Prosthetic "Limbs for La Paz" Amputees

$2,429 of $3,000 goal

Raised by 23 people in 32 months
Jerod Wexstten  IMPERIAL, MO

CENTRO DE MIEMBROS
ARTIFICIALES is a prosthetic shop in La
Paz, Bolivia. The shop relies almost entirely
on volunteers and material donations in
order to provide free prosthetics to
low-income individuals who cannot
otherwise afford a prosthesis.  Jerod Wexstten, a Left below knee amputee is volunteering his time in Bolivia as a workshop assistant and needs your help raising $3,000 for prosthetic equipment for CENTRO DE MIEMBROS ARTIFICIALES.
Prosthetic devices are essential for
amputees, especially those in disadvantaged
countries because they allow amputees to
work, contribute to their families and
society and maintain their sense of selfworth
and respect. CENTRO DE MIEMBROS
ARTIFICIALES cannot continue to
provide prosthetic devices without the help of volunteers
and donors.

I've added a small list of things needed for me to go.  The rest of the funds will be donated to CENTRO DE MIEMBROS ARTIFICIALES directly.  Receipts will be provided to those who donate.

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Update 10
28 months ago

Tomorrow I plan to visit the clinic for the first time and drop off two 40lb bags of supplies and do my orientation. Will be a long day!
Walking around Plaza Murillo
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Update 9
28 months ago

I'm keeping this open for two more days since today is Sunday and I know a few of you inquired about the last day to donate. I'll be getting into La Paz tomorrow morning around 6am but will post updates often while traveling.
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Update 8
28 months ago

Thanks to everyone who has donated so far. I leave Sunday morning and will be spending tomorrow packing and spending time with Tisha. Looks like tomorrow will also be the last day for any last minute donations, so please do what you can. Thanks!
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Update 7
28 months ago

Two days left!!!!!!
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$2,429 of $3,000 goal

Raised by 23 people in 32 months
Created January 22, 2014
MZ
$10
Miriam Z
23 months ago

Tisha UnArmed is an inspiration. Good luck to everyone.

HC
$200
Hanger Clinic
28 months ago
JH
$100
Jarret Herbert
28 months ago

I would give more but you owe me for buick stuff. :)

EF
$50
Eye Care Of Florida
28 months ago

Very proud of you Jerod! The patients/clients are lucky to have you there! Let me know if you need any help with Spanish.

$500
Anonymous
28 months ago
$100
Anonymous
28 months ago
SC
$20
Stephanie Chabez
28 months ago

This brings a tear to my eye. This trip will be life changing for you and I am so exceptionally proud of you. My life changed after I went to Honduras. I can't wait to hear about it Jerod.

CJ
$10
Chris Johnson
28 months ago
$20
Anonymous
28 months ago
JN
$10
Jay Nero
28 months ago

You the man brother keep plugging away !!

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