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
Marching with my daughter, cousin and dear friend, along with 500,000 others in DC yesterday, filled me with pride and honor. And as cliché as this may sound, I felt like we belonged instantly to a powerful and collaborative community. “All for one and one for all” – this feeling
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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.
Danielle Butin graces the pages of several Westchester papers including the Rivertowns Enterprise, Scarsdale Inquirer and The Record Review.
The story recounts Afya’s early days, and the progression of the organization through it’s 8 year history.
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.