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USF Women in Leadership and Philanthropy

In October, primetime television fans and local philanthropy leaders alike were treated to an inspirational speech from actress Grace Byers, who has roots in the Tampa Bay area.

Surplus Medical Supplies to Help Syrian Refugees

Jul 8, 2014
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A 40-foot container with a $100,000 worth of medical supplies will be leaving Tampa on Friday. It's headed to Turkey, where it will then be distributed to field hospitals inside Syria that treat refugees and others.

USF student Noor Shakfeh, a Syrian-American, is collaborating with the non-profit Advocates for World Health (AWH) to bring a container with medical supplies, like dialysis and ventilator machines, to the Syrian American Medical Society.