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News and Updates

New York’s Medical Community Unites for COVID-19 Response

As worldwide concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic heightens, the medical community in New York has actively united to pave a path toward healing, and has shown their support for Tzu Chi’s fundraising campaign, “Providing Relief During the New Coronavirus Outbreak.” Healthfirst, the Coalition of Asian-American IPA (CAIPA), and the Chinese American Dental Association (CADA) donated nearly $90,000 to Tzu Chi New York to facilitate the purchase of vital medical supplies to be delivered directly to medical institutions in the affected areas.

News and Updates

Tzu Chi USA Sends Third Supply Shipment to COVID-19 Affected Areas in China

As the global pandemic accelerates, medical supplies for preventive measures have rapidly become valuable resources. Tzu Chi Medical Foundation obtained its third batch of medical supplies on February 25th, 2020. Volunteers prepared and packed 474 safety goggles and 960 N95 respirators in 11 boxes to be delivered to medical professionals in COVID-19 affected areas across China.

Tzu Chi Academy, Irvine

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Press Releases

“Rides for Alejandro” Fundraiser Press Release

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”.

Brindando Esperanza A Un Niño Con Cáncer

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.