gifts that transform lives
INVEST IN PEOPLE Your holiday gift to Physicians for Peace is more than a donation. Itâ€™s a commitment to human potential - a chance to come together and change the world.
One Gift Can Turn Despair into Joy When a toddler trips and falls into a cooking fire… after a young man is pulled from earthquake rubble… when a young mother hemorrhages after delivery… their health needs are clear. But who will be there to heal them? With your support., we will be. When you give to Physicians for Peace, you empower healthcare professionals to transform and heal their own communities. Around the world, so many people desperately need our help. You can make sure patients have access to qualified, trained teams of local healthcare providers. You can help victims become survivors.
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1 Give the Gift of Mobility Suggested Gift: $ 25, $75, $250 or your choice
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Gifts to help people run, walk and thrive.
Most of the 650 million people in the world who have a disability live in developing countries. Without proper care, a disability will shut these people out of opportunities, creating a cycle of poverty and pain. Your donation supports: •
direct care of patients who have lost limbs through natural disasters, accidents and disease.
delivery of mobility devices like crutches, wheelchairs and prostheses.
meaningful training programs for in-country professionals.
2 Sponsor a Physical Therapist $1,000 sends a therapist to train others Give the gift of a mentor. One-on-one training provides the best possible return on your Physicians for Peace investment. Our volunteer physical therapists deliver: •
direct care alongside in-country professionals.
hands-on lectures and workshops.
follow-up missions and communications to allow for consistent, ongoing care.
3 Heal a Child’s Painful Burns Suggested Gift: $ 75, $125, $250 or your choice A gift that reduces scars and saves lives. In poor regions, burns can be more deadly than tuberculosis or malaria. These traumatic injuries require physical and emotional care from trained experts. With your support, we can: • •
deliver surgical care, rehabilitation and psycho-social support. provide compression garments and other healing materials.
4 Sponsor a Burn Care Workshop $500 funds a workshop In one day, we can reshape the future of burn patients. Our info-packed workshops already have forged connections between providers in Latin America and Asia. When you fund a workshop, you support: •
hands-on learning in new techniques.
patient-centered care delivered by a team of trained pros.
www.physiciansforpeace.org to shop online. | Call to order today: 757.625.7569.
6 Major Impact Gift
$1,500 investment in people
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With funding from major impact gifts, we can take a “big picture” approach and work confidently alongside local professionals to craft lasting solutions to complicated global health challenges that cripple communities. The result? Healthier, happier people all over the world. Your gift will go directly toward one of our core programs:
donations kindle a wide range of projects and programs, providing funding that’s dependable and ready to invest. As a special thank you, when you give a Major Impact Gift of $1,500 or sign up to be a Peace Partner at a minimum gift of $50/month, we’ll send you a complimentary, 100-percent silk Physicians for Peace necktie or scarf.
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Become a Peace Partner
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For a monthly giving commitment, you can be a Peace Partner. With these regular gifts you will: •
receive our quarterly newsletter.
save time and postage.
enjoy hassle-free, scheduled donations.
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7 Where the Need is Greatest Suggested Gift: $100, $500, $1,000 or your choice Your answer to urgent, unmet needs. With our most flexible gift-giving option, you allow Physicians for Peace to use your donation in high-need areas, in response to a request from our in-country partners. A gift of any size can help support so many services, including: •
the gift of sight and freedom from preventable blindness.
oral hygiene care that addresses proper dental treatments and diseases.
life-changing surgical interventions such as limb reconstruction and cleft lip and palate correction.
www.physiciansforpeace.org to shop online. | Call and order today: 757.625.7569.
8 Save a Baby’s Life $100 to reduce infant deaths When a women is pregnant, or a baby is just delivered, a moment can separate life from death. Trained midwives can rescue mothers and babies at these critical times, creating stronger families and societies. Your donation will help us provide: •
training in pediatric advanced life support and neonatal resuscitation.
immediate care for mothers and babies
life-saving equipment and materials for delivery and beyond.
