Courageous Hearts

Courageous Hearts informs Barco’s NightingalesSM Foundation’s Community of Compassion ­— our supporters — about our work, our partners and the evolving needs of those we serve, while providing news and insights as an advocate for nurses and their profession. With four unique categories — ReSurge International, Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times, Haiti and Advocacy — you can easily immerse yourself in the topics you find most relevant or explore new ideas. Like most blogs, Courageous Hearts is a living, breathing forum, and we’d appreciate your feedback. Thanks for stopping by.

  • Resurge: Learn more about the children whose lives have  changed dramatically and about the volunteer medical teams that  work with ReSurge International to make it happen.
  • Camp Ronald McDonald: Share the joy of the children, families and  volunteers at Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times while  learning the facts about pediatric cancer.
  • Haiti: Revel in the  beautiful smiles of the children of Haiti as you read stories of their  heartfelt gratitude and the impact of our work.
  • Advocacy: Learn about the need to advance the image of nursing  and how you can make a difference every day.

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 [...]

By | July 27th, 2017|Categories: 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 [...]

By | July 20th, 2017|Categories: 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. [...]

By | July 13th, 2017|Categories: Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times Support|0 Comments

Water Independence

This week America celebrated Independence Day – the day we declared ourselves separate from Great Britain. This freedom did not happen overnight. It was the result of struggles that define our country to this day.  The [...]

By | July 6th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Converting Four First Mission Nurses Into Humanitarian Addicts

We are delighted to share this guest blog on humanitarian nurses by Emily Scott from One Nurse At A Time. ~Michael and Frida Donner Almost every time I tell another nurse about a medical mission [...]

By | June 29th, 2017|Categories: Advocacy, Haiti|0 Comments

Thoughts on Nurses…

I wanted to share some special thoughts on nurses. They are the unsung heroes of so much of our lives. They are there when we come into the world and they hold our hands when [...]

By | June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Advocacy|0 Comments