Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Giving a Childhood of L.O.V.E-UNICEF Immunizations

In 2011, One Rose for Michael J. Jackson's members had raised over $10,000 for children to be immunized under the former group's name, One Rose for Michael Jackson. This year, as a reformed group, we would like to attempt to provide 5,400 children with the vaccines they were robbed of last year in honor of Michael's 54th birthday.

With UNICEF's assistance, we have set up a team page for the purchase of measles, polio, and tetanus vaccines. It will cost 80cents to immunize one child against measles, polio, and tetanus. The total cost to immunize 5,400 children against these childhood diseases is $4,320 so we've placed our team page's goal at $5,000. All contributions are direct to UNICEF.

About UNICEF's Immunizations:

Measles Vaccines
"Measles causes a debilitating attack on the immune system of a child with the risk of permanent physical and mental disability and claims the lives of hundreds and thousands of children annually. The measles vaccine is a simple and effective solution to stop this disease."
Polio Vaccines
"Polio is a highly infectious viral disease, mainly affecting young children. It is transmitted through contaminated food and water, and multiplies in the intestine, from where it can invade the nervous system. Many infected people have no symptoms, but can still transmit the infection to others."
Tetanus Vaccines
"In many countries, babies are delivered in challenging and unhygienic circumstances, putting mothers and their newborns at risk for a variety of life-threatening infections. Maternal and neonatal tetanus is among the most common lethal consequences. But maternal and neonatal tetanus deaths can be easily prevented by immunizing mothers with tetanus vaccine."
If you would like to participate and join One Rose for Michael J. Jackson in giving children the chance of a childhood by supporting the purchase of these immunizations in honor of Michael's birthday, please click the image below and make your donation.

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