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9 Maternal & Child Health Support Suggested Gift: $15, $25, $350 or your choice Give mom and babies a healthier start.
Each day, more than 1,000 women die of complications from pregnancy or childbirth. 99 percent of these deaths occur in the developing world. Your gift gives mothers a chance to turn tears into triumphs and will support: •
healthier pregnancies with fewer complications.
training to midwives in impoverished areas.
supplies to support better health, including medicine and prenatal vitamins.
10 Help Young Mothers Succeed $250 sponsors an at-risk mother With funding from you, at-risk mothers are not alone. In the Dominican Republic, we pair young mothers with a community mentor to guide them during and after their pregnancy. The young mothers receive: •
guidance on pre- and postnatal care.
health and lifestyle education.
support at the maternity hospital and throughout each baby’s first year.
TEACH A COMMUNITY TO HEAL When Dr. Charles Horton Sr. founded Physicians for Peace in 1989, he did so with a philosophy that spoke to lasting change. “If you heal someone, you help one person,” Dr. Horton said. “If you teach someone to heal, you help many.” With your support, together we can give a hand - not a hand out - to those in need.
11 Become a Member $100 - Supporters $25 - Students Show and share your support with pride. Members receive: •
monthly insider updates
special invitations to mission debriefs and events
PFP Member Car Cling
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$25 - Student; $100 - Supporter
PLEASE CHOOSE (Peace Partner & Major Impact Gift): Man’s Silk Necktie Woman’s Silk Scarf ( 36” x 36”)
SPONSOR A PHYSICAL THERAPIST $1000
HEAL A CHILD’S PAINFUL BURNS $75, $125, $250 or $______________
SPONSOR A BURN CARE WORKSHOP $500
BECOME A PEACE PARTNER * $50 or $______________/MONTH
MAJOR IMPACT GIFT * $1500
WHERE THE NEED IS GREATEST $100, $500, $1000 or $____________
SAVE A BABY’S LIFE $100
MATERNAL & CHILD HEALTH SUPPORT $15, $25, $350 or $______________
HELP YOUNG MOTHERS SUCCEED $250
STEP 1 Choose your giving items.
GIFT OF MOBILITY $25, $75, $250 or $____________
STEP 2 Complete the catalog order form. STEP 3 If your donation is a holiday gift, we’ll send a card to the person you want to honor. For multiple gifts, please include each recipient’s name, address and gift designation. STEP 4 Cut form from catalog and return to Physicians for Peace in the envelope provided. Physicians for Peace 500 E. Main Street, Suite 900 Norfolk, VA 23510
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We steward your investment efficiently. While our goal is to replicate successful programs, from one country to the next, we refine and perfect our plans before introducing them to a new location. That focus means that we expand strategically as we invest donors’ gifts to maximize overall results. In fact, more than 90 percent of all cash and material donations to Physicians for Peace go directly to field operations. source: Charity Navigator
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General gifts made are directed to the entire mission of Physicians for Peace. We use your gifts where they can do the most good by pooling them with the gifts of others. If no goods or services were received in exchange for your gift, the donation is 100% tax deductible. Physicians for Peace is registered nonprofit organization: IRS ID number is 54-1532165.
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THIS HOLIDAY SEASON, SHARE A MEANINGFUL GIFT OF HEALTH EXTEND THE WONDER OF THE SEASON WITH FRIENDS AROUND THE WORLD. THE HOLIDAYS ARE THE PERFECT
TIME TO SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR PHYSICIANS FOR PEACE AND TO MAKE YOUR COMMITMENT TO A NEW YEAR FILLED WITH BRIGHT SMILES, LAUGHTER AND HEALTH.
“IF YOU HEAL SOMEONE, YOU HEAL ONE PERSON. IF YOU TEACH SOMEONE TO HEAL, YOU HEAL MANY.”
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