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Happy Holidays

It is hard to believe another year has passed by so quickly. As we look back we can chart ups and downs in many areas of our work. One group of projects near and dear to us is our Solar Water Wells and School Hot Lunch programs in Haiti. Still recovering from the devastation of [...]

December 28th, 2017|Words from the Heart|0 Comments

The Women Behind The Lunches

This year the Barco’s Nightingales Foundation’s school lunch program in Haiti expanded to feeding 6,000 children daily. We cannot do this without the support we receive from you, our Community of Compassion. But on the ground in Haiti, a great amount of work goes in to feeding these children the only meal many will receive [...]

December 21st, 2017|Haiti|0 Comments

ReSurge International Around the World

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), today, 5 billion people do not have access to safe, affordable, and timely surgical care.  In times of disaster and emergency, medical health care workers are essential. Unfortunately, in many parts of the world, trained healthcare workers are either nonexistent or access to medical help is extremely limited. As a result, [...]

December 14th, 2017|ReSurge International Support|0 Comments

Medical Volunteers at Camp Ronald McDonald For Good Times

Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times provides a full range of health care services for its campers through the generous support of medical volunteers. Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times' “Med Shed” health care center is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment. It was specifically designed to serve the needs of the campers impacted by cancer. The Med [...]

December 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dr. Richard Agag and ReSurge International

Dr. Richard Agag is the Chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and an associate professor of surgery. And yet, he has healed hundreds of patients around the world. Dr. Agag is a regular participant with the surgical teams for ReSurge International. His patients live from Katmandu to [...]

November 30th, 2017|ReSurge International Support|0 Comments

Giving Thanks For All Our Blessings

Thanksgiving is a time for reflection on all the blessings each of us has received the past year. At Barco’s Nightingales Foundation, we give thanks for all of you in our Community of Compassion. We are grateful for the blessings we receive that give us purpose and allow us to continue our work. Your contributions to Barco’s [...]

Celebrating the Success of our Seventh Solar Water Well in Haiti

We are delighted to share that our seventh solar water well in Haiti is complete and providing fresh, clean water to over 6,000 Haitians. Located in Banane, Haiti,  the BNF Solar Water Well #7 Complex includes six 20,000 gallon containers that house the water drawn from the well. This new well is different from the first six solar [...]

November 16th, 2017|Haiti|0 Comments

The Courageous Heart of Nursing – One Nurse At A Time

We are delighted to share this guest blog from our friends at One Nurse At A Time. The nurse who volunteer with this amazing organization devote hours of their time serving others. They exemplify the courageous heart of nursing that Barco's Nightingales Foundation honors. ~Michael and Frida Donner In September of 2017, I went for [...]

November 9th, 2017|Advocacy|0 Comments

Everyday Hero – Alan Faith

Alan Faith, RN, works as the trauma program manager at UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s, in Sioux City, Iowa. His colleagues consider him a hero as do many of his patients and neighbors. As a result of his efforts, Alan received the Iowa Hospital Hero Award. Only 12 nurses receive this award each year. Alan wears many hats. [...]

November 3rd, 2017|Advocacy|0 Comments

Diane DiMarco Davis – A Profile in Giving

It is our great honor to announce the 2017 Barco's Nightingales Foundation Award of Excellence winner from Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times, Diane DiMarco Davis. This exceptional nurse embodies the spirit of giving to others. Her work with Camp has touched the lives of many, and keeps giving long after Camp is over. [...]

November 1st, 2017|Advocacy|0 Comments