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Thank You to Partners for 100,000 Kits

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Hygiene kits are a critical aspect to Heart to Heart International’s disaster responses. The kits provide essential hygiene items to people in the aftermath of a disaster or crisis. These kits are provided to our disaster response teams by the PowrServ program of HHI. Through this program, groups of volunteers are provided the opportunity to... 

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HHI Responds to 2018 California Wildfires

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  November 19, 2018 – California is experiencing what experts are calling some of the worst wildfires in the history of the state. Camp Fire, which erupted November 8 in Butte County, has killed 77 people, destroyed more than 10,500 homes and torched 150,000 acres (roughly the size of Chicago). But, according to Cal Fire,... 

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Philanthropy Day for Apache Elementary School

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On November 15, 2018, Heart to Heart International (HHI), with the charitable support of Wells Fargo, joined with Apache Innovative School to build hygiene kits for people in need. Last month, to coordinate with Apache’s 4th grade lessons on natural disasters, a representative of HHI visited the school and discussed HHI’s disaster responses, including medical... 

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HHI Responds to Hurricane Michael

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Right before the deployment of the disaster response team to Hurricane Michael, HHI Laboratory Programs Manager Judy Hastert was working hard to get an Abbott i-STAT device (a handheld blood analyzer pictured here) ready for the response. The analyzer needed a software update before it could go with the team to Florida, so Hastert reached out to an expert at Shawnee Mission Health who got it updated and ready to go.

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