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.

Hot Lunch Program in Haiti Grows

We are relieved to report that the Barco’s Nightingales Foundation sponsored programs in Haiti did not suffer much damage from the recent hurricanes. And, we have some exciting news and project plans to share with you [...]

By | September 21st, 2017|Categories: Haiti|0 Comments

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 [...]

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

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

By | August 31st, 2017|Categories: Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times Support|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | August 24th, 2017|Categories: 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 [...]

By | August 17th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments