Youth volunteer, Sara Lefebvre hopes to inspire other youth to get involved in the fight against malaria, and Buy-a-Net founder, Debra Lefebvre, couldn’t be happier. “I am very proud of our daughter. She has embraced the value of volunteerism and recognizes the importance of giving back. It comes from deep within her heart, and that is a very good thing. She’s a lovely role
United Church Women of Rimbey, Alberta were inspired to save lives from malaria after Ambassador Charlotte Bonella told them her story (Charlotte was a member of the February 2012 voluntour to Uganda). Thanks Charlotte for sharing “our” story, and to UCW of Rimbey for hearing and responding to it!
Big shout out to Grimsby Rotary Club for their generous contribution to our life-saving program. Moms and their children in an entire Ugandan village will be protected from malaria because Grimsby Rotarians care. Thank you!
“Volunteers fill the gap; they make the difference; they add value to the work that we do,” said Gail Fones, Chair, Buy-a-Net. TVO, target>”_blank”http://ww3.tvo.org/ ,Ontario’s public educational media organization, also sees the value in volunteerism. They have selected a young member of the most recent Buy-a-Net voluntour to Uganda to feature on the series, GetInvolved target>”_blank”http://www.Getinvolved.ca/. “Sara Lefebvre, who is 17 years old, will
Buy-a-Net is driven by volunteers and the kindness of citizens. In order to keep up with the lifesaving work of disease prevention (especially malaria), Buy-a-Net needs to find a Development Director or Coordinator. The individual is ideally an experienced nonprofit fundraiser to help with events, donor contacts, and fundraising strategy and planning. We would love to have someone who is available 10-20 hours a
Big Thank You to Rideau Public School 2012 Graduating Class for the wonderful donation. Thank you for thinking of the kids in Uganda; more can now go to school free of malaria because of your kindness! Have a great summer!
The scientific community is holding its breath. The malaria vaccine appears quite promising.
Philanthropist, Dave Smith, brings great passion, dedication and vision to the Board of Directors of Buy-a-Net. “We are truly fortunate to have Dave on the Board,” said Founder, Debra Lefebvre. “Dave is sought after by many organizations, and he has chosen Buy-a-Net as the one to support. I am very grateful for this,” she continued. target>”_blank”http://www.fifty-five-plus.com/from_small_beginnings/
Kingston, ON. Buy-a-Net has the privilege to participate in the Anglican 150th Anniversary Celebration at the K-Rock Centre, June 3rd. With Guest Speaker Naomi Tutu, the audience is full of hope to reach “into the world”, in an effort to help the most vulnerable. “We are very pleased to be part of this incredible event,” said Gail Fones, Chair of the Board. Fones continued,
“The world community has made good progress in saving lives from malaria. But renewed fears of sufficient funding to sustain gains echo throughout the world. Evidence is strong that malaria control works to save lives. Evidence should guide investment. But will it?”, Gail Fones, Chair of the Board