Area Hospital to Accept 3 Children for Life-Saving Cardiac Care

Rotary District 7230 Gift of Life, Inc. Board President Bill Currie announced that Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital in Valhalla, NY will accept 3 children from Kosovo for cardiac procedures. The plan is to bring in the child needing heart surgery first before bringing in the two children needing cardiac catherization procedures. Although in the early stages of planning, surgeons at the hospital would like the first child to be here the week of October 20th, with surgery scheduled the following week.  Further, they would like to bring the two children in the following two weeks (one per week).   District 7230’s Board will begin the process of securing host families for the children, Visas and other support services for the children.

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