Partners to build Haiti hospital

first_imgPartners In Health, the Boston-based global health initiative that has been the face of health care in Haiti after the devastating earthquake six months ago, is building a new teaching hospital there.The 320-bed, seven-building hospital will rise in Mirebalais in the rural Central Plateau, a 45-minute drive from the outskirts of Port-au-Prince, the hard-hit capital. It will become a national referral center when it opens at the end of next year, seeing as many patients as are seen at the other 12 clinics in Haiti where Partners in Health currently works…Read more herelast_img read more

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Drag Me to Brunch helps JCC raise money for LGBTQ youth

first_imgPeaches tells 12 News that with the event getting bigger each year, they are hoping next year will be the biggest yet. VESTAL (WBNG) — The Jewish Community Center of Binghamton held their third annual Drag Me To Brunch event Sunday with 150 people in attendance. “We want to advocate what we stand for, we want to show off our facility and also we give ten percent of our profits to Identity which is the local LGBT youth center downtown” said Peaches, JCC Adult and Youth Coordinator.center_img The event is an opportunity for the JCC to welcome the community and to raise money for LGBTQ youth in the Southern Tier. One organizer telling 12 News that 10 percent of all profits will go to Identity, a local LGBTQ Youth advocacy center. last_img read more

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