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In Nepal, Mental Health Takes Center Stage

Michael J. Nyenhuis | Posted 04.25.2016 | Impact
Michael J. Nyenhuis

Performers take to the streets of Nepal to help earthquake survivors address societal problems and reduce the stigma of mental health services. Photo ...

After a Disaster, What You Find When You are First to Arrive

Michael J. Nyenhuis | Posted 06.11.2016 | Impact
Michael J. Nyenhuis

In the months and years ahead, stress could damage individuals and families. When an earthquake wipes hometowns off maps, psychosocial care is critical and is always part of a long-term, comprehensive response.

He Wrote a Bad Check to Rescue a Plane Full of Orphans. What Happened Next Is Amazing

Michael J. Nyenhuis | Posted 06.05.2015 | Impact
Michael J. Nyenhuis

The opportunity to make a difference is open to each of us nearly every day -- we just have to honor the impulse and act.

Hope in the Fight to End Ebola

Wendy Diamond | Posted 05.11.2015 | Impact
Wendy Diamond

It's our global responsibility towards humanity to encourage compassion for those suffering, and support efforts to completely eliminate the Ebola virus by the end of 2015. Together we can make this happen!

A Firsthand Account of Life at the Epicenter of the Ebola Outbreak in Monrovia, Liberia

Garrett Ingoglia | Posted 12.09.2014 | Home
Garrett Ingoglia

When traveling to areas devastated by earthquakes and violent storms, the physical damage is often apparent even before you step off the plane.

Relief Organizations Prepared To Help Isaac Victims: At Least 10 Dead In Haiti

Posted 08.27.2012 | Impact

At least 10 people were reported dead in Haiti after Tropical Storm Isaac drenched the impoverished nation, the Associated Press reports. A woman a...

Making a Difference: August Is an Important Time for Protecting Our Children

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 10.15.2012 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

Today, even though we have this information as well as how they are transmitted, there is still the likelihood of a widespread epidemic occurring if steps are not taken to protect our families and communities. Vaccination is one of these steps and by doing so you just might become a hero yourself.

5 Ways You Can Help Joplin 1 Year After Tornado Hit

Posted 05.22.2012 | Impact

May 22, 2012 marks the one-year anniversary of the tornado that ripped through southern Missouri, changing lives for thousands of people in the densel...

Hurricane Irene: How You Can Help

Posted 10.27.2011 | Impact

The Red Cross is preparing dozens of shelters along the East Coast and distributing supplies to areas in the storm's path. People can find open Red ...

1,000 Attend Free Medical Clinic As Aetna Axes Jobs

Mary Ann West | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Mary Ann West

Without access to reduced cost health care, the uninsured are more likely to wait longer, become sicker, and burden emergency departments, all at a greater cost to patient, facility, and taxpayer.

Giving to Haiti and to the Future

James Lee Witt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
James Lee Witt

Having just returned from Haiti with President Clinton, I can attest to both the truly overwhelming scope and scale of the devastation but also the remarkable humanitarian effort underway.

A Passion to Help, the Ability to Deliver

Mary Ann West | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Mary Ann West

Here are a few of the many agencies that had been in Haiti before the earthquake, are there now and will be there long after the sense of urgency has passed.