Adjustable crutches for Javier Anderson

This afternoon, the Benschop Foundation donated a pair of adjustable crutches to 9 year old Javier Anderson (in photo). Javier is a cancer patient at the Georgetown Public Hospital, his left leg was amputated on April 18, 2014.

A release from the Benschop Foundation said that his mom, Lizanna Anderson (in photo) is asking for help to secure a prosthetic leg for her son. Anyone wishing to make a donation could do so via GBTI Bank in Guyana (Account # 001054471018)) or contact his mother on telephone numbers: 602-7631 or 223-1068.

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