Hands Repairing Hands

From our partners at ReSurge International... Have you ever sprained a wrist or jammed a couple of fingers in a door?  If so, remember how painful it was to try and use that hand?  Actually, it was pretty impossible. Our hands are vital tools we all use every day.  In developing countries, the use of [...]

Teresa – Your Smile Is With Us Forever

Last month we lost a dear friend and Barco Uniform’s family member, Teresa Chavez, to cancer. Teresa worked with us for three years and in all that time I never saw her without a bright, infectious smile. This was her priceless gift to our family, her family and to everyone whose life she touched – [...]

Nurse's Week: A Salute to Frankie

This Nurses’ Week, ReSurge thanks Barco’s Nightingales for their support—support that enables volunteer nurses like Frankie, profiled below, to provide reconstructive surgery to our patients in developing countries.   A perioperative nurse at PeaceHealth St. Joseph’s Medial Medical Center in Bellingham, Wash., Frankie’s first trip with ReSurge was in 2007, after a fellow nurse told [...]

Thank You

Frida and I wish to extend our deepest thanks to everyone who made the 2016 Barco's Nightingales Foundation Walk for Kids a huge success. First, we want to acknowledge the volunteers and staff who worked behind the scenes for months to prepare, organize, promote and manage the thousands of details that go into making this [...]

Guest Blog: ReSurge International

Reflecting Gratefully for the Partnership and Impact of Michael and Frida Donner and the Barco’s Nightingales Foundation By Jeff Whisenant, President and CEO, ReSurge International About this time last year, I was honored and humbled to be selected as the new CEO of ReSurge International. Since joining the organization in July, I have had the opportunity to [...]

Where Do Your Donations Go?

We often share news about our programs in Haiti, our support of ReSurge International and Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times, and continually ask for your support. Today, we want to show you how your contributions are making a difference. Because of support Barco’s Nightingales Foundation receives from Barco’s Uniforms, 100% of your donation goes [...]

Walk For Kids 2016 – April 3

Please join us for the 6th Annual Walk for Kids! Through this walk, we are able to give even greater services and financial support to the children we serve. Each year we have been blessed to surpass our targeted goal of walkers and money collected and we hope to do that again this year. We [...]

Looking Forward

Looking forward to 2016 and beyond, we feel that it's important to first look back and examine all we have accomplished so far with the support of our Community of Compassion.  Our mission is to elevate and promote nursing while honoring the spirit of the profession by focusing on helping children. For the past several [...]

Holiday Reflections

We are proud and grateful with all that we have again been able to accomplish this past year with our Community of Compassion. With your help, our work touched and improved the lives of thousands around the world. --We continued to provide camperships to children for Camp Ronald McDonald.  To know that we are instrumental [...]

Words from Our Hearts

Frida and I want to thank our remarkable Community of Compassion for all your support and generous donations for this year in particular. We have such dedication and love to help us help more children each and every year. We also want to thank the many children that we have had the blessing to be [...]