May 2023 Newsletter



May 2023 Newsletter 

In commemoration of our first shipment in May 1992, we have launched:
The Big Give will raise funds and awareness for our mission to improve access to health for all. During the month of May, we invite you to join us in support of our efforts to provide humanitarian relief, disaster response and community health programs worldwide. By making a donation to Heart to Heart International, you are joining us in making a positive impact on the lives of those we serve.

Hygiene kits distributed to earthquake survivors

Click above to watch a brief video about the recipient distribution on YouTube.

Attention local families and community members!

Come to Heart to Heart International’s Humanitarian Day on May 20 from 10am to 3pm in Lenexa, Kansas, to be inspired and connect with like-minded individuals dedicated to making a positive impact in the world!

Get ready to experience an extraordinary event where you will engage in interactive activities, enjoy delicious food from food trucks and discover the remarkable work that Heart to Heart International does to provide aid to people affected by disasters and crises worldwide.

Mark your calendars and be part of something truly special on May 20!

Saturday, May 20, 2023
10am to 3pm
11550 Renner Blvd., Lenexa, KS 66219

Find out more and sign up today!

HHI helps FedEx celebrate 50 years of service

To celebrate FedEx’s 50th birthday and to conclude its 50 Days of Caring initiativeFedEx team members volunteered at more than 60 different community service events around the globe. Volunteers worked with HHI to assemble thousands of hygiene kits in Memphis, Tennessee, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Monday, April 17, 2023. Read more about these incredible events and the long-term partnerships we are grateful to share with FedEx!

HHI helping in Mississippi tornado aftermath

Delta Health Center’s building in Rolling Fork, Mississippi, sustained major damage during the tornado that struck in March. Heart to Heart International deployed its mobile medical vehicles and portable health clinic to provide a safe and private space for patients to receive treatment while the clinic works to rebuild. Read more about our efforts to support the local clinics following this disaster.

Your donation helps provide access to health to those in need.
Donate today!

Unseasonable rain and mud in Panama 

HHI staff traveled to Panama to visit with our longtime partner Floating Doctors, which focuses on healthcare support for rural indigenous communities. On one trek to a local village, both HHI staff members tumbled down muddy hills. They got to experience how precious clean and safe water is for these communities and how important it is for communities to stay healthy. Read more about their experiences here! 

One-year milestone for laboratory in Missouri

In honor of Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, HHI celebrated the one-year anniversary of a lab funded by a corporate partner, EVERSANA. Kim Carroll, CEO at HHI, and EVERSANA representative, Stephanie Davis, honored Dr. Wael Mourad, medical director of The Medina Clinic in Gladstone, Missouri, for the one-year milestone and success of the lab’s installation and patient treatment within the clinic. Read more to learn about the success stories from the patients.

Helping diabetic care in Dominican Republic

Heart to Heart International works to improve access to health throughout the world with its Access to Medicine program. Through the program, HHI donates essential medical supplies and medications to partners, such as Cross Catholic Outreach, who distribute them to those in need. One of the organizations that has received support from CCO and HHI is Hospital General El Buen Samaritano in the Dominican Republic. Read more about how this hospital provides quality care to all patients in its Diabetic Foot Care Center thanks to HHI’s Access to Medicine program.

 Did you know Heart to Heart International is a 4-star Charity Navigator charity, a BBB Accredited charity and has earned GuideStar’s Gold Seal of Transparency? 

The need is great. You can help.
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