STAMFORD, CT (WCBS 880) – Standing in their 60,000-square-foot warehouse, AmeriCares president Curt Welling told reporters that the third delivery of medical and hygiene supplies is now on it’s way from Toyko to Sendai.
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“The delivery to Japan was about 14 tons of medicine and, in terms of volume, that’s obviously more than a couple of suitcases,” said Welling.
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He adds that private philanthropy has raised $250 million for this effort, a little short of what was raised after the earthquake in Haiti and after Hurricane Katrina.
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Valentine says a large part of his heart is in Japan. He is preparing for a huge fundraiser in June.