For my last post about AFYA, I thought it was fitting to go to the warehouse in Yonkers. There, I met Danielle Butin, the Founder of AFYA and the volunteers who sort, pack, store and label the myriad of medical equipment and supplies that will be sent to developing countries.
The blog, https://notesfromanoptimist.wordpress.com has posted about Afya’s work. Notes From An Optimist delivers sores about inspiring people and organizations who are solving local and global problems. Awake and Aware: Saving Medical Supplies To Save People posted by Caren Ellis Fried writes of Afya’s and it’s founder Danielle Butin. You can read
Hurricane Matthew is the strongest storm to hit the Caribbean in the past ten years and the devastation and death toll in Haiti continues to rise.
In response to the 7.8- magnitude earthquake that struck Ecuador on April 16th, the Afya Foundation announced it will send ten pallets of desperately needed medical and other key humanitarian supplies to Ecuador this week.
The Afya Foundation in Yonkers is packing supplies for Greece and refugee camps in the Middle East to support hospitals, health care providers and charities. Afya is sending 35 pallets of inventory valued at $500,000 to partners in Lesbos and Globus Relief to support their work in the refugee camps.
New York SmartCEO is pleased to announce the 2015 Brava Award winners. The Brava Awards celebrate the distinguished achievements of 40 of New York’s top women business leaders. This year’s class collectively generates more than $676.8 million in annual revenue and employs 7,521 individuals. The winners will be profiled in
Voices of African Mothers: Millennium Development Goals 2015 Progress Award
Danielle led an assembly at Riverdale Country Day School and encouraged the students to support a medical container to Uganda, to support Frank Mugisha’s vision for accessible care. Mr. Mugisha is the leader of the LGBTQ community in Uganda and is working tirelessly to advance human rights in his country.