Volunteers

Volunteer Spotlight: Patty Brehm

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As one of the volunteers at the front desk of HHI headquarters, Patty Brehm is always busy – answering phones, writing letters, helping visitors – you name it. But, who is the person behind all that? Patty graciously agreed to answer some questions so we could get to know her better. Thank you for everything you... 

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MLK Day of Service

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In 1983, legislation was signed to create a federal holiday marking the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This federal holiday was first observed in 1986, and, in 1995, it was designated as a day of service. The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Jan. 18, 2021, is the 26th anniversary of the... 

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Volunteer Spotlight: Dr. Kathleen Stone

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“I have been a volunteer physician for Heart to Heart International since March 2019 when I retired from private practice in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Never one to be a stay-at-home doctor, I launched a second chapter learning my way to Disaster Medicine surrounded by like-minded medical professionals who care for patients in challenging circumstances. I... 

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2020 Virtual Disaster Response Training Workshop

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In December, the Disaster Response Team launched the first virtual volunteer workshop. Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, converting the normally in-person workshop to a virtual format was critical to ensuring the safety of Heart to Heart International volunteers while also preparing them to deploy to disasters both domestically and globally. The prevalence of COVID-19 doesn’t stop... 

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