From 1990 to 2010, the U.S. volunteer organization Lithuanian Mercy Lift
(LML) provided Lithuania with over $126,690,425
worth of aid and shipped
duringthe first 20 years following the Soviet Union‘s collapse. LML‘s
purpose was to help Lithuania‘s sick and needy in a time of crisis and to
help stabilize the Lithuanian healthcare system after the Soviet Union‘s
reached across over 14 types of healthcare and humanitarian needs such as
tuberculosis prevention, breast cancer prevention, newborn care and much
more. Those you have
helped in Lithuania are extremely grateful!
At the closing ceremony in Vilnius, Lithuania, on
July 1, 2011,
the Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania, dignitaries and many
Lithuanians marked LML‘s contributions. The program book titled
– 20 Years With Lithuania"
shows LML through their eyes. The 20 year program book includes:
LML 20 Year
Letters of Thanks
and Appreciation From Lithuania
publication was produced as a joint project by members of Lithuania's
Signatory and of LML to commemorate LML’s achievements in its 20 years of
aid to Lithuania. It was published for the closing ceremony.
Read English Publication
U.S. Embassy in Lithuania gathered information about the aid
provided to Lithuania by organizations in the U.S., LML prepared
the heartfelt thanks Lithuanians extended to LML in the closing ceremony.
provides an English and Lithuanian account
of LML‘s accomplishments
at this milestone.
Throughout the years, LML received many
letters of appreciation. For example, a
from Lithuania‘s President Valdas