This has gone much better than expected, and Ruby has told us she has enough to cover airfare! As mentioned before, Bill Collis of the ISCMNS has graciously arranged to cover her stay at Assisi, so now what is left to cover are expenses. We estimated that in the beginning at a very conservative $200.
So what I am asking for now, is for those with the least to spare, to kick in the $10-20 to cover the rest. IMO, that way, everyone, no matter their financial status, can contribute to a good cause, and share in the satisfaction, and reward of making this happen.