December 26, 2011

We need your help in El Salvador!

Dear friends and supporters of the LMU program:

It's that time of year again-- when the Leadership in Medicine for the Underserved students travel abroad to engage in service with needy communities abroad.

The departure date for the senior class of LMU is fast approaching - we fly out on January 28th! We are gathering together needed supplies and donations for our respective sites in El Salvador and India. Wondering how you can help us within the next month?

For CASH DONATIONS, please visit:

1. Under “OR”, type in Leadership in Medicine for the Underserved

2. Select "Leadership in Medicine for the Underserved-Saginaw" when it comes up.

3. In the upper right hand corner, designate your desired donation amount, and click "save & continue".

4. Enter the necessary information, and click "submit donation".

If you are interested in SUPPLY DONATIONS, please see the list below for needed items in El Salvador. Contact or to arrange pick-up in the Flint/Saginaw area or mail items to:
Michigan State University
Flint Area Medical Educaiton
ATTN: Catherine Macomber
One Hurley Plaza
Flint, MI 48503

Thanks in advance for your support of the medically underserved!!

Project Las Delicias, Donation Request List
Childrens Gummy Vitamins
Childrens Chewable Vitamins
Prenatal Vitamins
Acetaminofen (Children and Adults)
Acetaminofen Infant Drops (Babies)
Ibuprofen Suspension (Children and Adults)
ProAir HFA Inhalation Aerosol & Canister
Asthma Inhaler: Qvar 80mcg/100mcg Inhalation Aerosol w/Canister
Asthma Inhaler: Ventolin 100mcg
Iron Supplements (Adults)
Pregnancy Tests
Glucose Strips for One Touch Ultra Mini
Glucose Strips for Prodigy Autocode
Glucose Strips for Contour
Toothpaste (clinic supply)
Antibiotics for Children Claritromicyn
Hydro Cortisone
Alchohol Wipes Childrens
Allergy meds (liquid and tablets)
Antibacterial Cream
Alcohol Wipes
Cleansing Wipes
Calcium Supplements adults
Antibiotics (please specify which ones!!),Claritromicyn
Anti-Bacterial Cream
Baby scale
Pedia- lite
Scale (digital and extra batteries)
Pediatric Nebulizer Mask/Tubes
Exam bed paper
Newborn Clothing
Tongue Depressors
Pedialyte Oral Electrolyte Maintenance Solution
Baby clothes (Newborn males)
Baby wipes
Packets for Nebulizer
Mosquito Nets (Infused with DEET)
Nasil spray
Cloth Diapers (New born/infant)
Ear thermoter
Body Wash

Whiteboard Markers
Soccer Balls (Size 5)
Needle for inflating balls
Duct Tape
Jump Ropes
Colored Pencils
Coloring books
Money for paint to repaint the clinic
Baby clothes (Newborn males)
Books in Spanish
Dictionary En-SP/Sp-En


Dental Campaign
100 Little Toothpaste for Children
100 Children’s Toothbrushes
Or Money for Dental Campaign to buy supplies locally

Dengue Campaign
50 small Sponges
50 small bags of bleach
Or Money for the Dengue Campaign to buy supplies locally

Fluoride Campaign
Fluoride for 100 children
Q-tips for Fluoride application
Plastic cups

Hand Washing Campaign
Big bottle of fluid soap (for instruction)
100 small bar soaps
Money for Hand Washing Campaign (supplies bought locally)

Good Foods Campaign
Money for fruit for class(es) of children.

Welcome to our Blog!

Your donations make a difference! The medical students of CHM LMUV invite you to follow us through this blog in our travels to Costa Rica, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Peru, and Uganda. We want to share with you our experiences and how your generosity helps those in need.

Thank you for all of your support!