Feb 20, 2020 (Washington, DC): The Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation, also known as Tzu Chi USA, is calling for donations that will cover the cost of rides Alejandro Soto González, a 9-year-old cancer patient in Silver Spring, MD, to make it to his cancer treatments at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. Our fundraiser is called “Rides for Alejandro”.
Dice la Maestra Cheng Yen, en un Aforismo Jing Si, “el verdadero poder del amor proviene de su pureza”. Es por eso, que no podría haber una causa más pura que la de otorgar a un niño con cáncer la oportunidad de vivir. Eso es exactamente lo que pretendemos hacer por Alejandro Soto-González, un niño de 9 años diagnosticado con cáncer cerebral.
With each passing day, the new coronavirus outbreak seems to become more relentless, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 alarming the masses, and the lives lost to the virus reaching over one thousand.
Protective medical supplies are increasingly scarce with the spread of the 2019-nCoV. Fortunately, Tzu Chi USA was able to procure enough to send as a second bulk shipment to China.
In a Jing Si Aphorism, Dharma Master Cheng Yen once said: “Love’s true power comes from its purity.” There can be no cause more pure than that of giving children a chance at life. And that’s exactly what we intend on doing for 9-year-old Alejandro Soto González.
When the COVID-19 epidemic spread throughout Wuhan and surrounding cities in Mainland China, the United States issued a federal quarantine order to repatriate American citizens from Wuhan, China.