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.

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 [...]

By | December 28th, 2017|Categories: 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 [...]

By | December 21st, 2017|Categories: 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 [...]

By | December 14th, 2017|Categories: 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 [...]

By | December 7th, 2017|Categories: 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 [...]

By | November 30th, 2017|Categories: 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 [...]