Loading containers in Pennsylvania, US,
Loading day, 11/17/2011
Volunteers young and not so young
Container filled 2010
Tom and crew finishing up
Another successful year
Container #8 on its way.
Thank you, loading crew.
Container #7 contained a number of specialty wheelchairs
More from container #7
Container #7 unloaded
Boxes of health care supplies.
Potty chairs and shower chairs
After unloading in gymnasium provided by Francisco Vigil, mayor of David
Ruby unloading first cube of Pampers
David Rotary Club members unpacking 900 lb. cube of pampers
Bags of pampers ready for delivery
Rotarians of David, Panama delivering 900 pounds of adult diapers to senior citizen home
Sorting clothing for distribution
Starting to fill the gymnasium in David, Panama 2010
Donations stacked wall to wall filling the entire gymnasium.
Donated health care items
The family of this young man received help (bed and medical equipment) for the first time ever.
Success with hearing aid. (Girl previously could not attend school because of hearing loss.)
new chair for little boy
Specialty wheelchair for this young man
wheelchairs delivered to senior citizen home in David
Happy mother receiving wheelchair
Tom ready to leave with a load to deliver
Orthopedic bed recipient
Equipment deliver to Central Health centers
Wheelchair for amputee
Recipient of specialty wheelchair
A donated wheelchair can change a life.
Man received a donated hospital bed.
15 year old recipient of wheelchair
This man received a donated bed to replace his old bed
Wheelchair for disabled young man
A Hoyer lift was delivered to every hospital in the province of Chiriqui, Panama
Girl taking first steps solo with donated walker. She had to rely on holding on to her mother's arm before she received the walker.
The staff of San Mateo Central Health Center receiving truckload of donated medical items
33 year-old handicapped man with donated wheelchair
Cerebral palsy patient received a donated hospital bed.
Tom arranged for Sissi to see doctors at a Shriner's Hospital in US. They have developed a plan of treatment that will take several years.
SIssi receives a computer from foundation
New adjustable hospital bed for young man who has been confined to a flat bed for 18 years
Boquette bombero (fireman) with donated gurney
Boquette ambulance received a gurney
The town of Caldera receiving their donated ambulance gurney
Red Cross of David, Panama, receiving a new ambulance gurney.
Boquette ambulance firemen receiving a donated ambulance gurney
This donated prosthetic leg was a perfect fit.
Fitting a leg
Starting the fitting process for a below the knee amputee
Happy man with a new leg
Display at Venus hair salon on Second Street East in David, advertising availability of wigs and breast prostheses. Hundreds of breast prostheses have been donated and delivered to women in Panama.
Clothing distribution, December 24.
Household items delivered to victims of the house fire
Distribution of baby clothes, December 24
Clothing donations, David, Panama
Women's group receiving sewing machine for their sewing co-op
Female Lions Club members helping with glasses distribution
500 people received used eyeglasses in Chavantes Park, David, Panama, assisted by Distribution Coordinator, Ruby Cirmca
Water filter installed in home
Delivery of water filter
Water filters courtesy of D.T. Gruelle Shipping Co. Marco Gruelle in center of picture
Mayor of David, Panama (center)
Using new water filter
Needy family receives a cement patio and roof repair, donated by McCormack Foundation
Corn sheller donated to subsistance farmer
The foundation provided a means of income by purchasing a weedwhacker for this hardworking man.
Christmas tree in Panama
Electric service being "borrowed"
Frosty in the tropics.
Tom at Panamanian holiday parade
Tom met with the U.S. Ambassador to Panama regarding volunteerism. January 13, 2012.
Senor Robinson (Robinson Foundation), David, Panama, and Tom
The faces of Panama
Faces of Panama
Loading Container #9
Ambridge ROTC volunteers
Container #9, October 10, 2012
Container #10, October 10, 2012
Container #11 loaded and leaving for Panama, via Baltimore.October 10, 2012
This young woman received a motorized wheelchair, November, 2012.