In 2013, Mending Kids realized the need to provide local Los Angeles children a chance at a better life. Those children whose conditions have been deemed non life threatening or elective by insurance providers.
We know that a young boy with a large hairy nevus on his face or a little girl in need of burn reconstruction surgery might be self conscious or experience bullying as a result of their physical appearance and that surgery can be truly life changing.
Mending Kids held its sixth annual Hometown Mission Saturday, July 21st and provided life-changing surgeries to 16 children in the greater Los Angeles region, at no cost to the patients or their families. 10-year-old Stacey suffered a burn that ran the length of her left arm from a curling iron burn when she was only a couple years old.
Won’t you consider helping us sustain and extend these missions to help children like our HTM patient Stacey?
Through our Hometown Mission in LA and coming to New York and Arizona in 2019, Mending Kids is committed to providing surgical care for these overlooked conditions to improve the health and quality of life of the children who need it most in the U.S.
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