Heart to Heart International

First Laboratory Installation of 2021 grant

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Patients of the Heart Ministry Center will soon be able to get laboratory test results on-site because of the Point of Care, Enhancing Clinical Effectiveness grant program. The Heart Ministry Center, located in North Omaha, Nebraska, and established in 1997, has always aimed to assist people needing life’s most necessities, including a food pantry, job... 

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Volunteer Spotlight: Jeannie Feimster

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For this month’s volunteer spotlight, we are introducing you to Jeannie Feimster. Jeannie is an invaluable member of our Heart to Heart International team, and she is one of the smiling faces you’ll see when you walk in the front door at our headquarters in Lenexa, Kansas. She has been volunteering just over 10 years... 

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Supplying to the hospice

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Narita Snead MPH, MSN, ANP-BC is the founder of Sodality Respite, a small, community based minority led, non-profit hospice organization. The goal of the organization is to provide a safe, sheltered environment for the terminally ill homeless population in Richmond, Virginia. “It is my FIRM belief that no one should die alone in pain or distress in... 

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Preparing for disasters in the Caribbean

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The month of August is the start of the height of hurricane season, and the Caribbean has a history of being hit hard with powerful storms. Through planning and partnerships, Heart to Heart International has been bracing and preparing for the likelihood of hurricanes hitting islands in the Caribbean. After its disaster response to Hurricane... 

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Monitoring: Tropical Storm Elsa

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We are currently monitoring Tropical Storm Elsa and prepared to respond as needed. Elsa is bringing heavy rain, strong winds gusts, storm surge and isolated tornadoes to Florida through Wednesday. Elsa will then spread some of its impacts up the Southeast and mid-Atlantic coasts into late week. Bands of heavy rain and gusty winds continue... 

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Meet HHI-Haiti’s new Medical Director

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Heart to Heart International has been improving health access in communities throughout Haiti since we first responded to the devastating earthquake in 2010. The Heart to Heart International-Haiti team has many projects currently underway, including ones in microfinance and sanitation. To help with these challenging and varied projects, we needed someone on board to help... 

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Volunteer Spotlight: Dr. Andre Gvozden

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Dr. Andre Gvozden is a pediatrician in Maryland and a valuable Heart to Heart International volunteer. He most recently returned from a deployment to Papua New Guinea where he helped train local healthcare workers on COVID-19 health issues as well as basic life support and care. How long have you been volunteering with HHI?  Actually, my... 

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