“Global Healthcare & Vision Restoration.”

A Promise to Peru, Inc. is committed to providing quality, compassionate care for those whose geographical and/or social status limit their access to medical care. A dedicated group of physicians & health professionals from across the U.S.A., along with allied healthcare students volunteer their time to provide free medical care, eye care and eye surgery to those in need in the U.S.A. and abroad.
MISSION SCHEDULE 2019

MISSION SCHEDULE 2019

A Promise to Peru, Inc. is looking forward to another busy year.  We have three missions planned and our teams are in place! MISSION SCHEDULE 2019  Eye Care Mission: Rosebud Indian Reservation, South Dakota Our team is working with Raymond Dennis and Wendy Nasta – Black of the nonprofit Artist...
Third Mission of 2018:  CATARACT SURGICAL MISSION IN MEMORY OF MARJORIE T. SABLOW September 22-30, 2018

Third Mission of 2018: CATARACT SURGICAL MISSION IN MEMORY OF MARJORIE T. SABLOW September 22-30, 2018

Barbara and Brian Shore funded the operating costs of the eye surgical mission, in memory of Barbara’s mother, Marjorie T Sablow. Through their generosity they enabled us to perform sight-restoring surgeries and truly make a difference in the lives of so many people. Our team transported eye surgical supplies worth more...
Medical Mission - 2018

Medical Mission – 2018

Our medical mission in Peru began Monday the 25th. Our team has six medical students from stony brook university, three medical students from UConn and a nursing student from Pace Univeristy. The physicians on the trip include a pediatrician, oncologist, nephrologist, pulmonologist, critical care physicians and a doctor of pharmacy....
First Mission of 2018: Eye Care Mission Rosebud Indian Reservation, South Dakota June 2 - 9, 2018

First Mission of 2018: Eye Care Mission Rosebud Indian Reservation, South Dakota June 2 – 9, 2018

A Promise to Peru is excited to share with our supporters the details of our first mission held within the United States.   After many years of attempting to establish a relationship with Native American communities in the USA, we were able to join forces with several other non-profit organizations to serve the...
Second Mission: Medical Mission to Sacred Valley, Peru June 23-30, 2018

Second Mission: Medical Mission to Sacred Valley, Peru June 23-30, 2018

It has been a very busy month for A Promise to Peru, Inc.  After returning from our eye mission at the Rosebud Indian Reservation, South Dakota on June 9th, our team left for the Sacred Valley in Peru on June 23rd.  Our team leaders – George Coritsidis, MD, Medical Director...
A Gift That Counts

A Gift That Counts

A Promise to Peru, Inc. is a nonprofit tax exempt organization as described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Please help our cause, either by donating online via paypal or make checks payable to A Promise to Peru, Inc. Thank You! Donate Today! A Promise to Peru, Inc.’s goal...
A Tribute to Co-Founder and Vice President, John Shanley, M.D., M.P.H

A Tribute to Co-Founder and Vice President, John Shanley, M.D., M.P.H

A Promise to Peru, Inc. is saddened to announce the untimely passing of our Co-Founder and Vice President, John Shanley, M.D., M.P.H. on February 22, 2016.  The members of the board of directors and all of the mission participants who have had the pleasure of knowing and working with Dr....
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A Promise to Peru is excited to announce their main fundraising event for 2019.

A Promise to Peru is excited to announce their main fundraising event for 2019.

In lieu of the annual dinner dance, our 25 member team, named Sights on Health will cycle a total of 1,000 miles in the NYC 5 Boro Bike Tour on May 5, 2019. Help support our nonprofit organization deliver healthcare and restore vision to those in need in the US and abroad. Since 2012, we have reached nearly 15,000 people through their...
SoulCycle Fundraising Event, a Success!

SoulCycle Fundraising Event, a Success!

On behalf of our officers and board members we wanted to thank Dr Damaris Raymondi for the wonderful job she did in raising $5,889.24 from your SoulCycle fundraising event on March 22, 2019.  After expenses, our organization has made $4,400!!    
High school student supports upcoming Peru Eye Care Mission in June

High school student supports upcoming Peru Eye Care Mission in June

Lea Andreadis, a Junior at Harborfields High School, Greenlawn NY. has been collecting children’s prescription glasses and sunglasses for our organization this past year.  Our organization was fortunate to be the recipient of her service project for the National Honor Society. Above is a photo of Lea with her 128 pairs of children’s glasses. They...
Gear up for SoulCycle with A Promise to Peru

Gear up for SoulCycle with A Promise to Peru

Join us at SoulCycle’s SoHo studio to raise funds for our upcoming medical and surgical mission trips! 2019 missions include Peru, Ecuador and South Dakota! A ticket will get you a bike in a 45 minute SoulCycle class, a free t-shirt, rental spin shoes, and water! Register here!! Fri, March 22, 2019, 7:00 PM –...
And the winner is...!!!

And the winner is…!!!

With the help of Ken Roberts and Frances Alvarado Ng and board member Joseph Ng MD, we drew the winner of our Caribbean raffle! It is our new friend Kathleen C. of St Augustine Florida. Congratulations Kathleen and many thanks to all of you who participated and donated to our organization! Happy Valentine’s Day!  ...
Win a trip to Antiqua!

Win a trip to Antiqua!

Bike With Us -  2019 TD Five Boro Bike Tour

Bike With Us – 2019 TD Five Boro Bike Tour

A Promise to Peru registered a team for the 2019 TD Five Boro Bike Tour. We would love for you to register for the event and join our team as a fundraiser event! You can ask Friends and Family to donate to our GoFundMe page. Registration is filling fast so register as soon as you...
Drs. Philip and Richard Messina Endowed Fund for Excellence in Global Initiatives Award Breakfast

Drs. Philip and Richard Messina Endowed Fund for Excellence in Global Initiatives Award Breakfast

The Messina Family established the Drs. Philip and Richard Messina Endowed Fund for Excellence in Global Initiatives Annual Award in 2014 to encourage participation in international medical and cataract surgical missions for Stony Brook medical students and Stony Brook ophthalmology residents with the nonprofit organization A Promise to Peru, Inc. as a way to commemorate the lives...

Many Hands Make Sight Work

Written by Darren Triller Through the miracle of social media and the caring and collaboration of at least 4 global non-profits (including A Promise to Peru) and a medical device company, a teenaged boy in Nicaragua was able to undergo sight-saving surgery last month to address congenital glaucoma in his remaining eye. The case was initially...

Give a meaningful gift this holiday season!

A Promise to Peru has over 100 ways you can gift family and friends with something that takes up no space, has no calories and never gets returned! Purchase any gift from the list by clicking on the link below. In the notes field, write which gift you’re purchasing. Print out the below card  (or download it...
Thank You jetBlue!

Thank You jetBlue!

Last month, for our surgical eye mission to Ecuador, jetBlue graciously flew 700 pounds of surgical supplies for us, free of charge. Thanks to their support, our organization saved over $1,000 in luggage fees. Thank you jetBlue! JetBlue’s mission is to inspire humanity – both in the air and on the ground. We are committed to giving back in...
2018 Top-Rated Nonprofits

2018 Top-Rated Nonprofits

Our community has selected our organization as one of the 2018 Top-Rated Nonprofits using GreatNonprofits - an award based on outstanding online Reviews.  A Promise to Peru, Inc. has earned a spot on the 2018 Top Rated List! Thank you for your continue support!