Iraq

First shipment reaches Baghdad, destined for 'all our children'

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Baltimore, March 7, 2003 -- The first medical shipment for the All Our Children campaign is now in Iraq for delivery to two Baghdad hospitals. The $90,000 shipment of antibiotics, emergency medicines and medical supplies from campaign member Mennonite Central Committee will go to the Mansour Pediatric Hospital and Al-Iskaan Pediatric Hospital there.
All Our Children is a campaign to raise $1 million to help Iraqi children with acute health problems. The people-to-people initiative includes Lutheran World Relief and six other faith-based agencies. To learn more, or help, visit: www.lwr.org/allourchildren.