2019 Day of Service

Help Care for Orphans in Africa

Help Save Orphans in Africa!  Please join us for a family oriented service event to help save orphan lives in Africa!  Songea's Kids is an all volunteer nonprofit based in Sammamish. We provide food, clothing, safe shelter, health care and education to orphans and vulnerable children in one of the most impoverished areas of Tanzania. One of the greatest needs of our kids and their caretakers is basic, over the counter medicines. Come solo or bring your family and friends with a donation of medication(s) that we can bring to Tanzania to help make a difference in the lives of these kids!  

We will have an activity for all age groups:  Adults and teens can help sort and pack donations.  Teens and children can write letters and/or draw pictures for delivery to the 52 children we support.  All can take part in a family walk in the Sammamish Commons (weather permitting).  And at 12 noon, we will be serving lunch.

Medicines needed include: 

  • Acetaminophen, ibuprofen
  • Antibiotic creams (neosporin, polysporin)
  • Anti-diarrhea medicine (e.g., Immodium)
  • Electrolyte powder replacements
  • Protein powder and/or bars for especially malnourished children
  • Cold and flu medications
  • Wound cleaning (betadine, hydrogen peroxide)
  • Sunscreen (for albino children)
  • Hydrocortisone cream
  • Reflux meds (Tums, Prilosec, omeprazole)
  • Benadryl
  • Band aids, gauze, medical tape and dressing supplies
  • Pre-natal vitamins

To learn more about Songea's Kids, please visit our website at: www.songeaskids.org

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Date: 05/18/2019 (Sat.)

Location: Mary Queen of Peace Church (San Pedro Room): 1121 228th Avenue SE, Sammamish 98074

Created by:   DOS Team
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Time (PDT) Available Slot
10:00am - 12:00pm  

Volunteer (20)

All slots filled
Irene Tham (4)
Irene Tham, Robert Lu, Lexi and Samantha Lu
Christine MacPherson (6)
Erin Christensen (5)
2 adults, 3 kiddos
rachel duan (3)
1 adult 2 kids
jennifer yriondo (2)

Event Captain

Sherie Valderrama
12:00pm - 2:00pm  

Volunteer (20)

5 of 20 slots filled
Deepa Rajagopal (2)
Colette Moss (3)

Event Captain

Sherie Valderrama
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