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Support a Volunteer Team

Be a part of our teams by supporting them financially.

Every month, medical teams depart for places around the world in desperate need of healing and hope. Not only does each team member donate his or her time, but many pay the travel costs and gather donated supplies and medicine.

Select a team below to donate.

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Your gift directly touches hurting families and children, even when you physically cannot.
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DONATE TO OUR GUATEMALA DENTAL TEAM

(April, 2014) Despite its middle income status, Guatemala’s health outcomes compare unfavorably with those of other much poorer countries. The face of poverty and hunger is young, indigenous and rural. This team will serve in Nebaj and surrounding communities, providing dental care to 200 (pre-screened) school-age children.

This team includes Adam Veitschegger, Cathleen Brueske, Ellen Broyles, Janet Steiner, Julia Bailey, Kyle Blair, Spencer Brueske, Steven Bailey and Thomas Hodge.


 

Donate to our Haiti Rehabilitation Therapy Team

(May, 2014) It has been estimated that about 300,000 people became disabled as a result of the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that rocked Southern Haiti on January 12, 2010. This team, along with our Advantage Rehabilitation staff, will focus on providing direct care and preventing disability. They will also provide training to locals in rehabilitation care and learn about rehabilitation in a foreign context where resources are limited.

This team includes Allison Wehunt and Erica Walling.

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Donate to our Guatemala Dental Team

(May, 2014) This team will work alongside local dentists and teach oral hygiene to teachers, students, mothers, and children. They will perform preventative, restorative, and surgical oral interventions on acute cases in the Alta Verapaz department of Guatemala.

This team includes Aubrey Chrisman, Kelsey Chrisman, Roxanne White and Christopher Patterson.

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Donate to our Honduras Medical Team

(May, 2014) Poverty, social and economic inequalities and high levels of insecurity in the country present significant challenges to improving the health status of Hondurans, particularly the most vulnerable: women, newborns, elderly people, and children under five. This team will provide primary care to rural families in the Siguatepeque geographical area and provide training to PAG and Ministry of Health staffs in case management of illnesses and proper use of otoscopes.

This team includes Wendy Forrester and Heather Reeves.

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Donate to our Guatemala Work Team

(May, 2014) The main causes of morbidity in children 5 and under are respiratory infections and diarrhea. In addition to this, only 45% of the families in the 22 communities which Medical Teams International works have pit latrines. This team will help build either improved ventilated cooking stoves or improved latrines for the local families.

This team includes Janice Burger.

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Donate to our Guatemala work team

(July, 2014) This community health project work team will work alongside an indigenous community in the Alta Verapaz department of Guatemala, outside the city of Cobán. They will help build either improved ventilated cook stoves or improved latrines for the local families.

This team includes Julienne B. Livaudais, Jason C. Shrank and Matthew D. Hill.

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Donate to our El Salvador Pediatric Ophthalmology Team

(October, 2014) El Salvador’s National Commission of Health reports that the most marginalized sections of the population have difficulty accessing primary and specialty health care services, including ophthalmology. This team will perform corrective eye surgery for approximately 60 children who would not otherwise have access to surgery.

This team includes Dr. Michael Struck and Wilma Gillis.

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Donate to our Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue Travel Team

Over the past 10 years, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue (TVF&R) firefighters have donated their time and money to help Medical Teams International provide assistance in countries around the world. To date, more than 40 TVF&R firefighters have responded to countries such as Vietnam, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Haiti, Japan, Uganda and the Philippines. Most recently, 14 TVF&R firefighters have helped with relief efforts in response to Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.