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School Nurses – A Vital Role in Healthcare

School nurses are a vital part of the educational system across the world. Since children are susceptible to disease, the role they play is crucial in fostering a successful learning environment. School nurses first appeared in the New York City school districts in 1902. Due to an outbreak of severe eye infections across the city, nurses [...]

September 14th, 2017|Advocacy, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meet Delince Cenat: One of the leaders with Hispaniola Mountain Ministries.

We are delighted to bring you this guest blog from our friends at Hispaniola Mountain Ministries. ~Michael and Frida Donner When others who’ve worked alongside him in ministry over the last three years were asked to describe him, there was a consistent underlying thread for Delince Cenat’s personality. JOY. Pure joy. Delince, 35, has a [...]

September 7th, 2017|Haiti|0 Comments

Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times Celebrates 35 Years of Service

What an incredible day it was on August 26 when Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times celebrated its 35th anniversary of service with a reunion and BBQ! More than 350 people joined in the celebration to congratulate Camp staff and volunteers, and to renew friendships. Past and present volunteers, Camp families, board members, donors, and staff filled the Dining [...]

Volunteering – A Triple Win For All Involved

We have often talked about the benefits of volunteering in the community and around the world. But have you ever considered the fact that volunteering is a triple win?  It is a win for the community, a win for the organization, and a win for you, the volunteer. A win for the community: Volunteering gives [...]

August 24th, 2017|Advocacy|0 Comments

Is Hunger An Issue In Haiti?

“I’m hungry.” These words are heard daily among missions throughout the small, poverty-stricken country of Haiti. The World Health Organization estimates that over 1.5 million Haitians face “acute food insecurity” and many millions more are considered food insecure. Hunger/food insecurity - not having a reliable access to sufficient quantities of affordable, nutritious food – not [...]

August 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Nearly 800 More Children Are Receiving Hot Lunches Each Day

We are thrilled to announce the three new schools in Haiti where Barco's Nightingales Foundation, through our partner Hispaniola Mountain Ministries, will be providing hot lunches to students each day of the school year. With the addition of these schools, we are well on our way to meeting our goal of feeding 2,000 children each [...]

August 10th, 2017|Haiti|0 Comments

A Tribute in Photos

We wanted to share this lovely tribute in photos from Erin, one of the nurses on our advisory council. She sent these beautiful and inspiring photos to us as a way of honoring this brave young man. With your help, we can support organizations like ReSurge International and others who make a difference in the [...]

August 3rd, 2017|Advocacy|0 Comments

How In the World Do I Choose A Medical Mission Part II

Amanda Judy concludes her important advice from One Nurse At A Time based on wisdom gained completing medical missions for more than a decade. There are some very important tips here on safety and ideas on helping you decide if a medical mission is right for you. Thank you Amanda - Michael and Frida Donner Ethics Ethics are something that most [...]

July 27th, 2017|Advocacy|0 Comments

How in the World Do I Choose a Medical Mission – Part I

This is some amazing advice from One Nurse At A Time based on wisdom gained completing medical missions for more than a decade. Be sure to read part two next week where Amanda will discuss questions to ask about the organizations and their ethics. Thank you Amanda - Michael and Frida Donner When I first began [...]

July 20th, 2017|Advocacy|0 Comments

Celebrating Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times 35th Anniversary

This year Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times is celebrating its 35th anniversary. Established in 1982, the camp has provided a normalize environment in which children fighting cancer and their families can experience camping, fun, and friendships. Camp surrounds families with an environment of mutual support that encourages sharing between others who are going through the same [...]