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Friday August 14th
11 AM -7 PM
Puget Sound room of the Residence Inn by Marriot at Lake Union, 800 Fairview Avenue North, Seattle WA 98109

Wednesday August 19th
6 - 8 PM
HealthWerks Acupuncture Clinic / Vancouver Laser Skin Care Clinic, 16508 SE 24th Street, Suite 105, Vancouver WA 98661

As we prepare to return to Nepal in September 2009, we invite you to find out more. Please attend one of our FREE COMMUNITY ACUPUNCTURE CLINICS. Receive a relaxing acupuncture treatment in a community clinic setting, meet some of our practitioners and see pictures of our 2008 experience.

If you have never experienced acupuncture before, find out how effective acupuncture can be in fostering optimal health. It’s not only effective for treating pain and disease, it’s great for de-stressing a busy life.

Project Prepares for 2009 Nepal Clinic

2009 Practitioners

I am tremendously proud to announce that eight volunteer practitioners have been selected for the Acupuncture Relief Project's 2009 Nepal clinic. We are excited about having a mixed group of practitioners from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, Southwest College of Acupuncture and Samra University of Oriental Medicine. Our clinic in Chapaguan Nepal will run from October 1st to Dec 31st with volunteers providing 290 days of medical care to the people of this region. Our teams aspire to offer nearly 6000 acupuncture and herbal treatments over this time period.

Our two clinic teams made up of four practitioners will serve in the clinic for seven weeks each. Click these links for more information on our volunteersTeam A (Sept. 21st to Nov 6th) and Team B (Nov 2nd to Dec 18th). Two of our practitioners will stay beyond these dates offering additional clinic coverage.

Nepal's fragile government continues to struggle to maintain control resulting in wide-spread episodes of violence, corruption and economic devastation. We feel strongly that our efforts are beneficial in providing a fundamental human-right of basic healthcare to a region that is completely without government services.

Please consider making a cash donation in support of our gifted and generous volunteers.

$20 pays for an interpreter for 10 days!
$50 pays for one practitioner's clinic supplies for one week!
$100 pays all of our clinic expenses for one day!

Think for a moment about how much impact we can have when we can treat a 120 people for as little as $100.

I sincerely thank you for your continued interest and support. -Andrew

ARP Featured in Guidepoints

NADA staff writer Ryan Bemis wrote a great article about our project which was featured as the cover story in the May issue of the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association's newsletter. We have received numerous calls and emails from the acupuncture community in support of our efforts in Nepal. Read the article by clicking here.

2009 Project - Call for Volunteers

Acupuncture Relief Project is proud to announce its plans to return to Nepal in 2009 and is currently taking applications from qualified acupuncture practitioners for two clinic camps (Sept. 21st to Nov. 6th. and Nov. 2nd to Dec. 18th, 2009). Each camp will last seven weeks and be limited to four practitioners. We are also accepting applications from practitioners who would like to serve in Nepal other times during the year. Applications for the 2009 project must be received by May 1st, 2009 to be considered for this project

As a Oriental medicine practitioner, we assure you an insightful experience and an opportunity to perfect and learn new skills while witnessing the transformative power of your medicine. More importantly you will be serving a community that desperately needs your support.

Please click here to download our application packet or contact me for more information.

I’m very excited about offering this opportunity and I hope that we will be working together in Nepal. -Andrew

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