Heart to Heart International

Responding to Eta and Iota

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November 19, 2020 – Members of the Heart to Heart International disaster response team have arrived in Honduras. The team was greeted by members of the Honduran government as well as representatives from the Pan American Health Organization. The team will travel tomorrow to a remote region, cut off from aid by the flooded roads... 

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Aid delivered to 50 states in 2020

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Since the beginning of the year, Heart to Heart International has sent medical and humanitarian to organizations in all 50 U.S. states and Puerto Rico. The aid includes medical equipment, medicines, personal protective equipment, and hygiene kits delivered to organizations working to protect our most vulnerable communities, including nursing homes, homeless shelters, hospitals, clinics, day... 

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Mental Health in the Bahamas

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A double disaster: Supporting the mental health of Bahamians recovering from Hurricane Dorian while coping with the COVID-19 pandemic. When Hurricane Dorian struck the Abaco Islands in September 2019, it became the strongest hurricane in modern records to make landfall in the Bahamas. The deadly storm disrupted all the essential community services, including water, electricity... 

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Honoring Veterans Day with Hygiene Kits

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In honor of Veterans Day, our PowrServ program will be assembling Veteran’s Hygiene Kits for homeless and housing-insecure veterans. “Heart to Heart International’s mission is to improve health access for people in need. Though most hygiene kits made through our PowrServ program are distributed after disasters, it became clear to us that there were significant... 

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Volunteer Spotlight: Laboratory Expert

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Volunteer Spotlight: Mary Jo Bonifas When Mary Jo Bonifas retired in 2013 after a 40-year career in laboratory science, she knew she wanted to contribute philanthropically using her skills as an experienced laboratory scientist. She connected with HHI program manager Carla Orner through a professional association and learned about Heart to Heart International’s extensive global... 

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COVID-19 Youth Ambassadors

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OVERVIEW – Heart to Heart International (HHI) believes in strengthening communities through health access. Based on guidelines from the CDC and the WHO, HHI created a COVID-19 Youth Ambassador Program for high school students to lead a new generation of health educators. The Youth Ambassador participants will develop their critical thinking, communication, problem solving and... 

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Flu Vaccines with Hope Faith

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Heart to Heart International has been providing medical care for vulnerable populations through a partnership with Hope Faith Homeless Assistance Campus since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. As we move toward winter, we are also heading into flu season. Experts warn that the overlap of the influenza season and the coronavirus pandemic could overwhelm... 

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