Why Should I Give Back (by going a Medical Mission)?

Guest Blogger: Eddie Christensen Making a Difference Foundation Board Member   Why Should I Give Back (by going a Medical Mission)? India, Kenya, Haiti, Paraguay, Ecuador, Guatemala, and Panama all sound like fun and exotic places – and they most certainly are.  But think deeper.  How many people have you…

Disaster Relief Medical Missions

The Making a Difference Foundation is committed to helping you find a way to give back that fits your passion and experience. There are so many different types of medical missions available, and each one is different based the nonprofit partner you choose, the country you visit, and the type…

Local Grant Story: Rebuilding Together Broward

Guest Blogger: Don England, Weatherby I serve on the board of directors for Rebuilding Together Broward County and take part in the [Re]Builds in communities throughout the year. Rebuilding Together Broward County works to bring volunteers and communities together to improve the lives of low-income homeowners and neighborhoods in need….

Local Grant Story: Big Dog Ranch Rescue

Guest Blogger: Becky Carter, Weatherby Eleven years ago, I received a message from a good friend of mine, who happens to be a Veterinary Technician, that he was delivering a litter of puppies to a recently rescued momma dog who had just been taken in by Big Dog Ranch Rescue….

Local Grant Story: Blessings in a Backpack

Guest Blogger: Chris Madsen, CompHealth Blessings in a Backpack is a nonprofit organization that was formed to ensure that elementary aged children do not go hungry over the weekend. Many students in impoverished areas rely on their school for breakfast and lunch. And, in some cases, those may be the…

A Letter from Foundation President and Chair of the Board

Dear Friends, Like many organizations, the Coronavirus pandemic caused us to dramatically change in 2020.  As the virus spread quickly throughout the world in the first quarter, most of our 2020 plans and goals were immediately made obsolete. Our mission to support healthcare providers and CHG Healthcare employees find their…

#GivingTuesday

This year has, at times, seemed incredibly long. But here we are just a few weeks away from 2021. Not much in this past year has gone to plan – you can read about that here and here. But if 2020 has taught us one thing, it is to not…

COVID Disaster Relief

In late March, as the COVID-19 pandemic brought the world to a standstill, the Making a Difference Foundation made the decision to suspend its medical mission trip program for the remainder of the year. While it was heartbreaking to not be able to provide opportunities for direct healthcare and health…

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