Crisis Response Care Cards

Help people in crisis without leaving your home! As all crises are unique and unpredictable, so are the personal needs of theĀ individuals they affect. Vulnerable populations and people in crisis include survivors of natural disasters, human trafficking, war and conflict (refugees), the homeless, and disabled. Many of us want to Continue Reading

Grit and Glory in the U.S.V.I.

Gut-wrenching and Glorious Grueling, gritty, gut-wrenching and glorious. Yes, glorious. Minuscule, but monumental, glimmers of hope and breathtaking beauty imbue the catastrophic and widespread destruction. My time serving in devastated St. John for two weeks proved all of the above. (So much so, I’m going back. See “The Latest” below.) Continue Reading

Caribbean Hurricane Relief

Last September much of the Caribbean was decimated by the unthinkable: two back-to-back Category 5 hurricanes. Now approaching six months later, many parts of these islands still lack power and electricity. The regional hospital suffered so much damage it was deemed indefinitely inoperable, patients and staff forced to evacuate mid-storm Continue Reading