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Tim Tebow Announces Opening of his New Hospital in Davao City, Philippines

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December 10, 2014 – The Tim Tebow Foundation announced that the Tebow CURE Hospital in Davao City, Philippines has received its official operating license and have already opened its doors that same week.

The Tebow CURE Hospital is a non-stock, non-profit specialty Hospital located in Davao City, Philippines with a primary focus on pediatric orthopedics. It is a five-story, 30 bed facility with 3 operating rooms specializing in pediatric orthopedic surgeries. Currently, 17 out of 30 hospital beds are available with a team of 54 devoted staff members are ready to cater and provide care to the less-fortunate Filipino children. The hospital is already addressing patients with the most critical orthopedic needs who cannot afford treatment.

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REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

Tim Tebow is an American football quarterback who played as a free agent of the National Football League (NFL). He is not just a great athlete; as he is also known for his public displays of religious faith both on and off the field.

“I was born in the Philippines while my parents served as missionaries and I have always had great love and passion for the Filipino people,” – Tim Tebow, Founder of the Tim Tebow Foundation.

According to reports, Tebow received incredible press attention after he shared how his mother rejected abortion after doctors told her that it is the only way to save her life. Both Tebow’s parents were missionaries to the Philippines that time when his mother was diagnosed with dysentery. On August 14, 1987, Tim Tebow was born; both Tim and his mother Pam miraculously survived.

tebow-cure-photo 1The construction of the Tebow CURE hospital started in January 2012 and was completed on September 2014; this is in partnership with CURE International. The hospital is fully equipped to serve children with orthopedic conditions such as clubfoot, bowed legs, cleft palate and other congenital limb abnormalities.

“The opening of the Tebow CURE Hospital is the fulfillment of long-held dreams and many prayers. We are excited to partner with the Tim Tebow Foundation to bring healing to the children of the Philippines in Jesus’ name. –Dale Branter, President and CEO of CURE International.

“The Tim Tebow Foundation exists to bring Faith, Hope and Love to those needing a brighter day in their darkest hour of need. That missionis being fulfilled everyday through the foundation’s five areas of outreach including Team Tebow, Timmy’s Playrooms, Orphan Care, W15H and the Tebow CURE Hospital. For more on the Tim Tebow Foundation, please visit www.timtebowfoundation.org

“CURE International heals the sick and proclaims the Kingdom of God. It is the largest provider of reconstructive surgery to disabled children in the emerging world. Since opening the doors of its first surgical teaching hospital in Kijabe, Kenya in 1998, CURE’s focus on bringing healing to developing nations has resulted in more than 2.4 million patient visits and over 167,000 surgeries to correct physically disabling conditions. CURE has also trained more than 7,200 medical professionals, raising the standard of care in the countries where it operates. Please visit www.cure.org/tebow/ for more information.”

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