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Wednesday 13th November, 2019

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In addition to the financial assistance we offer for medical costs, we are a support system for the families themselves. In some cases, the urgent need to travel overseas for medical attention may be the individual’s first time traveling outside of St. Kitts and Nevis. When required and/or requested, we provide further assistance to the family in a range of areas from as simple as providing winter clothing donations to cost associated with travel for visa applications and to organizing accommodations bookings or emotional support.

All funds raised by PALS are paid directly to suppliers, be it medical institutions, airlines, hotels or other institutions. In some cases, we may provide a daily or weekly stipend to assist with the cost of food and other living expenses but this is based on the level of need and on a case by case basis. It is our expectation that the immediate and extended family contributes to the financial expenses and that PALS is not the sole contributor. Therefore, donations to the Pediatrics Assistance League of St. Kitts and Nevis can make an extraordinarily big difference in a sick child’s life.

In 2012, Nova Mallalieu officially retired as President and then in 2013 Mrs. Fish due to time and health constraints also retired for her from position as Treasurer but continue to act as an advisor and donor to the organization.