(PORTLAND, OR Feb 2, 2010) Michael Allen Harrison, one of Portland's most admired and compassionate performers will give a special concert series next weekend to support Medical Teams International’s work in Haiti. Julianne Johnson, the soulful singer, and Tanner Johnson the violinist, will perform with Michael Allen Harrison.
Since the earthquake struck it has sent eight medical teams and shipped more than $3.5 million in emergency medicines and supplies.
The “Share the Love” for Haiti concert series will take place at the Historic Old Church in downtown Portland, Oregon. There will be four chances to see this concert on Friday, Feb. 12th - 8:00 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 13th - 5:00 & 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 14th - 3:00 p.m. For tickets go to www.michaelallenharrison.com or call 503-255-0747.The Historic Old Church is located at 1422 S.W. 11th Ave., Portland, Oregon.
Medical Teams International is also accepting cash contributions now to help. To make an immediate, secure gift, please go to www.medicalteams.org. Or call, 1(800)959-HEAL. Or send your contribution to: P.O. Box 10, Portland, OR 97207-0010. People can also text “HOPE” to 253-83 to give an automatic $10.
Since 1979, Medical Teams International has shipped more than $1.3 billion in antibiotics, surgical kits and lifesaving medicines to care for 35 million people in 100 countries around the world. More than 2000 volunteers meet the needs of people worldwide each year. Donations can be made by calling (503) 624-1000 or by logging on to www.medicalteams.org.