Meet Rafael, the Heart of Barco’s Nightingales in Haiti

We had the opportunity recently to talk to Rafael about his work with Barco's Nightingales Foundation in Haiti. It was such an enjoyable conversation that we wanted to share it in the form of a Q&A. You'll love getting to know Rafael. ~Michael and Frida Donner BNF: When did you start working for Barco’s Nightingales Foundation? [...]

March 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Traveling To Inspect Wells & Visit Schools in Haiti

I am excited to share that next week I am traveling to Haiti with some of our most active supporters. Barbara Gonzalez, Freddy Buzaly, Phil Little, Vicky Little and Rafael Perez Yan will join my journey to seven remote villages. We fly into Santo Domingo on Sunday and start the week at our base location in Pedernales. [...]

February 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Nurse Practitioners’ Role Expands at VA Hospitals

This is wonderful news for nurse practitioners. ~Michael and Frida Donner In 2014, the national media reported on long waits for new patients at VA hospitals, with some patients waiting as long as 51 days. As a result, a new rule from the Department of Veterans Affairs takes effect this month, which allows advanced practice [...]

January 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Save the Date! 2017 Walk For Kids

Save the Date!  We are delighted to announce that our 2017 Walk For Kids will be held in Los Angeles on April 2, 2017. We'd like to personally invite to join us for this momentous event. In 2016, more than 650 people of all ages participated in our Walk For Kids. We are deeply dedicated and will be working [...]

January 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|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 holiday, nurses volunteer to take shifts so their colleagues can be home with family. They willingly put their patients' care [...]

December 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Nursing Around the World

Barco’s Nightingales Foundation supports medical missions and ReSurge International programs in South America and Southeast Asia. But there are many medical missions and nursing immersion programs that serve around the world. Nurses and student nurses make a difference by dedicating their time and expertise every day. One example is  this amazing account of nursing students from the [...]

November 17th, 2016|Advocacy, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ready, Set, Travel Nurse

Travel nurses play an important role in the healthcare system across the world. They bring their skills and expertise to areas that are in need of help due to shortages or lack of resources. As a result, they get much needed care and travel nurses get the opportunity to visit, live in and learn about [...]

November 15th, 2016|Advocacy, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meet ReSurge Volunteer Katie Osborn

In 1997, Katie Osborn, a critical care nurse, was seeking a new challenge and began her volunteer service with ReSurge International. Since her first trip to Laos in 1999, Katie has donated her considerable talents and expertise as both a clinical nurse and a nurse educator on fifteen ReSurge trips throughout Asia, Latin America and [...]

November 1st, 2016|ReSurge International Support, Uncategorized|0 Comments