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Global Medical Relief Fund

An Iraqi child named Wa'ad (featured in the 60 Minutes story) in a wheelchair (credit: Global Medical Relief Fund)

Stories From Main Street: Donations Quadruple At S.I. Charity Following ’60 Minutes’ Profile

For fifteen years, Elissa Montanti has, in relative obscurity, run the Global Medical Relief Fund from a makeshift office in her walk-in closet.

04/11/2011

Waad Borkan

Iraqi Boy Gets Life-Changing Surgery On L.I.

From half a world away, a gravely injured Iraqi boy was flown to Long Island for lifesaving treatment – and on Monday, he and his family had the chance to thank his doctors and the charity that gave him a second chance at childhood.

CBS 2–08/02/2010