Crisis at the border

HHI began working on the border crisis in 2014 with the onset of the unaccompanied minor crisis. We initially worked with the National Latino Evangelical Coalition as they were setting up housing facilities for unaccompanied minors in California, Florida, Illinois, New York, Arizona and Texas. We have continued our efforts by providing both Save the Children and Catholic Charities with hygiene kits. These kits have been given to the people who are released from the border facilities, often with nothing at all.

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Crisis at the border

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HHI began working on the border crisis in 2014 with the onset of the unaccompanied minor crisis. We initially worked with the National Latino Evangelical Coalition as they were setting up housing facilities for unaccompanied minors in California, Florida, Illinois, New York, Arizona and Texas. We have continued our efforts by providing both Save the Children and Catholic Charities with hygiene kits. These kits have been given to the people who are released from the border facilities, often with nothing at all.

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Health care in the Bootheel

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Rural Americans face significant obstacles in health care access, including geographic isolation, limited job opportunities, and lack of health care providers. In fact, many rural communities are deemed Health Professional Shortage Areas. To help combat these challenges in the Bootheel of Missouri, HHI has partnered with the U.S. Department of Defense and Delta Area Economic... 

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Kansas City Tornado Response

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A massive rain-wrapped tornado touched down to the west of Kansas City, Kansas, on the evening of May 28, hitting just outside of Lawrence and tearing through Pleasant Grove, Bonner Springs and Linwood. The storm downed power lines, uprooted trees, and destroyed homes and other buildings. Heart to Heart International sent an initial disaster assessment team to the areas affected that night. We then deployed our disaster response team early on Wednesday morning and positioned the Mobile Medical Unit at Linwood Elementary School.

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HHI in Jefferson City after tornado

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An advance assessment disaster response team left for Jefferson City early on Thursday, May 23, after a large tornado tore through the town late Wednesday night. The team brought hygiene kits to distribute to people affected by this destructive storm. They also met with local officials and partners to determine the most effective ways to... 

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