The Organization for International Development (OID) Inc. hosts its annual Fundraising Spring Luncheon Sunday, May 6 at the VIP Country Club, 600 Davenport Ave., New Rochelle, N.Y.
In 1990, dentist Dr. Roy Streete and a group of caring individuals who wanted to improve the quality of life for the underprivileged in areas around the world, founded the Organization for International Development Inc.
OID is now a multidisciplinary, multifaceted, non-political, not-for-profit organization registered with the IRS as a 501©3 entity. It funds academically-talented students and helps with building libraries and health centers.
Over the years, this group of volunteers has, and continues to travel to Jamaica and other areas of the Caribbean, Ghana, Ethiopia, Haiti, India and within the U.S. giving much-needed service in the areas of pediatrics, gynecology, medicine, social services, dental, ophthalmology, physical therapy, and computer science. Their motto, “Helping Others to Help Themselves” is an integral part of what the OID volunteers.
OID sponsors vocational programs, have helped rebuild homes in disrepair.
For more information contact: For tickets, contact: Dr. Roy Streete (718 652-3978), Gloria Stephens (718 994-6866) or Carol Biersay (718 325-56060. All proceeds will benefit OID’s 2012 medical missions.
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