Dec 9: Arrived at the border

By | 2018-12-10T18:39:13+00:00 December 10th, 2018|Categories: DONATE NOW!, refugee, South of the Border|

Our small team Leslie, Judy and I have arrived in Texas at the border. We have been instructed to be very careful with posts, no images and no details as to where we are. So I will describe things without names.There is a shelter in an old nursing home. We arrived after dark so we just [...]

Dec 3: Medical Care Shortage South of the Border

By | 2018-12-03T16:49:03+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Categories: DONATE NOW!, refugee, South of the Border|

Just got word there is a shortfall in December medical care at the Texas/Mexico border. Our Hands On Global team is responding and tag teaming to cover December. There are a lot of SICK people needing medical attention. Leslie Gibbs NP, Judy Paton, Board Member and I leave Sunday 12/9. Dr Georgia Milan is home now [...]

Nov 27: Report From Dr. Georgia, South of the Border

By | 2018-12-03T02:03:48+00:00 November 27th, 2018|Categories: DONATE NOW!, refugee, South of the Border|

Hi Everyone! This is my 2nd day at the RGV Catholic Charities Respite Center. I am so glad to be here. The way things work down here in South Texas is that when folks cross the border seeking asylum, (and they present with probable cause for asylum) they are sent to the detention center, and [...]

Nov 26: Report From Dr. Georgia, South of the Border

By | 2018-12-03T02:06:56+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Categories: DONATE NOW!, refugee, South of the Border|

Hi Val and Friends, Today was my first day at the Respite Center of the Rio Grand Valley Catholic Charities, across the border from Reynosa. It was incredibly crazy. I saw 60 patients, many children, almost everyone from Honduras - although some from Guatemala and El Salvador. Everyone had children with them. There were many [...]

Nov 26: News From South of the Border

By | 2018-12-03T02:07:43+00:00 November 25th, 2018|Categories: DONATE NOW!, refugee, South of the Border|

Dr Georgia Milan of Hands On Global is on the Texas-Mexico border working with the Catholic Charity shelters providing medical care to the many people crossing the border. People are being released from detention centers on the US side and are really sick. There is an influenza epidemic. People with high fevers, coughs and flu [...]