May 30 Chicken Bar-B-Que Dinner in Brockport!

The Church of the Nativity’s Human Concerns Committee will be hosting a Chicken Bar-B-Que Dinner to support The South Sudan Village Care Foundation.

Catered by 58 Main Saturday, May 30
Pick up your dinner between 4-7 p.m. at Bill Gray’s parking lot located at
4647 Lake Road South, Brockport, NY {get directions}

$10 tickets, pre-sale only through May 24th. Tickets can be ordered by calling Jim Goetz at (585) 637-5546.

If you are unable to make it, please consider a $10 donation which will go directly to the medical clinic. $10 will provided two safe birthing kits or malaria prevention mosquito nets.

Thank you for your continued support!

Our 3rd annual fundraiser October 2 at the Rochester Club Ballroom

Mark your calendar!

Friday, October 2 at the Rochester Club Ballroom

Remember what a great time we had at our events in 2013 and 2014? We can’t wait to see you again this October for our 3rd annual fundraiser! Information about tickets, food, raffles, auctions, and entertainment will be coming your way this spring.

In the meantime, we will continue to share the Clinic’s stories on our website and Facebook page. Because of your contributions, we are able to continue our mission to offer life-saving services to thousands of men, women, and children at our Medical Clinic in the Panrieng village of South Sudan.

Asante Sana!
Thank you very much, in Swahili

Looking back, moving forward

Prayer of thanks

Dear Friends and supporters of SSVCF,

I would like to thank all of you on this last day of 2014. You should know that 2014 has been one the most difficult years in the history of the Southern Sudan region. Your support and donations have helped us to keep the Clinic operating since we opened 12 months ago.

Thank you for being a great ambassadors of these villages. It is my hope that you will continue to help the Foundation in the coming year. We do not know what 2015 will look like, though I hope it will be a peaceful and successful year for those who made impacts in other people’s lives and the South Sudanese people as well.

I’d also like to both welcome and introduce two of our newest board members.

Patrick ShoresPatrick Shores is Founder and President of the Rochester based non-profit organization Untapped Shores International.
Ann FreyAnn Frey brings experience as a member of non-profit boards and interest and knowledge of African issues.

Thank you,
Palath Thonchar
Founder & Executive director of the South Sudan Village Care Foundation

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Thank You for Your Continued Support!

tasteOfAfrica Thank you too all of our supporters who came out to City Grill on September 26 to enjoy the tastes and sounds of Africa! It was an eventful evening with delicious food and an energetic performance by Mounafanyi Percussion and Dance Ensemble. Thank you also to our emcee, Andrea Holland, for taking part in our event. Because of you we were able to raise the $5,000 necessary to establish a contract with United Nations Humanitarian Air Services (UNHAS) to provide transportation of our medicines and supplies to the clinic. As we continue our work to provide medical support the people of South Sudan, learn more about how you can help!

Celebrate with a Taste of Africa!


Come celebrate the first anniversary of our medical clinic in South Sudan! Join us for this special “A Taste of Africa” fundraiser as we honor the volunteers and donors who have made a positive impact on the lives of more than 3,000 people in South Sudan. As the only medical facility for miles, our clinic depends on your generosity to continue providing vital health care treatment for villagers in the coming year.

Friday, September 26, 2014
The Ballroom at City Grill

East Avenue Inn and Suites
384 East Ave
Rochester, NY 14607
Get Directions

5-6PM: Happy Hour Check-in
6-8PM: Dinner and entertainment

Your evening includes:

  • An African-inspired four course meal
  • A performance by the Mounafanyi Percussion and Dance Ensemble
  • An inspirational keynote address from South Sudan Village Care Foundation founder and Lost Boy, Palath Thonchar
  • Silent auction of hand-made African goods, reverse raffle and wine pull

We’re Operational Again!

The clinic is open and serving patients after a fresh shipment of medicines and supplies. We thank Samaritan’s Purse for helping us transport this shipment from Juba this past month. Please consider a donation so that operations can continue. It is the rainy season in South Sudan, and transportation costs are higher. Birthing supplies and medicines to treat dehydration, malnutrition, and infections are greatly needed and much appreciated.