WMH Employees Support a Good
Maine Health Employee Activity Committee (WMH EAC) and
employees of Western Maine Health came together recently
in support of the Safe Passage program.
Safe Passage is a program
that works with the poorest, at-risk children of
families working in the Guatemala City garbage dump.
They provide a safe and caring environment, and a
program that fosters hope, good health, educational
achievement, self-sufficiency, self esteem and
Employees learned of a fellow MaineHealth
employee who is traveling with Safe Passage to inner
city slums in Guatemala to work with children.
They requested any outdated supplies that the
hospital might have on hand to be donated.
Instead, the WMH EAC as well as individual employees
provided monetary donations used to purchase needed
supplies brand new for the trip. Some of the
donations include: kerlix gauze rolls, sterile 4 x 4
gauze, abdominal pads, ibuprofen, Tylenol and antibiotic