Heart to Heart International was stationed in Marshalltown, Iowa, assessing needs of those affected by the tornadoes that ripped through the town on July 19th. The hospital took a direct hit and HHl sprung into action within an hour of initial reports of damaged buildings and injuries.
HHI’s Mobile Medical Unit helped fill the gap with medicines, supplies, lab capability and exam rooms. HHI Volunteer Nurse Chelsi took care of a man who was accidentally hit with a chainsaw and EMT K.C. is helping see patients and giving others Tetanus shots. Fortunately, the HHI’s MMU and volunteer medical staff are on site to treat lacerations, punctures, and other injuries.
The Heart to Heart Disaster Response Team took action by delivering PowrServ hygiene kits, bottled water and home clean-up kits to people in Marshalltown. Many residents were so busy clearing debris and repairing the damage they didn’t have time to come see us. The staff and volunteers loaded up trucks and delivered aid directly to those in need.Read More »