The Compassion Gala: Honorees Announced

At this year’s Compassion Gala on May 9th, Heart to Heart International will present two distinguished awards to two very deserving honorees.

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US Army Major General Gary J. VoleskyThe Power of One

The Power of One award is presented to an individual that exemplifies compassion toward the underserved and victims of crisis or disaster by significantly supporting Heart to Heart International’s mission to provide humanitarian healthcare to those in need.

As Commander of the military component of the United States response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, Major General Volesky led U.S. troops into every corner of Liberia over the course of five months to build Ebola treatment units, establish field laboratories, and to provide logistical and operational support.

2015 Power of One Award recipient:

US Army Major General Gary J. Volesky



AAFP Foundation LogoHeart for Humanity

The Heart for Humanity award is presented to a group, organization or company that exemplifies compassion toward the underserved and victims of disaster by supporting Heart to Heart International through monetary, volunteer and gift-in-kind support.

The AAFP Foundation has worked side-by-side with HHI for more than 20 years in humanitarian initiatives, providing patient care, medical education and training, service to children, and support for disaster relief. Currently, the AAFP Foundation program, Family Medicine Cares International, brings volunteers and resources to improve the lives and health of the people of Haiti.

“By providing patient care, medical training and volunteer work in Haiti, the AAFP Foundation has worked with us to expand access to healthcare for so many. The AAFP Foundation has shown they truly have a heart for humanity” – Jim Mitchum, HHI chief executive officer.

2015 Heart for Humanity award recipient:

American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation



Presented by:

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Saturday, May 9, 2015

Power & Light District
61 East 14th Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64105

6:00 pm ~ 11:00 pm


All proceeds to benefit Heart to Heart International and our humanitarian efforts around the world.