A fundraising appeal for the 7-year-old girl who was mauled
by dogs has already raised $65,000.
Japanese girl Sakurako Uehara remains in intensive care at
Middlemore Hospital following Monday's attack by four
Staffordshire bull terriers in Murupara.
The hospital set up a public appeal to raise money to help
her family in what is expected to be a long recovery.
TV ONE's Breakfast programme appealed for viewers to text
'Japan' to 2923 to make an instant $3 donation to the public
appeal this morning.
A Middlemore spokeswoman confirmed $65,000 had so far been
You can text the number to make a $3 donation or go to
Cheques can be sent to Middlemore Foundation for Health
Innovation, Private Bag 93320, Otahuhu, Auckland 1640 or
payments can also be made into the Foundation's bank account:
ASB Hunters Plaza, 12-3113-0002022-00 using the reference
- Daily Post