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Surgical Mission in the Philippines: We came, we saw, they conquered us

March 14, 2016 Uncategorized 0 Comments

            Today we're re-blogging an incredible story and photos from volunteers Eva & Andrew. Read below: "Aguiaman," which is to say thank you in Ilocano. This is the language spoken in Apayao and Ilocos Norte, the most northern…

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The MSU is a miracle machine.

Dr. Glenn Geelhoed, our founder, shared his first thoughts on the new mobile surgical unit (MSU) in the below email received mid-January:   I have just arrived and this is the first time I’ve had access to email while in…

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Success Story | Clement Chao

February 8, 2016 Uncategorized 1 Comment

One of Mission to Heal's main objectives is life-changing learning, or learning that results from experiencing profoundly different environments that challenge long-held beliefs and habits while accomplishing feats of service and discovering meaning, purpose, and motivation for a lifetime. Many…

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This day has been a long time coming…

January 31, 2016 Missions 1 Comment

This day has been a long time coming... My first experience with Mission to Heal was back at Calvin College, where I met Dr. Geelhoed when he was visiting as a guest lecturer. A year after that initial conversation I found…

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In the Philippines: A Few Updates

December 30, 2015 Uncategorized 1 Comment

A team of students from Calvin College has landed in the Philippines. Here are few shared details: 1. The mobile surgical unit will be coming to us by ro/ro ferry. 2. The volunteers will be both in group and individual…

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Christmas Letter | A Yearly Recap

December 22, 2015 Uncategorized 0 Comments

From Doc G's annual Christmas letter, recounting 2015 happenings: Merry Christmas from Maryland! 2015: A year of the mobile surgical unit From Midwest retrofit to Long Island to Derwood to Grand Rapids to Chicago to Long Beach to a transpacific…

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