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Nurse Practitioners’ Role Expands at VA Hospitals

This is wonderful news for nurse practitioners. ~Michael and Frida Donner In 2014, the national media reported on long waits for new patients at VA hospitals, with some patients waiting as long as 51 days. As a result, a new rule from the Department of Veterans Affairs takes effect this month, which allows advanced practice [...]

January 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hot Lunch Program In Haiti

We are proud to announce that on January 1st, we began providing an additional 1,000 meals daily to children in Haiti through our Hot Lunch Program. A total of 3,000 meals are now served every day of the school year to the children in some of the remotes villages of Haiti. The poorest country in [...]

January 19th, 2017|Haiti|0 Comments

Save the Date! 2017 Walk For Kids

Save the Date!  We are delighted to announce that our 2017 Walk For Kids will be held in Los Angeles on April 2, 2017. We'd like to personally invite to join us for this momentous event. In 2016, more than 650 people of all ages participated in our Walk For Kids. We are deeply dedicated and will be working [...]

January 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Gift of Life in Haiti

Bringing the gift of life "Water " to the children in Haiti is an honor. Currently our six solar water wells are serving nearly 40,000 with clean drinking water. Seeing photos like these is such a thrill. We are grateful to our Community of Compassion for your generous support and help. We are hopeful to be able [...]

January 5th, 2017|Haiti|0 Comments

Everyday Heroes

The newspapers often have stories of people performing heroic acts of bravery in the face of danger. But more often than not, it is the everyday heroes who go unnoticed. Barco’s Nightingales Foundation wants you to meet some young people whom we believe are such heroes. Each of these young people overcomes huger barriers just to [...]

December 29th, 2016|Haiti|0 Comments

Meet the Blanco Family

We are delighted to introduce the Blanco family to you through our blog and to tell you a little bit about their experience with Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times. The Blanco Family Natalie Blanco was sixteen months old when she had a strange reaction to a hard fall. Her parents rushed her to the [...]

Hope for the Holidays and New Year

At the holidays we take time to reflect on the past year and the work that remains for the New Year. The first thing we think of is the incredible support and friendship we've had from our Community of Compassion. With your help, we continue our work to help make children's lives better. 2016 - A Year [...]

December 22nd, 2016|Advocacy|0 Comments

Christmas in Haiti

Working with the people of Haiti has exposed our teams to the rich culture and customs of the people. Some vary slightly from family to family and village to village. Others remain consistent throughout the areas we work. We thought that it would be fitting at this season to share some of the Christmas customs practiced across Haiti. Christmas [...]

December 20th, 2016|Haiti|0 Comments

Remembering Nurses Who Work the Holidays

Either directly or through a loved one, nurses have touched all of our lives. Because of this, you know that many nurses across the country and throughout the world selflessly work through the holidays. Each holiday, nurses volunteer to take shifts so their colleagues can be home with family. They willingly put their patients' care [...]

December 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Holiday Project

Each year millions of people spend their holidays confined to hospitals, acute care and residential nursing homes. In fact, many residents outlive their family members and friends. For others, their family and friends have moved away. At the same time, there are many people who are looking for ways to give and make their holidays more [...]

December 13th, 2016|Advocacy|0 Comments