shoe4africa - make the difference!
I aim be running the TCS New York City marathon this November. This marathon was my first fund raising marathon ever, back in Nov. 2000 when I ran to support the vital need for medical support, I ran to help Cancer patients. Guess what, I am doing it again. This time, to build what will be Sub-Saharan Africa’s first children’s cancer hospital. It’s a $2,500,000 construction cost, & a $500,000 equip for stage one.
I know I said Never again… But this cause is critical and vital. Right now, 9/10 kids diagnosed with cancers are dying in East & Central Africa. that number is 1/10 in the West!
If…. WHEN… we build we will immediately start saving 500-lives per year with the construction of the Shoe4Africa Juli Anne Perry Children’s Cancer Hospital – a 152 bed teaching hospital built 200-meters from our existing Shoe4Africa Children’s Hospital where we have treated over 350,000 patients since opening in 2015
That ‘success’ has spurred me on to this building. Every dollar counts, and if you can pitch in I would truly appreciate it! My life has been saved, twice, by quality healthcare and brain surgery. So, please, If you join me we can bring quality healthcare to kids who are not getting a fighting chance right now, purely because of a lack of public healthcare.
This cancer hospital will be the first for the whole of Sub-Saharan Africa for kids with cancer!