Please help Puerto Rico!

Please join Deskan Institute & Training, in working to help get Puerto Rico back on its feet after the devastation of HURRICANE JOSE And MARIA.

Deskan has once again partnered with several non-profit organizations in New York and Georgia to help with recovery efforts in Puerto Rico as well as Barbuda, Dominica, and Huston Texas.

ITEMS NEEDED

  • Clothing
  • Water
  • Canned/ Dry Goods
  • Tarps
  • Sanitary supplies
  • Flash Lights/ Batteries
  • Children/Adult Diapers
  • Baby Food/Supplies
  • Sleeping Cots
  • Fans
  • Socks/Books

DROP OFF LOCATION

424 Orchards Walk Stone Mountain, GA 30087

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FREE Lunch Every 1st Saturday of the Month!

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Our Monthly Feed program is at My Sister’s House at the Atlanta Union Mission, Atlanta, GA. We provide nutritious meals to more than 200 women and children on the first Saturday of every month.
We provide FREE lunch to those who are hungry every 1st Saturday of the month. We need your help by volunteering or donating funds or grocery to help serve the needy.
This monthly feeding program is extended to the Parks where the homeless find a home. It is also extended to families in need of food and clothing, who can reach us to partake of their need from our Food Pantry and Clothing Rack in Stone Mountain, GA.

You can view our online menu for more information about our monthly menu, by clicking here.

 

Donate your car to help domestic violence victims.

Help stop domestic abuse on women

Domestic Violence According to the United States of Justice Website, domestic violence is a pattern of abusive behavior in any relationship that is used by one partner to gain or maintain power and control over another intimate partner. Domestic violence can be physical, sexual, emotional, economic, or psychological actions or threats of actions that influence another person.

This includes any behaviors that intimidate, manipulate, humiliate, isolate, frighten, terrorize, coerce, threaten, blame, hurt, injure, or wound someone. The United Nations defines violence against women as “any act of gender-based violence that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual or mental harm or suffering to women, including threats of such acts, coercion or arbitrary deprivation of liberty, whether occurring in public or in private life.”

Donate your car

Through a strategic partnership with Volunteers and other agencies, we are accepting vehicle donations to help victims of domestic violence. If you plan on donating a vehicle, please contact us for more information.

Getting help for domestic abuse

If you are being abused, get help. The longer the abuse goes on, the more damage it can cause. You are not alone. There are people who will believe you and who want to help.

Call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 800-799-SAFE or call 800-799-7233.

The hotline offers help in many languages 24 hours a day, every day.
Hotline staff can give you the phone numbers of local shelters and other resources.

If you need further information about donating your vehicles to Deskan or domestic abuse, please contact us.

Kidney Needed!

KIDNEY NEEDED’ While June has been undergoing dialysis since that time, she has been placed on a waiting list for a new kidney. To date, no match has been found
“About 50,000 individuals are on waiting lists, and that number is expected to double within the decade,” according to June’ daughter, “Most of those people must endure years of dialysis, spending four hours three times a week at a clinic or hospital where needles are inserted into an arm or leg to drain their blood, clean it and return it to the body.

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The periodic buildup of toxins in the blood and the stress of dialysis are debilitating over time, and between 5 and 10 percent of people undergoing dialysis die each year.”
With the wait for a kidney transplant stretching to six years or more, doctors are increasingly advising patients, including June, to seek living donors.
“The donor does not face a long stay in the hospital, and the operation can now be done laparoscopically, requiring a stay of no more than three days,” “Transplant centers are extremely careful in checking potential donors’ medical condition, and living with a single kidney is no problem in itself – some five percent of the population is born with only one kidney.” Because of their age, June’s daughters and son could not serve as donors. “It is our fervent hope that a living donor can be found to allow our beloved nurse June to live a normal life with her family,” Joan and Charles said.
“Hence, we appeal to you and the community of Church in America, the Caribbean Community, and healthcare Community, hoping that a living donor might be found.” June is listed under Emory Donation of Kidney program. June, a nurse, has been a dedicated volunteer of Deskan and the Deskan family.
Please contact Joan 770.498-2152, 770-256-0356
June Archer at 770–84-3382 for additional information.