Theresa Appleton

Dominican Republic mission. Operation Rainbow. April 2013.

Theresa Appleton's fundraiser for OPERATION RAINBOW INC


My last surgery. A tendon transfer in the ankle with the wonderful Dr. Gialamas.


Hugs from our pediatric surgeon, Dr. Carmichael.


A few members of our Ecuador team, April 2012.


Some of our luggage. It takes a lot of packing to make these trips happen!


X-rays of a grateful paient!


Margi and I, getting ready to help fix a little girls broken leg.


Michelle and I in a hip surgery.

Providing orthopedic surgical services to patients in developing nations, who ordinarily have no access to the surgical care they need.

Last year I was invited on my first medical mission with Operation Rainbow. The experience was one that changed my life. I always knew that humanitarian work was why I went into my field, and my mission to Pasaje, Ecuador did not disappoint. In 4 days we were able to operate on 50 patients, changing and improving their lives forever.
As a group, we work 12+hour days to help as many as we can during the short time we are there. It is exhausting, but to be a part of this has been the highlight of my professional life.
This year my group is traveling to the Dominican Republic. Operation Rainbow has had a tough year raising funds, causing a hardship on our travel budget in getting our team to the DR.
If any of you can make a tax deductible donation to a wonderful cause that is near to my heart, my appreciation will be infinite.
Thank you for taking the time to read this and for any contribution you can make!

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Pmb 157 OAKLAND, CA 94602

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Operation Rainbow heals bodies, transforms spirits and change the lives of children in developing countries…one operation at a time!

EIN 760022338

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