Elissa Montanti

Iraqi Boy And U.S. Soldier Reunite Years After Life Changing SurgeryA touching reunion took place on Staten Island on Saturday, when a U.S. Army Major and an Iraqi boy who was injured by a landmine got a chance to meet again after meeting half a world away.
Stories From Main Street: Donations Quadruple At S.I. Charity Following '60 Minutes' ProfileFor fifteen years, Elissa Montanti has, in relative obscurity, run the Global Medical Relief Fund from a makeshift office in her walk-in closet.
S.I. Woman On Global Mission To Help 1 Child At A Time Elissa Montanti has reached out to children in Bosnia, El Salvador, Sierra Leone, Iraq and Pakistan just to name a few.