Jen’s Trip

Medical Mission Trip to Chulucanas, Peru Back in 2011 I was given the opportunity to go to Chulucanas, Peru on a medical mission trip through Global Health Ministry. About 45 of us go each October and are gone for 2 weeks to a little town no larger than Hornell at the base of the Andes Mountains. We perform surgeries and see acute care patients for upwards of around 400-450 people that come from sometimes as far as 10 hours away. Many of the issues that the patients are being seen and treated for have been going on for years and years because there is such limited access to doctors and surgeons. As I am neither a doctor OR a surgeon, while I am there I am a pharmacist. I and…
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St Patrick’s Day 2014

Staff and family decorated and rode on the float in the annual Hornell St. Patrick’s Day parade on March 15th. It was pretty windy but our balloon rainbow and pot of gold thankfully made it all the way to the end! [nggallery id=4] T-Shirts Staff participate in designing/creating different T-shirts for every month. Here, staff are making St. Patrick day t-shirts for March. Wearing the special t-shirts costs $2.00 and the money is put towards our fundraising efforts. [nggallery id=2]
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Fundraising

FUNDRAISING EFFORTS All of our staff participate in fundraising efforts for the identified charities. Jean and T-shirt days, snack baskets, 50/50 raffles and prize raffles. Some raffles even allow our patients to help out with the fundraising. Every little bit helps!     November/ December 2016 For the months of November AND December, our friends at Maple City PT were sending gifts to "Operation Shoebox" so we donated needed items towards their cause.  Our staff also collected toys, clothes and other gifts for the upcoming Christmas holiday to donate to SISTER SUSAN'S in Canisteo. November 2016  November was a busy month at CVFP!  We held a hat, mitten and scarf drive and donated the proceeds to SISTER SUSAN'S.  One of our lucky patients was chosen at random to win our $100 Thanksgiving Feast Give-a-Way! …
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