Volunteering in India
Dr. Partington took a trip to India to volunteer as a visiting educator. During his time, he taught the local doctors how to properly perform hand and burn surgery.
Healing The Children
Dr. Partington is passionate about his involvement with charity organizations. Giving back to people around the world who cannot access medical care is a key aspect of Dr. Partington’s practice. Dr. Partington is President of the Healing The Children chapter in Seattle, this is one of the 16 national branches and chapters. Healing The Children is a volunteer organization centered around giving billions of children around the world access to needed medical care. Their volunteers have traveled to over 100 countries and helped heal 277, 844 children (and counting). Dr. Partington works in Kathmandu with a fellow plastic surgeon specializing in burn care.
Dr. Partington often travels to help children in need of medical assistance. In January, he will travel to India to teach hand surgery as part of a partnership with Seattle-based RealSelf.com, the world’s leading resource for people to learn and share experiences about cosmetic procedures and connect with doctors. A big part of what he does is education as well as enlisting local doctors to get into this kind of charity work. We are so passionate about helping children everywhere get the care they need. If you would like to learn more about this charity and the work we do, feel free to ask us! We want to spread the word as much as possible about organizations such as these.
Plaza Yarrow Bay is teaming up with Northwest Harvest to stop hunger in Washington beginning November 1-December 31. Visit Northwest Harvest for more information.
Buy Tickets to support this year’s ALE Celebration Tour
Dr. Partington supports Cupcake Fun Runs as part of the Healing the Children board.
Partington Plastic Surgery and Laser Center was proud to sponsor a home as part of the Assistance League of the Eastside’ s annual charity event. Shown, Shannon, Dr. Partington, Mandy, Exotic and Pam
Supporting our community…We are proud sponsors of Assistance League of the Eastside’s Celebrations 20th Annual Holiday Home Tour
Announcement: We are excited to promote Pam Hoge as she had the wonderful opportunity to volunteer on Friday February 6th with Operation Sack Lunch. Pam was quickly put in the kitchen and started prepping for lunch that would be served that day. OSL is a meal and basic necessities provider serving the un-housed, no and low income, food insecure children, women and men, who call Seattle their home. They are a grassroots project that began in 1989 with 30 lunches in the kitchen of singer song writer Beverly Graham. OSL has now provided more than 2.9 millions of hot meals and sack lunches currently serves 3 meals a day, seven days a week. For many, OSL is the last line of defense for those in our community living directly on the streets.
Charity Work with ReSurge International
Giving back is a key aspect of Dr. Partington’s practice. Since 1992, he has been a volunteer surgeon with Interplast, now ReSurge International, the first not profit organization to provide free plastic surgery to children in need around the world. Dr. Partington finds it a privilege to contribute his skill, education and training to children with cleft-lip/palate, birth defects, burns and hand injuries.
Over the past 20 years Dr. Partington has also taught surgical techniques to doctors in China, Mongolia, the Philippines, Ecuador, Brazil and most recently, Mali, Africa, and Viet Nam. Dr. Partington is honored to serve on the Board of Directors of Healing the Children, an outstanding nonprofit medical organization. Another favorite organization of his is called Nothing But Nets a grassroots campaign to supply mosquito nets to prevent malaria in Africa.
Please know that as a patient of Partington Plastic Surgery Center a portion of all of your services supports these global efforts.
Please scroll through the pictures to see the exciting work Dr. Partington has done with his charities.
A Crisis in Liberia, Haiti Hoopla, and Standing Strong
Many years ago, I served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Liberia, West Africa. This experience has been the foundation of my passion for our work at HTC as I saw first hand the inequities for women and children in their ability to access healthcare. I knew several young women who died during child birth, young children who were severely malnourished, and people of all ages with severely deformed limbs.
As a non profit which provides access to health care for underserved children around the world, I could not be more proud of the work we do. We live in a country with access to health care at every turn. Even the two doctors who had been in Liberia and were infected by the Ebola virus returned to the US and recovered. The need for quality health care for all is so critically important.
This is why our work is so vital: to address health care disparities as we are able, and give underserved children a chance to grow, to thrive, and to realize hope forthe future. Thank you for your commitment to the children we serve. We are changing the world…one child at a time.
Ann Anderst, Executive Director
Join us for a great summer’s end event! Haiti Hoopla will be held this Thursday, August 28, 2014 at the Port Gardner Bay Winery, 2802 Rockefeller Avenue, Everett, WA from 5 to 8 PM. Cost is $25 each, with silent auction, live music, wine tasting, appetizers, door prizes, stories of Haiti, & so much more! To purchase your tickets and attend this fun event go to: www.htcorwwa.org. We will also have tickets at the door for last minute attendees.
CHIHULY & HAITI GIFTS, ETC.
Haiti Hoopla will feature multiple Chihuly Books and Note Cards. We also have some lovely colorful Haitian wall decor which are perfect for the home, child’s or guest room. Our Door Prize will feature an Oak Wine Barrel filled with Wine & Fall Flowers. So many ways to kick start the fall and begin your holiday shopping early.
HELP US HEAL WITH YOUR GIFT TODAY!
The times are hopeful and yet challenging too. With so many needs here and abroad it is hard to raise the funds needed to support our work. The 530 Mudslide and crises in Liberia and West Africa have all garnered international attention.
This fall, HTC will support five medical teams abroad to Guatemala to bring the gift of hearing to children. The average cost to support one medical team is $12,500 which covers expenses in the field for translators, transportation, training, medical supplies, medical equipment, logistics and project support.
This means we need to raise $62,500 to support these five teams. Help us to stand strong. Your investment will change the lives of nearly 500 children forever!
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THANK YOU IN ADVANCE
FOR YOUR GIFT TO HELP
HTC STAND STRONG!