|In late 2006 a 4-wheel drive truck was
purchased to replace the aging
ambulance that had been in service for 5
years. Through a generous private
donation and the support from St. Albert
the Great's annual football fund raiser
the ambulance program continues.
|first contractions saying it's time to give birth to your first born
imagine that the police cannot take you to the hospital because
they are understaffed and do not have enough money to fill their
So what do you do?
You spend the next couple of hours going through town looking
for someone who has a vehicle. Quite stressful. Or...as is the
case now, you could just call the parish ambulance driver, give
him your name, location, and a brief explanation of your need.
He arrives in 10 or 15 minutes and is now driving you safely to
the nearest clinic or hospital where you will receive the medical
attention that you need.
The Ambulance Program has radically changed the life of
literally thousands of individuals who have needed speedy
medical attention. Also, the extra funds raised by St. Alberts
parish has sent a number of young people to college for about
$110 a month.
Talk about making a real difference in people's lives! We are all
extremely greatful for your generosity. Please know that every
cent given goes to help you less fortunate brothers and sisters
in El Salvador. May God bless you abundantly.
Peace, Fr. Mark R. Riley
|The ambulance made158"runs" to the
hospital in this year. Remember that
these trips are measured in hours not
|This is everyday life!
The ambulance matters!
Look at how it is being used: