Submitted by Anna Ortiz, Global Health & Development Director I have held many titles throughout my life, but the one that has most significantly impacted me is “volunteer.” I have been a volunteer for as long as I can remember. Even as young as seven, I would accompany my dad on […]
Together We Can… Through Volunteering
Submitted by: Tiffany Luu, Development ManagerDecember 5th marks International Volunteer Day, an observance by the United Nations since 1985. This year’s theme is Together We Can Through Volunteering and boy, has that been true for 2020!The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown a curve ball in our lives, impacting how we volunteer. […]
Helping Out During Covid-19: Learn How to Best Volunteer Your Time
When you look at the numbers, it’s clear that the coronavirus has truly taken a toll on our country. Whether you or someone you know has been directly affected by the disease or you’re just doing your part to stay home and stay safe, COVID-19 has completely flipped our lives […]
How to Start Volunteering: Finding Volunteer Opportunities that Suit You
Have you been wondering how to start volunteering? Well, it’s never been easier! In fact, it’s constantly increasing in popularity and more people than ever before are taking part in voluntary works all across the globe.Today, people of all abilities and ages are looking for ways they can support causes […]
7 Life-Changing Benefits of Donating and Doing Volunteer Work
More people are doing volunteer work in the US than ever before!The latest volunteer statistics are as mind-blowing as they are heart-warming:Well over 77 million Americans volunteered for one cause or another last year. In total, they racked up 6.9 billion hours of volunteer work, which equated to around $167 billion […]
A grateful Peru welcomes back Esperança Volunteer Surgeons
Many of you are aware of my medical mission last year to Abancay, Peru, with Dr. Ray Sachs and the rest of our team, where we identified what we felt was a neglected area of pediatric orthopedic care, namely congenital hip dislocations and hip dysplasia, along with other pediatric orthopedic […]
Esperança Chosen to be part of 2015 State Employee Charitable Campaign
Esperanca has been granted approval to be part of the 2015 State Employees Charitable Campaign (SECC).
A Child Shall lead Them…
It’s back to school time. All around the world children are piling into school buses, excited to show off their new clothes, to break open their brand new school supplies and find out what this new year will hold. But high in the mountains of southern Bolivia, there’s a different kind of excitement. For these children, back to school means more than seeing old friends and meeting new teachers.