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News - March 19, 2010

Doctors see will to survive amid 'stench of death'

Health team shares stories with donors, volunteers on Haiti relief trip

by Chris Kenrick

Palo Alto physicians displayed heart-wrenching photos of Haitians in a "thank you" presentation Tuesday night to volunteers and donors who supported a recent medical relief trip there.

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Posted by Enoch Choi, MD, a resident of Crescent Park
on Mar 19, 2010 at 3:56 pm

ALCF invites you to hear from team members of the first 2 Medical Relief trips to Haiti on April 16 7pm in the main sanctuary with light refreshments provided. We will call the current team in Haiti to hear their progress LIVE. Please RSVP to

The Enoch Choi Foundation is sending teams of physicians and nurses every 3rd week of the month to Haiti, coordinated by Jordan International Aid (JIA) which Dr. Choi is the Medical Director of. The April trip is 4/13 - 4/25. May is 5/14 - 5/23. Interested MDs & RNs can email

LIVE updates from the team in Haiti:
Web Link

To donate online, please go to:
Web Link

Sponsorship opportunities with our teams (accomplishments in parentheses)
$25,000 sends a team for one week to save countless lives (sent 2 teams so far, 14 booked to go 4/13 - 4/25)
$3,500 for a chlorinator for clean water for thousands of survivors on ongoing basis ( and JIA installed 3 so far)
$2,000 to send one MD since there are MDs willing to go but can't afford the expense
$500 for 1 week for one physician's medications to dispense
$400 for 1 WECARE solar suitcase with panels donated by (sent 2 so far)
$100 for a tent (sent 1 so far)
$50 for a 20’ x 25' blue poly tarp
$25 for 1 Bogo solar flashlight (sent 100 so far)
$1.60 per person for a week of food for those starving in Carrefour (JIA has fed thousands since day 5 after earthquake)
$0.01 per plastic bag to fill with our chlorinated water to give to those dehydrated in Carrefour (JIA slaked thirst of

Posted by Enoch Choi, MD, a resident of Crescent Park
on Mar 19, 2010 at 3:57 pm

Reception on 4/16 7pm at
ALCF Abundant Life Christian Fellowship
2440 Leghorn Street, Mountain View, CA 94043

Posted by Michele, a resident of Greenmeadow
on Mar 19, 2010 at 7:18 pm

Thank you for donating your time and skill to helping the Haiti people - it is so wonderful of you all. My prayers are with you.

Posted by Enoch Choi, MD, a resident of Crescent Park
on Mar 19, 2010 at 11:09 pm

Thank you Michele!

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