Ecuadorian One-Year Old with Serious Heart Defect Needs Immediate Surgery to Survive

(Miami, January 08, 2008) – Irene Jaramillo is a one-year-old girl from Ecuador that was born with Transposition of Great Vessels & Interatrial Defect. This congenital heart defect is a very serious condition where the connections to the heart chambers of the aorta and pulmonary artery are inverted. Normally, the aorta comes from the left ventricle… Continue reading Ecuadorian One-Year Old with Serious Heart Defect Needs Immediate Surgery to Survive

TAMIAMI CHRYSLER JEEP DONATES 2005 DODGE CARAVAN TO FAMILY IN CRITICAL NEED

(Miami, November 14, 2007) – Further demonstrating its strong commitment to its community, Tamiami Automotive Group, one of the top volume Chrysler Jeep® dealers in the Southeast, teamed up with the Jackson Memorial Foundation’s philanthropic program, the International Kids Fund, in an effort to provide a 2005 Dodge Caravan to a family in critical need.… Continue reading TAMIAMI CHRYSLER JEEP DONATES 2005 DODGE CARAVAN TO FAMILY IN CRITICAL NEED

PANAMANIAN GIRL IN NEED OF SURGERY FOR URINARY & INTESTINAL TRACT MALFORMATION

(Miami, October 11, 2007) – Laura Aguilar is a nine-year-old girl from Panama who has lived her whole life with a body that is unable to perform its most basic functions. She was born with a Cloacal Malformation, a confluence of the rectum, vagina, and urethra into a single common channel. This condition does not… Continue reading PANAMANIAN GIRL IN NEED OF SURGERY FOR URINARY & INTESTINAL TRACT MALFORMATION

Dominican 2 year-old with a damaged esophagus in desperate need of surgery

(Miami, July 25, 2007) – In December of 2005, Grennys Patricia Grullón was a happy, healthy 1-year-old who began to lose her appetite. In order to stimulate her desire for food, her mother decided to buy vitamins from an authorized, trusted salesperson and gave the child half a spoonful of the liquid. The child immediately… Continue reading Dominican 2 year-old with a damaged esophagus in desperate need of surgery

DOMINICAN TEENAGER WITH LEUKEMIA IN DESPERATE NEED OF TREATMENT

(Miami, June 28, 2007) – Just one year ago, 18-year-old José Calderón was captain of his soccer team and a top student in his class. His future was full of hope, as he planned on starting college and pursuing a possible professional soccer career. All this changed abruptly when last November he was diagnosed with… Continue reading DOMINICAN TEENAGER WITH LEUKEMIA IN DESPERATE NEED OF TREATMENT

Venezuelan adolescent with six pound tumor-like growth on face to undergo surgery

(Miami, May 17, 2007) –  When he was only three years-old, Bladimir Gomez began to develop a lump on the right side of his face that throughout the years has become a six-pound-mass that has gradually deformed his facial features. He has a rare condition known as Craniofacial Fibrous Dysplasia, a localized disorder in which… Continue reading Venezuelan adolescent with six pound tumor-like growth on face to undergo surgery