Monthly Archives: August 2015

LEAP’s Annual Lives Transformed Fundraising Gala

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Gala Save the Date Front

Our annual Gala is just around the corner! Watch your mailbox for the invitations. It is going to be a fantastic evening on Thursday, October 1 at the Dallas Country Club. The talented Hunter Sullivan will be providing the music. There will be an auction and a truly wonderful program that you will not want to miss. More details will follow. We look forward to seeing you there!

Welcoming Widelyne

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IMG_9732Our newest Landmark recipient Widelyne will be arriving in Dallas on Thursday, August 20 with her mother Etienne. We have been evaluating sweet Widelyne since she was an infant during our biannual trips to Haiti. She is now old enough and ready for her first complex surgery, which is scheduled at Medical City Children’s Hospital on Tuesday, August 24. Drs. Craig Hobar, Douglas Sinn and Fred Sklar will be performing her very lengthy surgery.

This family will be hosted by Janet and Pat Ortega, who are part of the LEAP family and well known to Haiti. The Ortegas led the amazing construction team that built a beautiful Pediatric Ward at our host hospital last year. On the day before surgery, Widelyne will be sharing a birthday with us and we plan to celebrate in the LEAP office! Please come and join us.

If you would like to be involved with Widelyne’s story, please contact Ashley at ashleywinder@leapmissions.org or call the LEAP office at (972) 566-6550. We will provide more information about their flight and arrival time soon so that you can join us in welcoming this family to Dallas!

Warehouse Warriors

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11138099_10207070035180002_6621485880675666650_nThank you to our tremendous volunteers who helped us get even more organized at our warehouse. So many of you came out to help and so much was accomplished! We met a few new volunteers and saw the bright faces of our seasoned LEAPers. All of our medical supplies culled from our stock for various reasons was shared with our partner, Baylor’s Faith in Action, which will be shared with many who have a  great need around the globe.