La Cañada Junior Women’s Club’s ‘Hike2Mend’ Is Oct. 16

Through a dedicated fundraising effort, the La Cañada Junior Women’s Club presented a $3,500 check — raising its total annual contribution to $4,500 — to Mending Kids, the club’s designated philanthropy.
Aimed at providing life-saving surgical care to children, the Mending Kids nonprofit organization is based in Los Angeles and deploys medical teams worldwide, while educating communities to become medically self-sustaining. During the pandemic, they expanded their services by donating and delivering PPE and medical supplies to front-line workers throughout the greater Los Angeles area, including 29 different national and international organizations.
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Local Surgeon Regards Mission in Armenia as Special Operation

Dr. Andre Panossian
Dr. Andre Panossian

A La Cañada Flintridge resident, with the help of a nonprofit organization called Mending Kids, will use his facial reconstructive surgery talents to help youths in Armenia.
Plastic surgeon Andre Panossian is looking forward to landing in Yerevan, Armenia’s capital, at the end of the month and performing surgeries.
“It’s a dream to go there and help my own heritage and people out in that part of the world,” Panossian said in a recent interview. “It’s a unique little spot. It’s the first Christian nation in the world and is surrounded by enemies. It’s a tiny little nation and holding its own. Continue reading “Local Surgeon Regards Mission in Armenia as Special Operation”