July 2014                                                      ISSUE No.4
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Ocean-freight container shipments are currently been prepared for Turkey, Côte d'Ivoire, and Pakistan.

Medical Bridges has sent a total of 20 ocean-freight container shipments so far this year to the following countries: eight to Pakistan, four to Nigeria, four to Guatemala, one to Turkey, one to Philippines, one to Malta, and one to Kenya.
Container of Hope
Urgently Needed Equipment:
 Map to MB...
THANK YOU to all of our volunteers who offered their time during the month of June!
  • Navasota FUMC
  • Sagemont Baptist Church
  • Eon Dasent
  • Houston Rockets Organization
  • Air Liquide
  • Pasadena FUMC
  • Youth Group from Park Hill Baptist Church (Arkansas)
  • Sugarland Baptist Church
  • Rice Temple Baptist Church
  • Myre Omega, RN
  • Yulinda Gonzales, RN
  • Mechor Francisco, RN
  • Judy Villanueava, RN
  • John Sale, RN        

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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: New Website Coming Soon...
Medical Bridges is coming up with a new re-energized website. The new site will be user friendly, informative, and modern. It will also have a mobile version for our users to stay connected with Medical Bridges on the go

The launch is imminent...Stay tuned and follow us on social media for updates!!!

New Forklift Will Improve Our Operation

Medical Bridges has recently purchased a new forklift, yes that's correct a brand new one, funded by our generous long-time supporter Moody Memorial First United Methodist Church.  

We are greatly thankful to the Permanent Endowment Fund Board of Directors and all of our friends at Moody Memorial for their continuous support!!! 
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Jorge Balderas (warehouse assistant) driving the new forklift.


Medical Bridges Welcomes a New Member

Raudel Arias
Medical Bridges welcomes Raudel Arias as part of our team. Raudel started with the organization in June as Inventory Control Specialist. He processes all data entry and ensures inventory is accurate and up to date, just to name a few of his tasks and responsibilities. Raudel is a great addition to the team, and Medical Bridges is delighted to have him on board.

Unique Internship Experience

During this summer, Matt Lastrapes, a sophomore from Duke University pursuing a career in Biomedical Engineering, had the opportunity to intern in the Medical Bridges Biomedical Test Room. 

The internship was a continuing learning experience for Matt that allowed him not only to work hands-on with many medical devices and receive professional training but also to be part of Medical Bridges' mission and the impact it has around the globe. (read more)

Matt Lastrapes working on a defibrillator.

Gala Kick-off Reception at Saks
(from left to right) Margaret Alkek Williams and Barbara Van Postman.

The Gala Kick-off Reception was held at the fabulous Saks Shoe Department on Tuesday, May 27. Soothing music, delicious hors d'oeuvres, and great company created the perfect ambiance for the evening. Our prestigious and gracious Honorary Chairman Margaret Alkek Williams, along with Gala Chairman Barbara Van Postman, welcomed and mingled with guests. 

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