and much needed intervention The 3rd annual DISH medical mission to Haiti was held in Léogane from May 22 until June 24, 2014 Mission Purpose Its purpose was to provide medical and surgical care, free of charge to the population of Léogane. The location and timing were relevant for two main reasons: Medical care needs are very high in Léogâne, one of the areas most affected by the 2010 catastrophic earthquake.  The mosquito borne epidemic of Chicungunya was … Continue reading

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DISH 2014 Medical Mission to Haiti!

Calling for healthcare volunteers/participants including doctors, pharmacists, ARNP’s, PA’s, nurses…and other support team members. Where: Leogane, Haiti (near Port-au-Prince) When: Thursday May 22 until Sunday May 25th 2014. To register send email to : kdelisma@dishforhaiti.org   Who can participate? Medical Doctors from all medical specialties including internal medicine, general surgery, plastic surgery, infectious diseases, cardiology, pulmonary, family medicine, pediatrics, dentists, podiatrists, emergency medicine…etc Nurses ,  Nurse Practitioners Physician Associates Pharmacists Other healthcare professionals   Travel Rules Each volunteer traveler agrees to … Continue reading

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2013 Fundraiser Reception

  Direct Initiatives to Support Haiti cordially invite you to   Their Annual Fundraiser Cocktail Reception Saturday, December 7th, at 6:30 PM – At Dr. and Mrs. Kansky Delisma’s House – 9320 SW 61st Ct, Pinecrest,  FL, 33156 Come with friends to a nice Reception And enjoy Music, Silent Auctions, Raffle, Drinks and Cocktail Appetizers – A cash bar will also be provided – Entrance: $100 $50 (limited time offer!) All donations will help support the renovation of An Elementary … Continue reading

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DISH second medical mission in Haiti: A collaborative success!

The 2nd annual DISH international medical service was implemented in Dame-Marie, Haiti, from May 23-27, 2013. Providers’ Participation A total of 42 licensed healthcare professionals participated in the mission: 23 providers including doctors, nurses, and pharmacists from Florida traveled to Port-au-Prince (PAP). They were joined at the airport by 14 doctors and supporting staff from Haiti. After 3 hours at the airport of PAP waiting for clearance where all the medications and supplies were checked for valid expiration date, the … Continue reading

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Just 4 days left for the mission, you can still help! More than 2,000 patients are registered and waiting to be seen

Today, the packing team got together to inspect, sort, and create the full inventory of the supplies and medication destined for the organization’s second medical service in Haiti. Dozens of extra large duffle bags were filled with top quality products to be used exclusively for needy patients eager to be seen by the team in the remote region of Dame Marie, Haiti. The DISH medical mission leaves Miami this coming Thursday May 23, in just 4 days! We’ve been blessed to … Continue reading

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May 23-May 27, 2013, DISH 2nd International Medical Service in Haiti – call for Volunteers!

DISH is organizing its second International Medical Service in Haiti planned for May 23 until May 27, 2013. Doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals, including those who were present during the days after the earthquake, are being called to join this humanitarian effort and help DISH reach this critical milestone. Focus: General surgery and primary care in rural Haiti When: May 23-May 27, 2013 Where: Dame-Marie, Haiti Travel Schedule Depart from Miami, FL to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday May 23. Return … Continue reading

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DISH 2nd annual fundraiser gala, a big success!

On December 1st, 2012 Direct Initiatives to Support Haiti, Inc. (DISH) held its 2nd annual gala in Pinecrest, FL. Participants agreed and echoed that it was a very successful event. As wrote a gala attendant, “It was an informative, well-planned, entertaining and beautiful event for a good cause that was 100% successful, it was a night that instilled deep credibility in the mission and work of DISH”. The DISH board and members thank you very much for your warm support to our … Continue reading

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