July 20th, 2023

Weekly Newsletter

New partnerships will propel HFUSA Global Health and Food Security forward!

(don’t miss the updates below: medical team in Ghana trains on laparoscopy and HFUSA shared its impact with thousands of people)

HF Healthcare Services partners with Loyola Medicine to expand eye care in Guatemala

A new partnership between HF Healthcare Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Humanity First USA, and the distinguished Loyola Medicine, a member of Trinity Health, will develop a state of the art Ophthalmology Department at Nasir Hospital in Guatemala.

Read the Press Release

Man in a suit speaks at a podium

Dr. Bouchard speaks about advances in AI for eye care at Nasir Hospital 4th anniversary event in 2022.

Nasir Hospital Building Forward

Nasir Hospital is an excellent center for care ....Whenever I have gone as a volunteer... I returned eager to move this partnership forward. It is thrilling to formalize a connection between Loyola Medicine and Nasir Hospital."

Charles Bouchard, MD, MA, Chair of Ophthalmology, Loyola Medicine 

"We can bring the best eye care in the world to Guatemala through a partnership with Loyola Medicine. We believe that Nasir Hospital will become an eye care destination for people in Guatemala and much further away, including for American citizens.”

Majid Khan, President of HF Healthcare Services

The Humanity First Duluth Food Pantry will receive donations from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

The Humanity First USA Duluth Food Pantry in Duluth, Georgia, will receive non-perishable food and personal care items from The Church of Jesus Christ. Food donations will become part of local families' weekly boxes. Personal care items will be available at a Dignity Table at the pantry.

Read the Press Release

“We are truly grateful for the work that Humanity First does, and are grateful to be able to assist them in helping the residents of Duluth in this way.”

Winston Samuels, regional leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints serving congregations in north Georgia

“We are grateful to The Church of Jesus Christ for this generous partnership. Now we will be able to offer people even more options for nourishing weekly meals and self-care.”

Munum Naeem, Chairman & Executive Director, Humanity First USA

Women and youth move items from shelves along the walls into plastic bins

The Duluth Pantry team hard at work preparing for families to pick up food boxes.

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Two men look at a portable ultrasound machine

Dr Tarek demonstrates an ultrasound machine to HF Ghana Chairman Sahih.

A man and a woman use a laparoscopy training machine.

Working together on a laparoscopy training device.

Medical training team arrives in Ghana and gets right to work

A medical team from the United States is training professionals in Ghana and Liberia this week. They are teaching courses on anesthesia, laparoscopy surgery, and first aid/CPR.

The team is being hosted by Humanity First Ghana. They came with their readiness to teach and learn and also with supplies. Two portable ultrasound machines will be donated to local hospitals as part of this trip.

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A doctor uses a laparoscopy training device

It was great to see you at the AMI Convention!

HFUSA shared stories of impact with thousands of supporters and dignitaries.

This past weekend, Humanity First USA was thrilled to showcase the needs of people around the world and the solutions that HFUSA is providing each day. Many of the 8,000 attendees of the AMI Convention are long-term supporters of HFUSA and HF Healthcare Services from across the country, and even the world. 

  • HFUSA highlighted 19 years of global impact to serve over 4.4 million people. 
  • We shared our 2025 vision and goals to make our major programs self-sustaining and expand our supporter base across diverse funding sources. 
  • We are working hard to engage 20,000 supporters for our 20th Anniversary early next year, and we thank you for joining us and spreading the word!
Large Humanity First backdrops describe Food Security, Water for Life, Gift of Sight, and Global Health programs
Mr. Hinds and Mr. Toe stand in front of a Humanity First banner

Esteemed visitors to the Humanity First booth included the H.E. Samuel Hinds, Former President and Prime Minister of Guyana and current Ambassador from Guyana to the USA and Honorable Hermann Toe of the Embassy of Burkina Faso. 

A young boy wears an oversized Humanity First baseball cap

Our youngest supporters helped their parents learn more about humanitarian impact for kids like them around the world.

Two boys watch a lighted 3D image of the Humanity First logo

Other top moments were receiving new donor commitments to build two primary schools Mali and Burkina Faso… and debuting a hologram fan that became a favorite for all ages!

Corporate sponsor logos for Datawiz, Our Next Energy, and Smart IS International

Thank you to our booth sponsors Smart IS International, Datawiz, and Our Next Energy.


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