Join us for our 3rd annual fundraiser October 2!

South Sudan Village Care Foundation
Invites You to Our
3rd Annual Fundraiser!
Friday, October 2 from 5:00-9:30PM

Enjoy dinner, entertainment, gift basket raffles and silent auction items along with a question & answer session with our founder, Palath Thonchar.

5:00PM: Hors d’Oeuvres, Cash Bar, Raffles, and Silent Auctions

6:00PM: Dinner and Program Begins

Bring your friends, and buy a table that is reserved for you and your group! Get your tickets today

I can’t make it, but would like to make a donation 100% of the money we receive goes directly to operating the medical clinic.

Donations can be mailed directly to South Sudan Village Care Foundation, PO Box 16242, Rochester, NY, 14612, or online using PayPal.

Your donations are saving lives and bringing hope.

Our medical clinic continues to help those in crisis, despite regional conflicts.

Yet it costs $38,000 each year to maintain our operations.

Now more than ever, we need your support. Every contribution helps us to sustain medications, medical supplies, food, transportation, and staffing.

Make a donation today

Hope. It is the only thing stronger than fear.

Your donations are saving lives and bringing hope.

Our physicians have helped nearly 9,000 patients, many of whom have walked hours to receive care.

  • 30% of patients are children under 5 years old
  • Of those over 5 years old, 65% are female

We are helping children, women and men who suffer from:

  • Respiratory Tract Infections
  • Malaria
  • Pregnancy Related Issues
  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • Dehydration
  • Ear, Eye and Skin Infections
  • Burns, Wounds and Traumas
  • Gastro-Intestinal Issues

South Sudan Village Care Foundation is able to provide these services because of your financial support, through one-time or weekly donations, and participating in our fundraising events.

A big thank you to the Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Brockport and their Human Concerns Committee for hosting a Chicken Barbecue fundraiser in May. They raised $1,200 through dinner sales and donations to the Clinic.

South Sudan Village Care Foundation. Saving Lives Building Hope.

Mark your calendar for Friday, October 2 at the Rochester Club Ballroom!

We can’t wait to see you for our 3rd annual fundraiser. Information about tickets, food, raffles, auctions, and entertainment will be coming your way early August. In the meantime, we will continue to share the Clinic’s stories on our website and Facebook page.

Asante Sana!
Thank you very much, in Swahili

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!

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
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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