Heart to Heart International

Responding to COVID-19 in Papua New Guinea

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Since February 2021, Papua New Guinea has been experiencing a surge in COVID-19 cases. As of April 29, there have been a total of 10,997 confirmed cases, including 107 deaths. The total number of reported cases and deaths are likely significantly underreported due to poor reporting and very limited testing across the country. As of April 26,... 

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MathWorks Donates $1 Million to Heart to Heart International

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Contribution will kick off HHI fundraising campaign MathWorks, the leading developer of mathematical computing software for engineers and scientists, has generously donated $1 million to support Heart to Heart International’s 2021 fundraising campaign. The gift will be used to galvanize HHI supporters into raising a total of $3.2 million to strengthen the organization’s expanding humanitarian... 

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Guest Blog: Celeste Lupercio

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Today, we are offering a behind-the-scenes glimpse at our work with a post written by one of our Event Site Coordinator, Celeste Lupercio. Celeste joined the Heart to Heart International team in the middle of the pandemic, helping facilitate our testing and vaccination programs. We are so grateful for all the work Celeste does to... 

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April “In their shoes” recap

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On Wednesday night, April 28, people from around the country joined us to listen in and hear a little bit more about what deployments are like for Heart to Heart International disaster response volunteers. Three of our most experienced volunteers were generous enough to spend their time talking about their experiences and giving us a... 

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Volunteer Spotlight: Vaccination Volunteers

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April is National Volunteer Month, and in honor of that, we are spotlighting a whole group of our volunteers: Vaccination Volunteers As vaccines became more readily available, one thing became clear – governments, health departments and health organizations were going to need the help of volunteers in order to get all the vaccines into people’s... 

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Donations help Community Clinic save lives

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The Community Clinic of Southwest Missouri started in 1993 as a volunteer-only clinic in Joplin, Missouri. Since then, it has grown to a full-time clinic providing no-cost health and dental care to the uninsured throughout southwest Missouri and southeast Kansas. The clinic receives no government funding for the services it provides, which include primary care, specialty... 

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Partner Spotlight: BD

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Heart to Heart International is proud to have worked with BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading, global medical technology company, as a “trusted partner” since 1993. BD’s purpose of advancing the world of health naturally aligns with the mission of HHI: expanding access to care and responding in times of disaster. BD has donated... 

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