November 2014                                                      ISSUE No.8
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Ocean-freight container shipments are currently been prepared for Bolivia, Colombia, Haiti, Honduras, Gaza, Guatemala,Liberia and Pakistan.

Medical Bridges has sent a total of 40 ocean-freight container shipments so far this year to the following countries:  thirteen to Pakistan, ten to Guatemala, four to Nigeria, four to Côte d'Ivoire, two to Turkey, one to Philippines, one to Malta, one to Kenya, one to Ghana, one to Liberia, one to Sierra Leone and one to Swaziland.
Container of Hope
THANK YOU to all of our regular volunteers and the following groups who have donated their valuable time during the month of October.
  • Building a Better World Foundation - Eon Dasent
  • DAWA - Black Pre-Health Society at Rice University
  • Filipino Discovery Bible Study Group
  • HOSA UST - Health Occupations Students of America at the University of St.Thomas
  • Navasota United Methodist Church
  • Rice Temple Baptist Church
  • Sagemont Church
 #GivingTuesday is December 2!

During this Thanksgiving season we have so many things to be thankful. The little things that we often take for granted are the things we should be the most grateful, like medical access. (read more)
2014 MedSurplus Conference: The beginning of a great Alliance
On November 3-4, Medical Bridges had the honored of hosting the 2014 MedSurplus Alliance Conference in Houston, Texas. (read more)

Medical Bridges in the news
Medical Bridges was featured in KHOU Channel 11 on October 29th. This report highlighted Houston's collaboration and support to countries impacted by Ebola. Medical Bridges recently sent 40-foot ocean-freight container shipments to Liberia and Sierra Leone to combat the Ebola outbreak. (read more) 
Upcoming Events...
Volunteer Appreciation Open House - Friday, Dec. 5th
Please join us as we celebrate and honor our volunteers who have supported the Medical Bridges' mission throughout 2014.
Stop by Medical Bridges on Friday, December 5th, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and enjoy Christmas cheer with the Medical Bridges staff. Please RSVP by November 21st.
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