Local Grant Video: YMCA

Greg McLeod, from our Weatherby NC office, talks about his experience in applying for and receiving a Local Grant! Thanks for watching!

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…

Video: Experiencing Local Culture

International travel is an extremely rewarding experience, especially when you are on a medical mission. Working side-by-side with local practitioners and helping people in a time of need becomes a bonding experience. Getting to see the local culture is the icing on the cake of a mission. Each trip is…

When a Trip Changes

If you’ve ever gone on a medical mission trip, you know they take a lot of planning. There are so many moving parts from healthcare volunteers, to the nonprofit organization, to travel coordination, and on the ground operations. And when you plan multiple trips in a year, the puzzle of…

Video: Day in the life of a medical mission

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to go on a medical mission trip? It can be a little challenging to know what to expect if you haven’t gone on a mission. On our trip to Guatemala, in the fall of 2019, we followed around Randy Archibald, a…

Local Grant Story: Children’s Miracle Network

Guest Blogger: Rayna Arthur When I had my first child, Aaliyah, it was the greatest joy and love I’ve ever known. At almost 3 months old, I noticed something different about her. Naturally, I started researching and looking at medical journals for an answer. I brought my concerns to her…

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