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.

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 [...]

By | December 29th, 2016|Categories: 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 [...]

By | December 27th, 2016|Categories: Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times Support|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | December 22nd, 2016|Categories: 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 [...]

By | December 20th, 2016|Categories: 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 [...]

By | December 15th, 2016|Categories: 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 [...]

By | December 13th, 2016|Categories: Advocacy|0 Comments