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Women's vision brings healing around world
Two Green Bay nurses organize effort to send supplies to the needy
By Linda DeVries
|SENDING HELP: Bev Olson (left) and Kay Dougherty pack medical supplies to provide medical care for needy people around the world through Green Bay Mission Support. (Rick Evans photo)
Where some people see junk, others see treasure.
Ten years ago, two surgical nurses at St. Mary's Hospital, Green
Bay, noticed all the perfectly usable medical supplies the hospital
routinely discarded. Kay Daugherty and Beverley Olsen began
wondering if it was possible to send them instead to places where
they were desperately needed.
With that was born Green Bay Mission Support, which continues to
make possible medical care for some of the neediest people in the
world, including the United States.
As word spread, Olsen and Daugherty received such a large
response they soon needed a place to store all they had collected.
Since then, they have moved storage sites three times as they've
outgrown each donated facility.
Now, they divide the supplies. Medications are stored in their
original basement location; large equipment is with Dr. John
Brusky; and the rest of the assorted medical items go to the Chapel
in Robinsonville. Full story ...
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